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  • ​Unjustified Threats on Intellectual Property rights:

    ​Unjustified Threats on Intellectual Property rights:

    Intellectual property rights can be extremely valuable. They protect a proprietor's ideas, products, inventions, and for these reasons are extremely important commercially and their value is often jealously guarded. To protect their righ...

  • ​Is being overqualified a form of age discrimination?

    ​Is being overqualified a form of age discrimination?

    The recent Employment Tribunal decision of Jones v Care UK Clinical Services Ltd, ruled that if a candidate is not given a job because he/she is deemed "overqualified" this is not direct age discrimination.The case itself focused around a 5...

  • ​Fixed-term contracts – On what grounds can they be renewed?

    ​Fixed-term contracts – On what grounds can they be renewed?

    One of the subjects that has been tackled a lot in the recent news is connected to the latest decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union with regard to fixed-term contracts. According to the Court of Justice, the use of successi...

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