M&S and Aldi have been in the IP news again the last couple of weeks. This case highlights the importance of protecting your intellectual property as a business, whether that be designs or brands.
Understanding how contracts are formed and the key provisions within them is crucial for successful B2B relationships. Our Lego inspired guide can help navigate the complexities of commercial agreements with clarity and precision.
We quite often get asked who owns IP rights in the employee vs employer relationship. In this article we look at what the UK legislation position is and how employers can address IP rights with workers.
It will be interesting to see the interpretation of the AI and IP issues in the Getty Images case. But why is the case important and what should businesses be doing and thinking about if they use generative AI?
With secondary provisions for The Online Safety Act coming into force in April 2024, we take a look at those new provisions; what they mean for users and what they mean for businesses.
After 10 whole years the Flexible Working Regulations are finally being updated. In this blog we look at what the regulations will now say, what a flexible working request process should look like, how to manage employees etc.
Deciding whether to hire an in-house lawyer or outsource to a legal services provider can be tricky - each approach has its own advantages and disadvantages. Here, we explore what those are, and how to make the right decision for you and your business.
Most businesses are not normally too concerned about UCTA as it’s rare for B2B contracts to not comply with this law. However, in this article, we explore how recent case law might change this position.
Following momentum in 2023, the focus on tackling Greenwashing is expected to continue across the UK and EU in 2024. In this article we explore the importance regulating and reprimanding deliberate Greenwashing.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has announced its intention to update existing guidance on sexual harassment and harassment at work. We've put together a handy blog comparing the existing guidance vs the proposed changes.
Family leave and pay is evolving in 2024! With 6 April looming - we've written an article giving you the low-down on the legislation that HR professionals need to be thinking about, from changes to redundancy protection, paternity leave and the upcoming Neonatal Care (Leave & Pay) Act.
The EU AI Act will be voted on in April 2024 ahead of the upcoming European Parliament Elections - things will likely be set out in a bit of a rush, so we're getting ahead of the curve and giving you some food for thought in this article.
The recent implementation of the EU Data Act (EDA) is a landmark development in data protection and privacy regulations. As this legislative framework comes into force, it brings about significant changes with far-reaching implications for those handling data. In this article we explore the key highlights and scope of the Act.
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The AI Act, expected to be introduced in the EU later this year is intended to set out rules for providers and users of AI systems in the EU marketplace. The UK is currently taking a slightly difference approach by favouring the regulatory guidance approach as opposed to legislation. But what does this mean for UK businesses who place AI systems on the market in the EU?
The legal world has kept us on our toes this January! Knowledge is power so we've prepared a short article to give you the down low on all legal updates.
It’s beyond disappointing that in 2024 we are having to warn female investors that from 31 January 2024, the new definition of high net worth individuals will come into effect and likely have devastating consequences for the female investor network.
There were some important pieces of employment legislation passed in 2023 and coming into effect this year making changes to flexible working rights, carers' leave, protection from redundancy, and worker protection from third-party harassment.