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Companies Act 2006 Overview and Company InformationJune 8, 2017

The Companies Act 2006 became fully effective from October 1st 2009. It is the principal source of law relating to...

Company Name RulesJune 8, 2017

You cannot incorporate a company using any name you like. Some names are prohibited (for example, those which suggest a...

Company Formation ChecklistJune 8, 2017

You may have come across advertisements which make forming a company sound very easy, but before you go ahead there...

Data Protection Guidance for LandlordsJune 8, 2017

The Information Commissioner's best practice guide for landlords - written to to assist them in complying with the Data Protection...

Bring Your Own Device – Data Controllers’ ObligationsJune 8, 2017

The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) requires data controllers to take appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent unauthorised or...

Construction Act ChangesJune 8, 2017

On 1 October 2011, changes to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (normally called the Construction Act) came...

Age Discrimination – Life After the Abolition of the Default Retirement AgeJune 8, 2017

Since the abolition of the Default Retirement Age (DRA), it is no longer permissible for an employer to dismiss an...

Consumer Rights UpdateJune 8, 2017

Businesses that deal with members of the public are reminded that the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which received the Royal...

Dealing With Breach of PatentJune 8, 2017

When you discover that a business has breached your patent, what should you do? The answer to this question has two...

Mother Suffered Discrimination After Part-Time Return From Maternity LeaveJune 8, 2017

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against or treat a woman unfavourably because of her pregnancy, or...

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