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Covid-19 – Business continuity

Covid-19 – Business continuity

    Covid-19 Heald’s Approach   The Covid-19 pandemic is the most challenging situation since the financial crisis of 2008.  We have been closely monitoring events in order to ensure that we can maintain our services to you whilst keeping both you and our...

When a director does not carry out duties

When a director does not carry out duties

  What happens if a director does not carry out his/her general duties properly? The general duties are owed by a director to the company. Therefore, only the company is entitled to enforce them and take action against a director if he/she has breached the general...

What are the general duties of a director?

What are the general duties of a director?

  General duties which a director must carry out   If you are a director, or you intend to become one, you are advised to read these articles! They will help you understand your duties and hopefully ensure you carry them out properly. What are the general duties...

Patent Law

Patent Law

  Employee Wins £2m Pay-out from Unilever for Invention of Outstanding Benefit   After a 13-year fight, Professor Shanks has finally won his case against Unilever Plc, his former employer, and has been awarded £2m in respect of an invention which proved to...

Walk Of Life

Walk Of Life

      ICR Walk of Life On Friday 7 November over 100 supporters of the ICR got together for the 2 million step Walk for Life. This is an annual sponsored walk in the Lake District where groups each walk a route of different length and level of difficulty. This year...

Aldi Loses Make-Up Look-Like Copyright Case

Aldi Loses Make-Up Look-Like Copyright Case

  Aldi loses makeup copyright case In a recent case, the High Court upheld a breach of copyright claim brought by a cosmetics manufacturer, Islestarr Holdings, against Aldi in respect of a look-alike product. The Court granted Islestarr summary judgment on the basis...