How to protect your intellectual property

How to protect your intellectual property

Linkilaw Intellectual Property

Whether you are a multinational corporation or a recently established startup, your intellectual property may be your most important asset. Taking necessary steps to protect your intellectual property will help you safeguard the value of your business and gain a competitive advantage. What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual property (“IP”) is virtually any novel, original or unique creation of the human …

Statutory Written Statement What is it and How Does it Differ from an Employment Contract

What is a statutory written statement and how does it differ from an employment contract?

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

The written statement is a document that English law requires employers to submit to their employees from day one of their engagement. The statement contains essential information about the employer and employee as well as indications about the employment relationship. In this article, we covered the similarities and differences between the written statement and employment contract. What goes into the …

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Brief guide to employers 1

What employers need to know about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Linkilaw Business News

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is one of the measures introduced by the Government to assist businesses in this time of difficulty and uncertainty. The Scheme provides a great opportunity for employers to retain employees that would otherwise be redundant, preventing greater hardship and uncertainty for workers and businesses alike. Under the scheme, employees temporarily cease work for the employer, …

5 Strategies To Optimise Working From Home

5 Strategies To Optimise Working From Home

Linkilaw Motivation & Success

Remote working and the effectiveness of distributed teams has been heavily debated over the years, but now more than ever it’s something many more people are choosing or circumstantially needing to do globally. Optimising a working from home strategy for businesses and staff is turning quickly into an essential, not a ‘luxury’. Even for teams that are used to working …

Coronavirus and force majeure Contractual Implications for Businesses

Coronavirus And Force Majeure Clause For Business

Linkilaw Company Law

Travel restrictions, event cancellations, and sick and self-isolating workforces due to the impact of COVID-19 are causing difficulties for businesses across the globe and in the UK, many of which are now unable to perform contracts in the manner agreed with their contractual counterparties. What recourse may you have if your contracts are affected? Force majeure clause  The first consideration …

Non Disclosure Agreements Are Crucial To Your Business. Learn Why 2

Non-Disclosure Agreements Are Crucial To Your Business. Learn Why!

Linkilaw Legal Documents

A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is a legally binding document that protects your business by ensuring that employees and other people involved with your business are not allowed to disclose sensitive information about your business, clients, and operations to the public. Any information that you deem important to the profitability of your business needs to be included in an NDA. Without …

How to avoid a legal battle the smart way

How to avoid a legal battle the smart way

Linkilaw Legal Documents

Starting a business can be exciting and unpredictable. There are new people to meet, money to make and markets to revolutionise. However, one thing every startup wants to avoid are expensive and time consuming legal battles. Litigation can be completely unnecessary and totally avoidable. Listed below are the key legal weapons you can use to defend your business in a …