Established in Nottingham for over 200 years, Fraser Brown Solicitors are proud to be the oldest independent firm of solicitors in the city and to have provided legal services to many local businesses and individuals.
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The Localism Act 2011 received royal assent on 15 November 2011. The Act, which began to come into force from November, largely deals with changes to local government law and town and country planning.
Sporting image rights is now a global, multi-million pound industry. Therefore, control of these is all important. Here, we look at a couple of examples of different kinds of sporting image rights and the key provisions of each.
From 1st October 2011, employers will no longer be able to retire employees who have passed their 65th birthday, on the grounds of their age; new laws will make such an action an automatically unfair dismissal.
From October 2011, temporary agency workers will have the right to receive the same treatment as full-time employees doing the same job in terms of basic working and employment conditions through the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.
A ban on cigarette machines in England is now imminent following a decision by the Supreme Court not to allow Imperial Tobacco Group to make any further appeal challenging the validity of the legislation.
Owners of sports and other recreational land should take particular care to ensure that members of the public do not enjoy rights over their land in light of the recent decision of R v Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.
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