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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

OIOpublisher 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

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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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Hospitality Operators: Beware the Imminent Tobacco Packaging Laws!

    Hospitality Operators: Beware the Imminent Tobacco Packaging Laws!

Smoking may have long been banned from pubs and restaurants but many hospitality operations still sell tobacco products. However, from May, the UK-wide plain packaging law is to be extended

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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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Caterers Beware: Invoice Fraud Reaches Highest Levels

  Caterers Beware: Invoice Fraud Reaches Highest Levels

Simple and frighteningly effective, invoice fraud hit one in six British SMEs last year, and the hospitality trade makes an

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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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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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