Nestlé lose the battle to protect their “four finger” trademark – do you need to protect your brand?

Corporate and Commercial 18 May 17

The Court of Appeal ruled on 17 May 2017 that the four-finger shape KitKat bar cannot be trademarked.

Darwin Gray Hires Marketing Team

Darwin Gray News 17 May 17

Experienced marketing professional Paula Morris has joined leading Cardiff commercial law firm Darwin Gray as their Head of Marketing, forming a team with Marketing Manager Anna Sherer.

John Lewis minimum wage errors lead to £36 million back payment fund

Employment and HR 15 May 17

Mistakes made in the calculation of the hourly pay of John Lewis employees could lead to thousands of workers being paid back pay due to having technically missed out on the minimum wage over a long period.

McDonalds offers fixed-hour contracts

Employment and HR 15 May 17

McDonalds has announced that it will start to offer its staff fixed-hour contracts, with a guaranteed minimum number of hours each week.

Discrimination during the recruitment process

Employment and HR 15 May 17

In a recent case, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has decided that a recruitment process which included a multiple choice test was discriminatory towards a candidate who suffered from Asperger’s syndrome.

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