14th October 2015
Welcome to the latest issue of the Mundays Business update providing you with a summary of the latest legal changes and briefing of issues affecting you and your business.
Modern Slavery Act and the impact on all large companies
Although the Modern Slavery Act 2015 is primarily concerned with offences relating to trafficking and slavery, from October 2015 large companies in the UK should take note. Read the full article here.
Consumer Rights Act 2015
Any business which deals with consumers needs to be aware of the changes to the law which came into force on 1st October 2015. The Consumer Rights Act 2015 brings in some key changes to consumer protection legislation. Read the full article here.
Small business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 includes measures which aim to make the ownership of UK companies more transparent and to increase trust in the UK as a place to do business. Read the full article here.
What is in a name
You may think that a correct legal name is not key in everyday business, and so often contracts are made business to business which do not clarify this key legal point. A recent case provides a lesson for all. Read the full article here.
Protecting the Family Business
Pre-nuptial agreements can do much to avoid traumatising a family run business or private company if there is a marriage breakdown of a shareholder. Read the full article here.
Andrew Knorpel looks at the conduct of the employee, one of the five potentially fair reasons for dismissal
Rachel Lemon comments on a baby born to be the first person without a legal mother
Rachel Lemon comments on the recent Channel 4 documentary that was a shocking insight into the online world of sperm donation