Challenging an Inheritance – what happens if you’ve been cut out of a Will.

Challenging an Inheritance What is challenging a Will about? As a will dispute solicitor I’m frequently asked about what to do if one has been excluded or left significantly less than what might be reasonably expected (for example if a …

Managing stress and mental health at work – some employment law issues

Mental Health Awareness Week This article is being released in Mental Health Awareness Week 2020. For more information check out the Mental Health Foundation website and watch this short video: Employee stress levels and wellbeing at work: background Research has …

Business Interruption Insurance: A guide for small business

What is and isn’t covered by business interruption insurance? Business Interruption Insurance is something at the forefront of small business owners minds now right, facing closures due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and Government enforced lockdown.  Many people are turning to …

App icon incorporating text “free prints” infringed Trademark but was not passing off

App icon incorporating text “free prints” infringed figurative trade mark incorporating identical text and registered for photographic printing services (High Court) The High Court has ruled that the use of an icon incorporating the text “free prints” in relation to …

COVID-19 guidance for employees and employers

The Government has released three new guidance notes online: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19 – although expect the guidance to be updated regularly. COVID-19 Guidance for Employers The Government Guide is: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/guidance-for-employers-and-businesses-on-covid-19 It sets out things that all Employers should know and be doing …