The Court of Justice of the European Union has held that if you are a mobile or home worker, then the time spent travelling to your first or last appointment of the day IS considered to be time working for the purposes of the Working Time Directive.
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In order to protect your brand from erosion by similar but inferior products it is not enough to register a trademark. If you have developed a unique offering and gained a loyal following, competitors may attempt to siphon off your customer base by promoting their businesses in ways confusingly similar to your own.
What is the legal status of children following the death of one parent and the re-marriage of the other? If there is no Will in place then upon the death of the surviving parent who has remarried and under the Rules of Intestacy, the first £250,000 of the estate plus personal belongings would pass to their new spouse. The spouse or civil partner will also receive half of the balance of the estate if it is worth over £250,000. The remaining
Is your lease clear and unambiguous as to the recoverability of your lawyer’s legal costs?
These were the words Lord Justice Taylor echoed when considering the case of Plantation Wharf Management Company Ltd v Jackson and another .
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osbourne, gave his Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 8th July.
This stated that the 2015 Budget will be one "for working people," it is a Budget that "sets out a plan for Britiain for the next 5 years to keep moving fro a low wage, high tax, high welfare economy; to the higher wage, lower tax, lower welfare country we intend to create."
What is the legal status of a step-child following the death of the step-parent without a Will. Surprisingly, the step-child has very little protection or rights.
If somebody dies without making a Will, the property and assets of that person are distributed to certain of their surviving relatives in accordance with the Rules of Intestacy.
The Data Protection Act 1998 applies to all businesses that collect personal data in the United Kingdom. Data covered by the Act includes any information relating to a living person by which they can be identified. This includes their name, address, date of birth and preferences as well as others’ views about them.
Following the recent Tube Strikes and the impact they had on London’s workers and businesses, the Tory government have just published the draft Trade Union Bill. This was drafted to tackle the measurable economic and commercial damage that industrial action has been known to and will continue to cause if preventative measures are not put in place.
As members of the Islington Chamber of Commerce, we get to be involved with all sorts of events across the city where we have the chance to meet other business representatives and even create business for ourselves through networking and referrals. The Chamber provide a weath of events that allow this to happen and are always well turned out.
We are delighted to announce that our Seminar held on 1st July 2015 on the importance of making Lasting Powers of Attorney and Wills was a huge success. We were working in partnership with Age UK Islington.
We discussed the importance of making a Will and ensuring that it is kept up to date. We also discussed the advantages and disadvantages of entering into Lasting Powers of Attorney.
At Gelbergs, we cherish the opportunity to give work experience to those interested in Law. From GCSE level right up to Graduates, we feel that experience is invaluable to both the student and ourselves and it can help us both move forward.
Here at Gelbergs, we enjoy nothing more than being involved with events around the local community and helping to support local businesses and charities as well as individuals within Islington.