Emma Atkins

Abolition of the default retirement age

Despite employers across the nation expressing their concerns, the government has this week confirmed that it will push ahead with plans to end compulsory retirement from October this year. The current laws mean that…more
| Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law

Important Employment Law Update: National Minimum Wage increase & abolition of the Default Retirement Age

The principal rate of the national minimum wage will be raised from £5.80 to £5.93 per hour from 1 October this year and the age from which this rate is payable will fall from 22 to 21! Find out what other increases you need to…more
| Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law

Practical tips for ensuring your comparative advertising is lawful

Businesses that run comparative advertisements need to ensure that any comparative claims that they make can stand up to scrutiny. A successful claim for false, deceptive or misleading advertisements can be expensive and result…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Products Liability
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