Posted by Vicky Hernandez, Partner
Sometimes making changes to the structure of a business is necessary, particularly in financially testing times such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Employment costs, as the single biggest overhead for the majority of businesses, are taking the brunt of this financial strain.
Monopoly needs no introduction. Who hasn’t played the internationally recognised board game, whether the original version set around the streets of London (UK version) or one of the many reincarnations thereof?
A forthcoming update to Apple’s iOS that has the potential to take a substantial bite out of Facebook’s ad-generated revenue has sparked a war of words between the two California-based tech giants.
The Technology and Construction Court decided in a recent case that a consultant engaged by a subcontractor to perform design checks did not owe a duty of care to the main contractor.
On 4 May 2021, the Government will be launching the Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) in order to grant those with problem debt the right to some protection from creditors. While this is timely in terms of those for whom Covid has seriously impacted their finances, the scheme is actually part of a much wider picture of helping debtors to pay off their creditors under less stress.
Law firm Royds Withy King has advised investment company BGF on its investment as part of a multi-million-pound investment round for medical imaging company Caristo Diagnostics.
For the most part, a company’s procedures and protocols will ensure that employees receive the sums they are owed, and are not under or over paid. However, it is more common than you may think for a company to inadvertently overpay an employee.
Property litigation specialist Angela Gregson has joined the London office of Royds Withy King.