Radical changes to the UK data protection regime

22nd June 2022

Changes to UK data protection laws have been speculated for some time following Brexit, so it was not surprising when it was confirmed in the Queen’s Speech that the UK government intends to introduce a Data Reform Bill (the “Bill”). … Continue reading

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Cornwall’s First Startup Event Creates Seven New Business Opportunities!

9th June 2022

Local entrepreneurs, creatives, developers, and business experts joined forces this weekend (Fri 20 to Sun 22 May) at Cornwall’s first Techstars Start-up Weekend, hosted by Falmouth University’s Venture Studio, Launchpad.   Over an action-packed three days, twenty-five ideas were pitched … Continue reading

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New UK Standard Contractual Clauses

18th May 2022

Businesses will no doubt be aware that they cannot transfer personal data to countries outside the UK (a third country) without ensuring that certain safeguards are in place. If a recipient is located in a third country and that third … Continue reading

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“Half-Dead Dave” – Banter or Age Discrimination?

12th May 2022

Age Discrimination. So held the Employment Tribunals in David Robson v Clarke’s Mechanical Limited. The Tribunal concluded that R had been subject to direct age discrimination due to R having to endure the nickname of “Half-Dead Dave.” The case was … Continue reading

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Age Discrimination – Old Fossils & Millennials

7th March 2022

Despite running into some 75 pages the judgment in Cowie v Vesuvius & Ors makes for interesting reading, especially as direct age discrimination cases tend to be few and far between. The use of words like “old fossil” has brought … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates advises Cornish Fixings

3rd March 2022

Henry Maples from our Corporate team advised Cornish Fixings on their acquisition by the Independent Builders Merchant Group. He was supported by Rachel Tremaine and Megan Bingley as well as David Williams advising on the commercial property aspects,  Rebecca Anforth … Continue reading

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Holiday Pay

9th February 2022

In Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Limited, the Court of Appeal ruled that Smith, a worker who was previously wrongly classified as self-employed by Pimlico Plumbers, was entitled to holiday pay for the whole time he was engaged by the company. … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates advise Radix Communications

12th January 2022

Radix Communications

Penryn-based copywriting agency Radix Communications is now owned by its employees, after setting up an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Founded in 2007, Radix has risen to become one of the UK’s leading specialist B2B copywriting agencies, writing marketing content for technology companies … Continue reading

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Share Purchase Agreements and Liability Caps

21st December 2021

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It’s all in the drafting So often in life we think something is so obvious that it doesn’t need saying so we don’t. Unfortunately, there are limits to which the courts will interpret what someone might or might not have … Continue reading

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Natasha’s Law and what it means for your business

16th December 2021

The UK Food Information Amendment, also known as Natasha’s Law, came into effect on 1 October 2021. What is Natasha’s Law? Parents of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse (a teenager who died after suffering an allergic reaction to an undeclared ingredient in a … Continue reading

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