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Suspending Employees: A Knee-jerk Reaction?

It is common for employers to suspend staff pending a disciplinary investigation, for example, to limit further misconduct, safeguard evidence or protect witnesses. Suspensions made without good ... more

How to secure overseas investment

This article first appeared in the latest edition of the ISBA Bursar’s Review. Economic and policy conditions in the UK have created a perfect storm for foreign investment in our ... more

The new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims

New provisions to encourage business creditors to reach agreement with sole trader debtors before matters come to court will come into force on 1 October. The new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt ... more

Risk and Reward: Legal Problems in Social Media

Social media has revolutionised the way we do business online and you’re probably already using some form of it to market your business. According to a recent survey of more than 2,000 SMEs, ... more

Do you consent? Changes in online marketing

With the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming into force in less than nine months’ time, you should be thinking about the changes you need make to your marketing strategy now! ... more

Online Retailing and RPM

With resale price maintenance (RPM) again under scrutiny by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), suppliers and resellers should urgently review their online sales strategies. Why now? The ... more