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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Non-Solicitation Covenants: Safetynet Security Limited Vs Coppage

The Court of Appeal has recently handed down a judgment in Safetynet Security Limited v Coppage and Another which will give some reassurance to businesses as to the enforceability of restrictive covenants against departing and former employees, at least at a senior level. In this case Mr Coppage was the business development director of Safetynet Security Limited. […]

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What’s In A Playlist? Ministry Of Sound Sues Spotify

Dance record label Ministry of Sound has launched proceedings in the High Court against music streaming service Spotify claiming that Spotify’s user playlists copy its own compilation albums. Ministry of Sound is seeking an injunction requiring Spotify to remove the playlists in question and to permanently block playlists that copy its own compilations. It is also […]

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Pop-Ups – The Positives And The Pitalls

Tim O’Callaghan, a member of our Fashion Group, produces regular pieces for Lingerie Insight, a trade paper for the lingerie sector. This article focuses on the benefits and and problems associated with Pop-up shops: “Pop-Up shops remain popular with both new lingerie brands who want to test the market and with established brands who want to […]

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Funding For Businesses

It has been a tough few years for the business community, especially for those smaller businesses with great ideas but frustratingly little funding. To make things easier there are various opportunities that may be available to assist with the financing of your business. GRANTS AND LOANS There is currently a wide range of funding available […]

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