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Holiday Pay Causes Woes for Hospitality Sector

    Holiday Pay Causes Woes for Hospitality Sector

OIOpublisher With the number of hours worked by staff often varying dramatically depending on the season, it has never been straightforward for managers and business owners in the hospitality and

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Maclay Murray & Spens Combines with the World’s Largest Law Firm

    Maclay Murray & Spens Combines with the World’s Largest Law Firm

Leading Scottish firm, Maclay Murray & Spens, has announced today that it is to combine with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. The combination, which is expected to complete later

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New Laws Aim to Help Resolve Hospitality Sector IP Disputes

    New Laws Aim to Help Resolve Hospitality Sector IP Disputes

The rapid growth of microbreweries and craft distillers has seen a rise in branding and trade mark disputes in the sector. Later this year, changes are due to long-standing legislation,

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Report Highlights Workplace Dress Code Equality Issues

    Report Highlights Workplace Dress Code Equality Issues

The House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Committee has issued its High Heels and workplace dress codes report, highlighting widespread discrimination when it comes to what employees may wear at

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Hospitality Operators: Beware of (Anti)Social Media

    Hospitality Operators: Beware of (Anti)Social Media

Most catering and leisure businesses are aware of the power of social media when it comes to promoting their business,

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Give a Little This Christmas – But Only If It’s Legal!

    Give a Little This Christmas – But Only If It’s Legal!

Many businesses like to be generous with customers and suppliers to demonstrate their gratitude at Christmas time. However, few recognise

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Champagne Branding Case Keeps Trade Mark Rights ‘Cristal’ Clear

    Champagne Branding Case Keeps Trade Mark Rights ‘Cristal’ Clear

When the owner of Cristal champagne took a similar-sounding product to court in order to prevent its luxury image from being

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Hospitality Law Specialists MMS Deal With Dress Code Discrimination

    Hospitality Law Specialists MMS Deal With Dress Code Discrimination

Especially common in catering and hospitality operations, dress codes can apply to both front of house and staff in other

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Mazars Accountants’ Report Reveals What Brexit Means for Business

    Mazars Accountants’ Report Reveals What Brexit Means for Business

The result of the referendum for the UK to leave the EU was announced in the early hours of 24th

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Living Wage Requires Payroll Planning, Says MMS

    Living Wage Requires Payroll Planning, Says MMS

  The introduction of the National Living Wage in April added another layer to an already complicated system of minimum

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