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Prize draw closing date extensions: Moneysupermarket.com

April 18 2013 The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint against Moneysupermarket.com after finding that a prize draw promotion run by the…

Caste discrimination unlawful: Tirkey v Chandok and another

February 21 2014 Anti-caste campaigners have welcomed an Employment Tribunal ruling that caste discrimination is protected under the Equality Act 2010. The caste…

Photographer’s damages £5,682 not “a few hundred pounds”: Sheldon v Daybrook House

May 16 2013 In a case which demonstrates the potential pitfalls of using photographs posted on social networking websites (Tumblr in this case), the Patents…

Must Be The Music is not The Real Deal: Wade and Perry v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd

July 4 2014 Brian Wade and Geraldine Perry devised an idea for a primetime music talent show, to be called The Real Deal, featuring artists who write and perform…

Supreme Court confirms hotel discriminated against same-sex couple: Bull and another v Hall and another

January 10 2014 The Supreme Court has held that Christian hotel owners discriminated against a homosexual couple in a civil partnership by refusing to let them stay…

Rihanna t-shirt ban upheld: Robyn Rihanna Fenty and others v Arcadia Group Brands Limited and others

February 18 2015 The Court of Appeal has upheld a ban on Topshop selling a sleeveless t-shirt bearing the image of the singer Rihanna that had been produced without…

Can an employee be fairly dismissed for posting offensive non-work related tweets? Game Retail Ltd v Laws

February 18 2015 In what is believed to be the first Employment Appeal Tribunal decision involving Twitter, the EAT has held that an Employment Tribunal failed to…

Photo competitions and copyright

February 2 2015 Photographic competitions have become increasingly popular in recent years thanks to the boom in digital photography and the ease with which…

Access to register of members: when is a request proper?

January 14 2015 In Burry & Knight Limited & Another v Knight, the Court of Appeal considered, for the first time, the refusal of a shareholder's request for access…

Modern Slavery Bill: what does it mean for businesses?

January 14 2015 The Modern Slavery Bill was introduced in June 2014 and is the first of its kind in Europe. The Government's aim is to bring together, in a single…