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  • 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?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 31 May 2018

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

    Employmentindividualsbusinesshomepage

    Date: 31 May 2018

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

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 31 May 2018

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

    individualsEmploymentbusiness

    Date: 31 May 2018

    We highlight changes to rights regarding pay statements.
  • Day in the life of a corporate trainee

    businesscorporate

    Date: 15 May 2018

    Our corporate trainees provide an insight into the typical day of a trainee solicitor in our corporate team.
  • FSP advises on sale of ONELAN Limited to US buyer

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    Date: 09 May 2018

    The corporate team at Field Seymour Parkes has advised on the sale of the entire issued share capital of ONELAN Limited to PE backed Uniguest.
  • An unfair unfairness test?

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 26 April 2018

    Katie Burley explores whether 40 years of decisions could potentially be incorrect.
  • Quiet please!

    individualsEmploymentbusiness

    Date: 26 April 2018

    Christian Meredith explores a case which was struck out due to the claimant discussing the case while under oath.
  • The price of injured feelings

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 26 April 2018

    We highlight changes to the Vento guidelines.
  • Things that go bump for an employer

    businessEmploymentindividuals

    Date: 26 April 2018

    Ian Machray explores a recent case which provides useful guidance on “bumping” in a redundancy situation.
  • FSP advises on business sale for TCG Residential Ltd

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    Date: 25 April 2018

    The corporate team at Field Seymour Parkes has advised TCG Residential Ltd on the sale of its lettings and property management services business.
  • A windfall for term-time and irregular workers?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 28 March 2018

    Jackie Denham reports on the EAT’s recent clarification on holiday pay calculations.
  • Great Expectations

    businessEmploymentindividuals

    Date: 28 March 2018

    Ian Machray explains how a culture of long hours can give rise to disability discrimination claims.
  • Piling on the changes

    individualsEmploymentbusiness

    Date: 28 March 2018

    Christian Meredith investigates the upcoming changes to tax on termination payments.
Total of 272 pages