Category Archives: Law

Advertising laws

It is important to get your ad campaigns checked before they get published to prevent bad publicity should they get pulled up . The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) through its CAP and BCAP Codes regulates Adverts in the UK for print, online and broadcast media They expect all advertising online to be legal, decent, honest… Read More »

Employment law updates

  The Government has announced an increase to the compensation awards that can be made by the Employment Tribunals and to the statutory rates used to calculate certain employee payments. From 6 April 2014 the following increases will come into force: A week’s pay (used for calculating statutory redundancy payments and certain tribunal awards) will increase from… Read More »

Insolvency statistics UK 4th Quarter

Alarming how many businesses can go under without proper risk strategy and regular monitoring of the business . Luckily the figures are coming down . The Insolvency Service today published the 4th Quarter 2013 Insolvency Statistics These can be found at: The headline results are as follows: There were 14,982 company liquidations in 2013… Read More »

Testimonials-Advertising Law

Testimonials must relate to the product advertised and claims in a testimonial that are likely to be interpreted as factual must not mislead or be likely to mislead the consumer (Rules 3.46 and 3.47). Marketers may not use testimonials to circumvent the Code by making claims in a consumer review that they would not otherwise… Read More »

Immigration updates for visit visas

The Government intends for the changes to come into effect on 1 October 2013. Changes to Visit Visa Categories 1. Expansion of the activities a business visitor may undertake in the UK The Statement sets out new permissible activities that business visitors may undertake in the UK including: (i) Internal auditors from global corporations may… Read More »