Did you know that unless specifically provided for by contract, the first owner of copyright is (usually) the creator of the copyright work?
As we reported in April, the Financial Services Authority was replaced by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Did you know the words you use in a termination letter can change a mutually agreed termination into a dismissal?!
We can find an example of this in practice on the case of Francis v Pertemps. In this case Mr Francis was no longer
required by the company within which Pertemps had placed him. The company was identified in his contract of
In 2012, the High Court heard a case between an NHS Trust and a catering company.
The dispute involved numerous breaches of contract, including breach of a “good
The recent case of Newbury v Sun Microsystems in the High Court demonstrated the importance of the heading ‘subject to contract’ in contractual negotiations.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (the ICO) has launched a new Code of Practice aimed at helping organisations with subject access requests from individuals.
The Ministry of Justice has published a Guidance Note to offer advice and assistance to Claims Management Companies in complying with the law applicable to advertising and marketing.
On 30 July 2013, the Intellectual Property Minister, Lord Younger, announced a new service to be operated by the Intellectual Property Office (the IPO) to help businesses understand copyright law.