Commercial Client News

Competition – New Market InvestigationMay 1, 2012

The aggregates, cement and ready-mixed concrete industries are the latest to come under the spotlight of the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT)...

Barrister Wins Sexual Orientation Discrimination ClaimApril 26, 2012

In Bivonas LLP and others v Bennett, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld the decision of the Employment Tribunal (ET) that a gay barrister...

Barrister Wins Sexual Orientation Discrimination ClaimApril 26, 2012

In Bivonas LLP and others v Bennett, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld the decision of the Employment Tribunal (ET) that a gay barrister...

Functionality Not Protected in Computer ProgramsApril 23, 2012

Computer programs have been at the centre of many legal disputes. Although the program itself is subject to the laws of copyright, creating a program...

Functionality Not Protected in Computer ProgramsApril 23, 2012

Computer programs have been at the centre of many legal disputes. Although the program itself is subject to the laws of copyright, creating a program...

HMRC In Line for £160 Million Windfall After Salary Sacrifice Scheme RejectedApril 20, 2012

When a member of staff is on a temporary assignment, they are allowed to receive travel and subsistence payments (within certain limits) free of Income...

HMRC In Line for £160 Million Windfall After Salary Sacrifice Scheme RejectedApril 20, 2012

When a member of staff is on a temporary assignment, they are allowed to receive travel and subsistence payments (within certain limits) free of Income...

HMRC In Line for £160 Million Windfall After Salary Sacrifice Scheme RejectedApril 20, 2012

When a member of staff is on a temporary assignment, they are allowed to receive travel and subsistence payments (within certain limits) free of Income...

Increase in Unpaid Parental Leave PostponedApril 17, 2012

Currently, any employee who has completed one year of continuous employment and who ‘has, or expects to have responsibility, for a child’ is entitled to...

Increase in Unpaid Parental Leave PostponedApril 17, 2012

Currently, any employee who has completed one year of continuous employment and who ‘has, or expects to have responsibility, for a child’ is entitled to...