News and articles

The lawyers at FSP need to keep up with frequent changes in the law.  We try to cover all significant and interesting developments in our news and articles.


If you are looking for coverage on a particular topic, try the search tool at the top of the page.  For example, if you search against "redundancy" you will find Ian Machray's quick guide to redundancy.

  • Licence to play music on business premises

    businesscommercial technologyregulatory riskintellectual propertyhomepageregulatory law licensing

    Date: 12 June 2018

    Elizabeth Butler, a trainee in the Commercial and Technology team, explores a recent case in which the High Court ruled that a restaurant owner infringed copyright by allowing DJs to play music on his premises without a licence.
  • Thinking of freezing staff pay?


    Date: 31 May 2018

    Why silence is not always golden when changing terms of employment.
  • Equal pay for leave?


    Date: 31 May 2018

    Ian Machray explores shared parental pay rates and whether they can be discriminatory.
  • How late is early enough?


    Date: 31 May 2018

    Jackie Denham explains the new clarification on extending the time limits for bringing a claim.
  • Right to itemised pay statements


    Date: 31 May 2018

    We highlight changes to rights regarding pay statements.
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