Rough copy – conned by counterfeit goods
Alan Titchmarsh Show / In the News / Legal Topics

Rough copy – conned by counterfeit goods

At the start of National Consumer week and with Christmas  around the corner, The Alan Titchmarsh Show consumer ‘Dream Team’ turned its attention to the multi-billion pound industry in counterfeit goods.  We take a look at how you can avoid being caught out and how to seek redress if you are. Fake Ugg boots, copycat … Continue reading

PODCAST: The fight to protect the brand of ‘solicitor’ from the ABS barbarians
Legal Cheek

PODCAST: The fight to protect the brand of ‘solicitor’ from the ABS barbarians

PODCAST: Kevin Poulter and Alex Aldridge discuss the brand of solicitor with Heather Iqbal-Rayner The momentum may be with Alternative Business Structures (ABSs) right now as they pour through the newly removed gates to providing legal services – but high street solicitors still have a few secret weapons up their sleeves. For example, they can … Continue reading

HMV employees go rogue as attention turns to them
Employment Issues / Social Media

HMV employees go rogue as attention turns to them

Whether it’s real or the work of mischievous hackers, an outburst on Twitter today, seemingly from the troubled retailer’s own employees, highlights a problem many employers may face in the coming years. HMV’s  62,561 Twitter followers received a twenty minute tirade of messages from workers in the process of being dismissed. Initially light-hearted, the missives soon … Continue reading