News and articles | Business 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.

Searching?

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.

  • Take care when using online photographs

    businesscommercial technologyintellectual propertyhomepage

    Date: 15 August 2018

    Elizabeth Butler, a trainee in the Commercial and Technology team, explores a recent case in which the European Court of Justice considered whether re-posting photographs on another website constitutes copyright infringement.
  • FSP advises VineUp on its sale to Graduway

    p-penelope-gardenventurecorporatebusiness

    Date: 10 August 2018

    Field Seymour Parkes have advised the founders of VineUp on its sale to Graduway, a UK-based private equity backed purchaser with operations in the US and Israel.
  • FSP advises BGF on investment into Cutting Edge Solutions

    p-penelope-gardenventurecorporatebusinessp-jeremy-parkeshomepage

    Date: 27 July 2018

    Field Seymour Parkes has advised investor BGF on its investment into Witney-based Cutting Edge Solutions, a reseller of Siemens computer-aided design and product lifecycle management (PLM) software.
  • FSP advises on sale of DPC Properties Limited

    businesscorporatep-harriet-morrishomepage

    Date: 26 July 2018

    The corporate team at Field Seymour Parkes has advised David and Charlotte Crooke on the sale of the entire share capital of DPC Properties Limited, to Leaders, part of the Leaders Roman Group.
  • Workers or self-employed?

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 20 July 2018

    Supreme Court dismisses appeal in key worker status case.
  • Overtime rules

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 20 July 2018

    Acas aim to reduce risk of foul play in overtime.
  • Fever pitch

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 20 July 2018

    What to do when sunny days or a World Cup haze sees employee attendance plummet.
  • More haste, less speed

    businessEmploymentindividuals

    Date: 20 July 2018

    Take care in establishing an employee’s right to work.
  • New changes to Trade Marks in the UK

    businesscommercial technology

    Date: 18 July 2018

    Soraya Salhi, Trainee Solicitor within the Commercial & Technology Department, considers the coming changes on Trade Marks by the Trade Mark Regulations 2018 which will come into effect on 14 January 2019.
  • Dismissal without warning

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 28 June 2018

    Can a series of minor offences justify summary dismissal without warning?
  • The last "last straw"

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 28 June 2018

    Jackie Denham clarifies when an employee can rely on a breach they had previously waived.
  • Knowledge isn't always power

    businessEmploymenteducation

    Date: 28 June 2018

    Can a discrimination claim succeed where employer unaware misconduct caused by disability?
  • A gross dismissal?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 28 June 2018

    Christian Meredith explores whether misconduct needs to be ‘gross’ to justify dismissal.
  • Licence to play music on business premises

    businesscommercial technologyregulatory riskintellectual propertyregulatory 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?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 31 May 2018

    Why silence is not always golden when changing terms of employment.
Total of 285 pages