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  • 26November
    Article

    LANDMARK JUDGMENT ON MESOTHELIOMA

    Rulings continue to take place on those who have suffered from the effects of exposure to asbestos. Mr Perry McDonald, who died in February 2014 from mesothelioma, had brought a case against National Grid Electricity for exposure to asbestos.

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  • 24November
    Article

    Employment Tribunal Ruling on Holiday Pay

    As previously conveyed in an earlier Cheyney Goulding article on the 21st October 2014 and widely reported in the press, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided in the case of Bear Scotland Ltd and others v Fulton and others that holiday pay must be calculated so as to include non-guarantee overtime.

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  • 21October
    Article

    Holiday Pay Calculations - A Time Bomb?

    In the case of Block –v- British Gas Trading Limited (2014) it has been held that commission should be taken into account when assessing holiday pay. To quote from the Judgment “it must be noted that, notwithstanding the remuneration received by the worker during the period in which he actually...

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  • 17October
    Article

    Post Mitchell

    In the recent case of Denton v T.H. White Limited, the Court of Appeal has decided to limit the effects of the draconian decision in Andrew Mitchell MP v Newsgroup Newspapers. 

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  • 09September
    Article

    EMPLOYEE RESIGNATION AND AFFIRMING THE CONTRACT

    The High Court has made a declaration in the recent case of Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers [2014] EWHC 2633 (QB), that if an employee attempts to resign immediately from the workplace, in a repudiatory breach of their employment contract, then they would still remain as an employee if the...

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  • 17July
    Article

    Social Media Sites

    The question of social media sites is a very important issue for employers.

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  • 28May
    News

    Annual Company Secretary Service

    Following the implementation of the Companies Act 2006, private limited companies are no longer required to have a Company Secretary.

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  • 27March
    News

    New Cheyney Goulding LLP website launched

    Cheyney Goulding LLP has this week launched a new website and updated company logo. Please take the time to browse around our new content pages and news articles. 

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  • 04March
    News

    BASEL III POSES A THREAT TO SME FINANCING

    Basel III regulations have been created and are being implemented to improve the resilience of the financial markets in the wake of the financial crisis. The regulations seek to increase the quality and quantity of capital held by banks to create a capital buffer and increase monthly liquidity ratios to...

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  • 16February
    News

    FLOOD RESPONSE

    With the flooding over the 2013/2013 period affecting countless numbers of people, businesses and property across the UK, the Government has published guidance with regards to various grants and schemes for those concerned.

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  • 25November
    Article

    Know Your Copy-Rights

    Unlike other forms of intellectual property rights, copyright law operates automatically when the facts of a situation satisfy certain criteria set out in law. Unlike trademarks and patents, there are no applications or registrations required to gain rights under copyright law and such rights are extensive, with potentially severe consequences...

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  • 21October
    Article

    The Companies Act 2006

    The Government deemed it appropriate to enact the provisions of The Companies Act 2006 over a considerable period of time. This causes confusion, not only amongst directors but also their advisors. All the provisions are now in force.

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  • 17October
    Article

    Protect your brand: register it as a trade mark

    The High Court recently ruled that a trade mark of the brand “PINK” owned by Thomas Pink Ltd, registered in the UK in 2010 and as a Community Trade Mark in 2004, was sufficiently distinctive and had been genuinely used in relation to the registered goods and services to warrant...

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  • 13October
    Article

    Selling to Consumers

    On 13 June 2014 new rules on selling to consumers came into force under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the ‘2013 Regulations’).  The 2013 Regulations implement the Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU), the purpose of which is to standardise consumer law requirements across the EU.

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  • 04August
    Article

    Cyber Security

    The Directive requires companies who are providers of critical infrastructure to sectors such as banking, transport, finance and health sectors have suitable IT security mechanisms.

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  • 31July
    Article

    Town and Village Greens

    Although anyone can apply to register land as a town or village green when a significant number of inhabitants have used the land, for lawful sports and pastimes for example, as of right (i.e. without force, secrecy or consent) for at least 20 years, this was tested in the case...

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  • 29May
    Article

    Maternity Leave Entitlement

    In CD v ST and Z v A Government Department and the Board of Management of a Community School, two women became mothers through the use of a surrogate and neither was permitted to take paid maternity or adoption leave.

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  • 23May
    Article

    Perils of Selling a Horse

    When it comes to selling a horse, for the majority, a lot of thought and consideration has already gone into the willingness to actually part company.

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  • 21March
    InBrief

    Spring InBrief 2014 NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE!

    The Spring 2014 edition of our quarterly newsletter "InBrief" is now available. The information contained in InBrief is for general guidance only. Please contact Cheyney Goulding LLP for further information and/or detailed legal advice on any aspects of the law.

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  • 02March
    News

    EMPLOYMENT ISSUES FROM SOCIAL MEDIA

    Social media is a valuable tool for businesses to interact with customers. It is also a useful research tool for employers when hiring, firing or taking disciplinary action against employees. 

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  • 04February
    News

    Costs Budgeting

    When the Jackson Reforms were introduced, largely on the 1st April 2013, they mainly impacted the costs of civil litigation. One of the main purposes of the Jackson Reforms was to promote access to justice at a proportionate cost.

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