Lucy Reflect

Patents Explained

by Lucy Reflect May 9, 2013 Intellectual Property

When it comes to securing your intellectual property many people often get muddled up between a patent and a trade mark. Here I’m going to look a little more closely at UK patents… A patent’s aim is to protect new inventions. It also enables the owner to state how ‘it’ should work, what ‘it’ does […]

Read the full blawg post →

Divorce in 2013

by Lucy Reflect May 9, 2013 Divorce

A recent survey revealed that the UK has the highest divorce rate in the whole of the European Union, and that the divorce rate is actually on the rise. According to recent statistics one in five couples in the UK are divorced after ten years, however, this figure decreases with longer relationships as just 2 […]

Read the full blawg post →

HR Training – Should This Be Something That All Businesses Adopt?

by Lucy Reflect May 7, 2013 Employment Law

With all of the recent changes in employment law it’s no wonder that some businesses are starting to get a little confused about the latest employment legislation. Back in April 2012 the qualifying period for unfair dismissal was increased from one year to two years. October 2012 saw changes to the pensions legislation and in […]

Read the full blawg post →

How Secure is Your Data?

by Lucy Reflect May 2, 2013 IP & Technology

Recent high-profile data breaches have led many businesses to question how secure their company data really is. Over the past 12 months or so we have seen huge companies, such as LinkedIn, accidentally leak sensitive information. Many companies have found themselves facing huge fines because their data was misplaced. Are businesses doing enough to ensure […]

Read the full blawg post →