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Patently unfair – What are your legal rights if somebody has stolen your idea or product?

The definition of intellectual property is: ‘any type of intangible property that is a result of creativity’. This covers designs, logos, and artistic or literary, works as well as inventions. If you suspect another person or business of infringing on your intellectual property, you could take legal action.

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What impact will the Worboys judgment have for victims of serious crime?

Two victims of John Worboys have won their claims for compensation from the Metropolitan Police after the Supreme Court ruled that their treatment by police breached their human rights.

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The Rights to a Better Gig

Millions of freelancers, hired by companies instead of full-time employees to work in what has become known as the ‘Gig Economy’, will be entitled to holiday and sick pay under new Government plans to address modern workers' rights.

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All Things Being Equal – The Great Supermarket Sweep

The news that supermarket giant, Tesco, could be facing an equal pay claim worth up to a record £4 billion added fuel to the growing issue of gender equality in the workplace. Whilst causing a sensation in the media, Verisona Law’s Head of Employment, Sue Ball, looks behind the headlines to see what lies ahead.

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Tracking your digital worth for the next generation

The value of our online lives is worth billions of pounds but many of these assets may never be passed on, as people are failing to record their digital worth.

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When mini breaks just don’t cut it: Tribunal ruling demonstrates importance of 20 minute rest breaks

Tribunal says twenty-minute rest periods for workers should be given in one run, not as a series of mini-breaks.

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Making a case study of an enforceable contract: the judgement in the case of Blue v Ashley

The basic requirements of a contract are that both sides have reached an agreement, which is intended to be legally binding, is supported by consideration, and is sufficiently certain and complete to be enforceable.

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Crossing and dotting makes for clear contracts

Tesla founder Elon Musk is set to become the richest man in the world if he succeeds in growing the company to $650bn, after agreeing to work for no pay for ten years, in return for what’s been estimated as a $55.8bn bonus if he hits target.

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Can pre-nups agreements help to save your marriage?

Wedding season is just around the corner, and has an extra buzz thanks to the brace of royal weddings planned for 2018. If you’re tying the knot this year, it’s likely you’ve spent time carefully planning everything from bouquets to bunting. But have you given a second thought to a pre-nuptial agreement? Some couples just don’t want to think about what happens if there isn’t the dreamed of fairy-tale ending. But what if a pre-nup could actually help make your marriage stronger?

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Are you entitled to a refund for registering your Power of Attorney?

Last week the government introduced a new scheme which will enable nearly 2 million people to claim for a refund on their registration fee for their Power of Attorney arrangements.

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