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  • ...a little bit of law - The Private Rented Sector

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    19 May 2015

    At its widest, the private rented sector in the UK comprises any property that is privately owned and which is rented to individuals as their principal home.

  • How to Protect your Format

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    27 April 2015

    This paper is based on that extensive experience, and sets out a number of practical steps that you can take to make the protection of television formats easier for those that have invested substantial time and money in their creation.

  • The Bribery Act 2010 and its impact on the advertising industry

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    27 April 2015

    It has been called the ‘toughest bribery legislation in the world’ and has been rumoured to spell the end for corporate hospitality, media rebates and the client lunch, but what are the real implications of the Bribery Act 2010 for the advertising industry?

  • Contests, games and draws: The UK sales promotion law

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    15 April 2015

    The Gambling Act 2005, which came into force on 1st September 2007, includes a number of provisions that impact directly upon the legality of promotional contests, games and draws in the UK. It does not extend to Northern Ireland, however, which can have significant consequences.

  • Protecting your reputation via your legal and regulatory rights

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    05 April 2015

    “The exercise of restraint over the media by means of the threat and/or use of all available legal and regulatory mechanisms” - The deinition of Meda Management

  • Digital media in advertising

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    03 April 2015

    The growing importance of digital media and digital distribution methods in the advertising industry reflects the significant impact that the digital world has had on society in general over the last 10 years or so. New technology has not only created new ways in which advertising agencies can communicate to the public, but it has also enabled them to implement cheaper, more efficient and more targeted campaigns than was previously possible using solely analogue media and traditional distribution methods.

  • Digital Agencies - A guide to managing legal risk

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    03 April 2015

    Agencies need to consider a number of legal and commercial issues when providing digital services to their clients. We outline some of the key legal issues below. However, we are offering new clients a 45 minute initial meeting free of charge to discuss their particular circumstances.

  • ...a little bit of law - Data Protection

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    01 March 2015

    Personal information collected by organisations in the housing sector, especially by Registered Providers (RPs), is often extremely sensitive. Therefore, the sector must be particularly scrupulous when it comes to data handling.

  • Brussels Regulation (recast): How has it changed?

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    20 January 2015

    The Brussels Regulation, which contains the rules governing jurisdiction and enforcement issues in civil and commercial matters for EU member states, has been the subject of an extensive period of review resulting in a recast regulation.

  • ...a little bit of law - Excluding Liability

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    02 September 2014

    It is common for certain kinds of contract to include clauses which seek to exclude or limit liability.

  • Court of Appeal ruling on injunctions to prevent breach of contract

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    27 May 2014

    Court of Appeal delivers landmark ruling on the availability of injunctions to prevent breach of contract.

  • The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

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    03 January 2014

    The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012 by the Department for Communities and Local Government. It sets out the Government’s planning policies for England and how these should be applied. What is it, and does it help or hinder development?

  • Contracting Authorities and Public Procurement: Mitigating the consequences of challenges

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    27 November 2013

    This guide for contracting authorities looks at the steps that a contracting authority can take to mitigate the risks and consequences of challenges for alleged breaches of EU procurement rules brought under the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

  • Boundaries

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    20 October 2013

    The purpose of this guide is to help you should you need to identify the extent of a site or ownership and responsibility of boundaries.

  • ...a little bit of law - Judicial Review & Planning 

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    09 October 2013

    You’ve applied for planning; you’ve seen the councillors at the planning committee approve your application; you’ve collected your planning permission from the council offices.

  • Guernsey Image Rights

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    27 September 2013

    Famous sportspeople, entertainers The Bailiwick of Guernsey, the small British Crown dependency in the English Channel known as an offshore tax haven, has achieved a ‘world first’ by establishing a unique registered image rights regime.

  • A New Era for Consumer Rights

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    20 September 2013

    It has long been recognised that UK consumer law is not clear enough. Even the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) website says it is out of date, confusing and incomplete.

  • Delay and completion

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    27 May 2013

    While the phrase “practical completion” and other similar phrases, such as “substantial completion” are often used in construction contracts, many do not in fact define what it is.

  • Human Rights and Tolerated Trespassers

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    27 April 2013

    The Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (the “2008 Act”) abolished, or at least attempted to prevent the creation of further “Tolerated Trespassers” but it appears that the Tolerated Trespasser has risen from the dead in a different guise.

  • The BOA recognition licence for London 2012 suppliers

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    14 April 2013

    This inbrief looks at the background to the restrictions placed on London 2012 suppliers, considers the benefits of signing up to the British Olympic Association’s regime, and highlights some top tips to help suppliers stay within the new rules.

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