There are many claims that an employee may not bring until they have been employed for at least 2 years (known as the Qualifying Period). These claims include some of those most commonly advanced by employees, including most unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal claims.
An advertising keyword allows an advertiser to have their adverts placed on a search engine’s results. An advertiser can purchase keywords relevant to their business so that when a user carries out a search, their advert is placed either above or to the side of the natural search results.
From 1 January 2021 all EU trade mark registrations will no longer cover the UK.
However, all EU trade marks that have been registered before 31 December 2020 or ‘IP Completion Day’, will be automatically converted by the UK Intellectual Property Office into their own fully independent UK trade mark holding the original EU trade mark filing date. There will be no additional fees to pay.
If you are a landlord and have outstanding possession proceedings which were subject to the stay under Practice Direction 51Z and CPR 55.29 (‘the stay’) you may be wondering what comes next following expiry of the stay on 20 September 2020. This briefing note details how landlords can reinstate their possession claims and what requirements you need to comply with.
The Government has introduced a new scheme (the Job Support Scheme) to replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which ends on 31 October 2020. The Job Support Scheme is designed to assist businesses that are facing decreased demand due to the circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.
Amazon’s Brand Registry helps brand owners protect their IP rights and creates “an accurate and trusted experience for customers”. The Registry ensures that the trade mark owners are the only sellers who can sell their products on Amazon.
The Business Tenancies (Protection from Forfeiture: Relevant Period) (Coronavirus) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2020/994 extend the “relevant period” for the purposes of Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 to 31 December 2020.
As the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has continued, the Government announced on 21 August 2020 that the stay on possession proceedings under Practice Direction 51Z and CPR 55.29, which was due to expire on 23 August 2020, was to be extended by a further four weeks until 20 September 2020.
Business terms and conditions are a vital framework setting out how commercial transactions will take place and what is expected of each party.
They contain the detailed terms that will accompany a contract, providing the signatories with the rules that will govern their commercial relationship.