Commercial Client Articles

Employee Fraud: Warning Signs

Employee fraud was a boom area even before the recession started.  ‘Targeted’ frauds, often backed by organised criminals, are also becoming more common. In these...

Letters of Intent – Getting Them Right

What Is a Letter of Intent? Letters of intent, commonly referred to as 'heads of agreement', are used to indicate the terms under which two or...

Business Relief – Traps for the Unwary

Most business people know that for family businesses there are generous Inheritance Tax (IHT) reliefs, which generally operate to make assets used in the business...

Failing to Prevent Bribery – Are You at Risk?

The Bribery Act 2010 came into force on 1 July 2011. It created a new offence which can be committed by a commercial organisation if...

Limited Liability Partnerships: Procedures and Guide

Limited liability partnerships (LLPs) were first introduced in April 2001 and are becoming an increasingly popular way of structuring a business, especially with professional practices. The...

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Supreme Court Clarifies Law on Indirect DiscriminationJuly 5, 2017

The Supreme Court has now handed down its judgment in an important case, Essop and Others v Home Office (UK Border Agency), brought by a...

Annoyed With a Tenant? Don’t Take the Law Into Your Own Hands!July 4, 2017

The law protects tenants against mistreatment and landlords who ignore their tenants' rights are courting disaster. In one case that strikingly proved the point, a...

Annoyed With a Tenant? Don’t Take the Law Into Your Own Hands!July 4, 2017

The law protects tenants against mistreatment and landlords who ignore their tenants' rights are courting disaster. In one case that strikingly proved the point, a...

Internet Search Confusion Not Enough for Trade Mark InfringementJune 30, 2017

Argos is a well-known retailer in the UK and owns its trade name. However, the argos.com web domain is owned by a US company which...

Internet Search Confusion Not Enough for Trade Mark InfringementJune 30, 2017

Argos is a well-known retailer in the UK and owns its trade name. However, the argos.com web domain is owned by a US company which...

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