What to do if an employee has Long COVID and is unable to work or keeps having time off?

We’re told that Coronavirus CoVid-19 not only causes problems when you have it, but can cause a multitude of symptoms months later. Known as Long Covid, it’s becoming a plague of malaise for workers throughout the country and it’s impacting …

Why Caterpillars Count – An Introduction to Intellectual Property for Small Business on World Intellectual Property Day – Free Webinar

On Monday 26th April 2021 I’m doing a webinar live stream as it’s World Intellectual Property Day.  It’s free and will be live-streamed to my Facebook and YouTube. It’s at 12 noon online. Here’s the links you’ll need: YouTube: http://YouTube.com/stevenmathersolicitorFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/stevenmathersolicitor I’ll be …

#ad Influencer Marketing – Advertising Standards clamping down on rule breaking

On 18 March 2021, the ASA published a report entitled Influencer Ad Disclosure on Social Media, which sets out the findings of a three-week compliance monitoring exercise undertaken in September 2020. The ASA monitored the accounts of 122 influencers it had …

Advertising Law: a quick guide to avoiding your advert being banned like Ryanair.

As you may have seen, Ryanair’s Jab and Go Advert was recently banned by the ASA. The watchdog held that the advert was inaccurate and misleading. I thought I’d therefore put together a short blog on the laws and regulations …