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Latest news

Burges Salmon advises Mersey Bioenergy on largest waste wood renewable energy facility in the North West

Energy sector experts from Burges Salmon have advised project company Mersey Bioenergy Ltd on a new £110 million project to construct a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in Widnes, Merseyside.

Burges Salmon partners named in Eprivateclient’s 50 Most Influential 2015

Two partners from Burges Salmon's Private Client team, John Barnett and Beatrice Puoti, have been named in Eprivateclient’s 50 Most Influential 2015.

Burges Salmon advises the Department for Education on the creation of an independent child protection company, the first of its kind

Burges Salmon has advised the Department for Education on the creation of the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust.

Legal updates

Holiday pay should include overtime

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has today held that non-guaranteed overtime should be included in the calculation of a worker's holiday pay.

Procurement challenges – should I stay or should I go?

Two English judgments reported in October 2014 have reinforced the principles determining whether a contract award is to be halted pending a trial or allowed to go ahead, leaving a disappointed bidder trying to make out a damages claim only.

High Court opens up blocking injunction remedial avenue for trade mark owners

What are the circumstances in which internet service providers can be made to block access to websites selling counterfeit goods? Arnold J has provided some answers in his judgment in Cartier and Others v BskyB and Others [2014] EWHC 3354 (Ch).

Employment In Focus Newsletter
In Focus – Autumn 2014

In the Autumn edition of In Focus, our quarterly employment law update, we look at shared parental leave, workplace email policy and government guidance on BYOD.

An electronic brain
Concept Autumn 2014

The latest edition of Burges Salmon's IP and Technology bulletin looks at the implications of DRIP, the Creative Content UK scheme to combat internet piracy and more.