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The Roles and Duties of a Charity Trustee

The Roles and Duties of a Charity Trustee

| September 25, 2017

Jenny Ebbage, Partner, Edwards & Co. Solicitors is a specialist in charity law and company law and writes on the roles and duties of a charity trustee of a company If you sit on the board of a commercial company you will know your legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities as a company director. If the […]

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Domain names and copyright: How to ensure you’re within the law

Domain names and copyright: How to ensure you’re within the law

| September 22, 2017

Your domain name matters. Picking the right name is key to helping your customers or readers (or both) to be able to find you amid the crowd. It’s your identity online and plays an important part in your branding. That’s why it’s important to register your name and take some time to pick the right […]

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Not negligent but still liable, report from John Dugdale, A&L Goodbody

Not negligent but still liable, report from John Dugdale, A&L Goodbody

| August 23, 2017

by John Dugdale, Associate, A&L Goodbody A recent decision of the Supreme Court has implications for clients and contractors alike. Background Following a competitive tender process, MT Højgaard A/S (MTH) was employed by two companies in the E.ON group to design and install the foundation structures of two offshore windfarms in the Solway Firth, on the […]

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Business needs to be aware of the Consumer Mediation Directive

Business needs to be aware of the Consumer Mediation Directive

| January 19, 2017

The Chair of the Dispute Resolution Service (DRS), Brian Speers has said that: “Local businesses in Northern Ireland must be more aware of the legal implications of the European Consumer Mediation Directive which requires them to consider mediation in consumer disputes”. Mr Speers was speaking at an event organised by the Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) […]

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Northern Ireland Employment Law briefing for start-ups

Northern Ireland Employment Law briefing for start-ups

| October 9, 2015

by Jonathan Simpson, Cleaver Fulton Rankin Although Northern Ireland Employment Law can appear complex and overwhelming for any start-up business which decides to take on employees, by getting a few key areas right from the start you can avoid the pitfalls and prevent problems arising. Businesses operating in Northern Ireland should also be careful to […]

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Is your business ready for the new holiday pay rules?

Is your business ready for the new holiday pay rules?

| June 5, 2015

Emma-Jane Flannery, Employment Law Associate at law firm Arthur Cox, outlines the facts. Holiday pay is an issue that affects most businesses, and a number of recent rulings by the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) will, potentially, have significant ramifications on how employers in Northern Ireland should calculate holiday pay going forward. Why were the […]

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Is this strictly legal?

Is this strictly legal?

| April 28, 2015

The Europa Hotel was the venue as local Lawyers from across Northern Ireland came together to put 6 months’ worth of dance training into practice as part of ‘Strictly Come Legal’ in aid of local premature baby charity Tinylife. In front of a packed audience of over 600 people, 11 couples danced the night away […]

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Procurement Law change will shake up Public Tenders

Procurement Law change will shake up Public Tenders

| February 26, 2015

The Procurement Law around the process of tendering for public sector contracts is set to be shaken up by the introduction of regulations which come into effect today. Leading law firm Carson McDowell has advised contracting authorities in particular to prepare for the significant changes which are set to move the goal posts on public […]

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