UK pulls the plug on UP/UPC

The UK Government has announced that it will not take part in the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC) systems.  A UK Government spokesman stated: “The UK will not be seeking involvement in the UP/UPC system. Participating in a court that applies EU law and bound by the CJEU is inconsistent with our […]

Biggest-ever veganuary an increasing demand for plant-based foods

More people than ever before took part in Veganuary in 2020, official figures have shown. Over 400,000 people in Britain ate vegan this January, 150,000 more than in 2019.[1] There is no doubt, the demand for plant-based foods is increasing, driven by multiple forces. Ethical issues surrounding meat production are a factor, whilst consumers are […]