The law of copyright states that protection expires 75 years after the death of the author. Upon his death J.M Barrie left the rights to Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). As a special exception Great Ormond Street Hospital was given these rights in perpetuity (forever). Should we give the same extension to … Continue reading Protecting Neverland: Copyright Extensions for Charities
In the second in her two-part series, Dayna gives us the lowdown on sustainability strategies and how SMEs can benefit from adopting eco-friendly business practices. Businesses play an important role in driving positive change towards a sustainable future. However, the energy that the UK uses to heat and power our non-domestic buildings is responsible for … Continue reading It Pays to be Green: Part 2
In this two-part series, Dayna gives us the lowdown on sustainability strategies and how SMEs can benefit from adopting eco-friendly business practices. It is estimated that the English commercial and industrial sectors generated a staggering 32.2 million tonnes of waste in 2016 and households similarly racked up a total of 22.8 million tonnes in the … Continue reading It Pays to be Green: Part 1
Today, Stuart, Shauna, Zeeshan, Hyndie, and James from Firm EC2 headed outside of the Student Law Office to EXIT Newcastle and took part in a live escape game!EXIT Newcastle is based on Westgate Road, in the heart of Newcastle City Centre. They lock teams in a room, and the goal is to get out before the hour is … Continue reading It’s The Great ESCAPE for EC2!
I am a fourth year law student, undertaking the MLaw degree at Northumbria Law School. During my first three years, I had not experienced a training contract assessment day. However, I had heard many a fourth year student in the library speaking of the daunting tasks that they had to fulfill during this grueling day-long … Continue reading How I used my assessment day experience in the Student Law Office
If you cast your mind back to October last year, you’ll remember that our SLO business and commercial firm students travelled to the Northern Design Centre for the first of our collaborations with EBM students creating their own businesses. I’m back with the sequel – our second collaboration took place this month! There were many … Continue reading SLO & EBM students overcome the “Beast from the East” to collaborate once more
74 days to go... 74 days until the new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, businesses around Europe are beginning to speculate what this will mean for them and evaluating how they will need to begin to mould and adapt to the new changes in the law. Knowing how your organisation will be affected … Continue reading Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?