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Landmark victory for UK businesses – can you now claim for business interruption?

Following a Supreme Court ruling, thousands of businesses impacted by COVID-19 could now be eligible to claim on their business interruption insurance.

Council clears the air in procurement challenge

High Court has refuses summary judgment to a claimant in a procurement challenge and lifts the automatic suspension on awarding the contract in favour of Newcastle City Council.

ICO fines hotel group for data breach

A global hotel group has been fined after a four year old data breach was identified, even though the business was in different hands when the cyber-attack originally occurred. Here’s how historic breaches can bite.

Business interruption insurance judgment: Can you now claim?

A new test case could prove to be good news for those struggling to claim business interruption insurance.

Make your mark

Banksy’s ‘flower bomber’ case highlights trade mark pitfalls for businesses, explains George Festing, our IP disputes specialist.

Time to act: 5 tips to recover debts and boost cashflow

With more than 50% of businesses expecting their revenues to fall by more than 50% over the coming months, now is the time to act to prevent further financial disruption.

Five ways to stop others using your kitchen and bathroom construction plans

Tired of having your kitchen or bathroom designs ‘stolen’ and used by cheaper suppliers? It’s a frustration you can avoid, says Alex Craig – Head of Intellectual Property at law firm Muckle LLP.

What happens when possession proceedings recommence?

No this is not déjà vu – this is an article in anticipation of the stay on possession proceedings coming to an end.
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Residential tenancy notice periods extended – in most cases…

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Eviction notices just got more complicated for residential landlords. Get the details in our brief summary.

The cost of coronavirus confusion

Who carries the risk of project delays caused by the Lockdown and the mandatory changes in how we work?