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Ethical veganism is a "philosophical belief" rules Tribunal

Charlotte Holman
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A Tribunal has determined that ethical veganism is a ‘philosophical belief’ and is capable of protection from discrimination. Jordi Casamitjana, an ethical vegan, claims that he was treated less favourably by his employer because of his...

Be aware - bogus law firms

Muntech Kaur
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It is now commonplace for us all to have been touched by fraud, either by way of personal experience or we know of someone who has been a victim . We are less likely to have a knock at the door from someone trying to con us out of our money and sensitive...

Nothing changes

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Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t blogged for some time. This is because I have been on maternity leave for the past 12 months. The office has changed during my absence, some people have left but lots have joined us and it is great to see so...

Do you have your head in the clouds?

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The recent iCloud failure which caused an outage for many has highlighted the rise of ‘cloud’ providers such as Google and iCloud and calls into question how robust and secure this new method of storage is. ‘Cloud computing’ was...

A TOWIE Tweet Too Far!

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Tweets made by Gemma Collins of The Only Way Is Essex fame have landed a hair salon in hot water. The reality TV star posted two messages on Twitter earlier this year after visiting Toni & Guy’s salon at Lakeside shopping centre. A complaint was...

.yournamehere - Top Level Domains are changing but what does it mean?

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A Top Level Domain (TLD) is the first part after the dot, such as .com, .gov, .edu. Earlier this year, the Internet Corporation for Assigning Names and Numbers (ICANN), the non-profit company responsible for what becomes a TLD, introduced a program to allow...

Trolling victim wins case against Facebook

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The word “troll” has been adopted to identify individuals who post inflammatory comments on online discussion forums, chat rooms or blogs with the primary aim of provoking an emotional response from readers. Most of us are now familiar with this...

Cookies - have you got consent?

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No I am not referring to the edible variety! I am talking about small pieces of information that most websites store on the browser or the hard drive of your computer. This may be done for a variety of reasons, such as making the website easier to use (e.g....

(I)T-minus 11 days (and counting)!

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When your firm decides to open a new office, IT is the easy bit, right? Just plug a server in, a couple of PCs and telephones, connect it to the internet and you’re done. That is all it takes if you look around when you walk in, but the reality of what...

Apple sues Samsung alleging copied designs

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On Friday 15 April, Apple filed a lawsuit in the U.S District Court of Northern California alleging that Samsung’s Galaxy line of products have violated patents and trademarks for the look, design, packaging and user interface of it’s iPad and...