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Pitfalls of jumping on the Rebrand Wagon

18 Jun 2021

Are you considering a rebrand? In this article, Intellectual Property Senior Associate Humna Nadim takes you through the different aspects you need to consider if you are thinking of making a change to your brand.

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Further extension to eviction ban announced

18 Jun 2021

Commercial Property Associate Charlotte Barker and Property Litigation Senior Associate Rebecca Jones comment on the Government’s announcement that they will be extending the eviction ban until March 2022, and what this means for both landlords and tenants.

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PODCAST: How can permitted development shape our towns?

17 Jun 2021

Listen now. Planning specialist Victoria Leam talks to Place North West’s in our latest podcast partnership, exploring the rule over the permitted development landscape and discuss how the clients are navigating the complicated web of changing legislation. 

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Pensions on Divorce

15 Jun 2021

Family Lawyer Colin Davies discusses how pensions are dealt with by the court when a couple goes through a divorce.

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Is it okay for your staff to express a view on gender rights within the workplace?

11 Jun 2021

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that gender-critical beliefs are protected beliefs under the Equality Act 2010. In this article, our Senior Associate Claire Hollins breaks down the ruling and what employers can take away from it.

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Top 8 Post-Separation Practical Tips

11 Jun 2021

Going through a divorce can be an emotional and time consuming process for many. In this article, our Family Solicitor Ayesha Griffin sets out some useful tips you can follow to help stay on top of your divorce proceedings.

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Further changes to office to residential development: minimum space requirements

09 Jun 2021

In this article, Planning Solicitor Victoria Leam looks at the new changes to office to residential developments that mean all homes delivered through permitted development rights must meet prescribed space standards.

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Apple announce introduction of Legacy Contact for iCloud

09 Jun 2021

After Apple’s announcement at WWDC21 that a Legacy Contact will be implemented for iCloud accounts, our Tax and Estate Planning Partner Elaine Roche explains what this now means for those making a Will.

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Protecting the Bank of mum and dad: nuptial agreements

08 Jun 2021

In this final article in our ‘Protecting the Bank of mum and dad’ series, Senior Lawyer Colin Davies discusses both pre and post nuptial agreements that can help you best protect your assets in the case of divorce.

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Protecting the Bank of mum and dad: cohabitation agreements

02 Jun 2021

In the second article of our Family series, Senior Lawyer Colin Davies looks at how cohabitation agreements can help protect the interests of the couple themselves and parents who have made or plan to make financial contributions towards their children.

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Shady Business: A Damages Inquiry for Copyright Infringement

01 Jun 2021

Intellectual Property Senior Associate Humna Nadim discusses the importance of split trials when dealing with a copyright infringement case and how this can impact the outcome of the case.

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Furlough: Did you get it right?

28 May 2021

On 27 May 2021 Kuits furlough experts, Robert Levy, Kevin McKenna, Wendi Bussin and Claire Treacy answered the key business questions on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, commonly known as the furlough scheme.

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Brexit – EU citizens and the rights to work in the UK

28 May 2021

It is illegal to employ someone who no longer has the right to work in the UK. In this article, our Employment team sets out the rules which will come into affect on 1 July 2021 in regards to EU citizens and their right to work in the UK, following Brexit.

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Shareholders’ life insurance policies: beware of the legal traps!

27 May 2021

Shareholders’ life insurance policies are vital to ensure the continuity of your business should the worst happen to a shareholder; but it is essential that the business considers such policies carefully. In this article, Senior Associate Sandra Crichton sets out the potential legal traps.

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Protecting the Bank of mum and dad: assisting in the purchase of a property

24 May 2021

In the first article of our ‘Protecting the Bank of mum and dad’ series, Senior Family Lawyer Colin Davies looks at the best way you can assist your child in the purchase of a property, through use of a gift or loan.

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Goodwill and trade mark survival

24 May 2021

With many businesses sadly closing down due to the pandemic, our IP team look at the rights businesses have to good will and trade marks, despite ceasing to trade.

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Relief for Landlords: COVID-rents

13 May 2021

Senior Associate Emma Nimmo looks at the latest Court ruling in favour of landlords in the ‘Bank of New York Mellon (International) Ltd and others v Cine-UK Ltd and others’ case in regard to rent arrears.

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Is Aldi trying to have its cake and eat it?

16 Apr 2021

As Marks & Spencer issues intellectual property proceedings at the High Court against Aldi, Senior Associate Humna Nadim considers the detail behind the cake-based claim.

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The potential reform of non-compete clauses and how IP rights can help to fill the gap

01 Apr 2021

As the Government consider restricting the use of non-compete clauses in order to aid post-lockdown economic recovery and growth, Humna Nadim and Paulina Kasprzak look at how IP rights might subsequently become more prevalent in employment contracts.

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PODCAST: Licences in principle – a developer’s tool

31 Mar 2021

Listen now. Head of Licensing Felicity Tulloch talks to Place North West’s in our latest podcast partnership, exploring the benefits and uses of licences in principle for developers.

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'No jab, no job': HR Breakfast Club

30 Mar 2021

On the 25th March Kuits hosted this webinar as part of the HR Breakfast Club series, offering expert guidance and advice to employers and HR managers on the latest hot topics, including ‘no jab, no job’ policies.  

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards in tenanted non-domestic properties

29 Mar 2021

Kuits Commercial Property Associate Charlotte Barker offers a reminder on the current regulations governing MEES and what impact future proposals might have.

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Non-fungible tokens: tax implications to look out for with NFTs

25 Mar 2021

The sale of non-fungible tokens is expected to become the new norm over the coming years, but what tax implications do you need to think about? In this article, Tax Specialist Elaine Roche explains all that you should look out for.

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Commercial landlords: recovery of unpaid rents update

24 Mar 2021

With the roadmap out of lockdown recently announced, Kuits Commercial Property Associate Charlotte Barker revisits the position on a landlord’s ability to recover unpaid rents from tenants under commercial leases.

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Management companies: handover

22 Mar 2021

Corporate Senior Associate Helen Mather explains what a developer can expect during the ‘handover’ of their management company once their last plot has sold.

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