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Lawbite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part Six

May 23, 2018

The GDPR deadline is now only days (hours!) away – in this final instalment of our series covering the principles of GDPR it’s time for the sixth and very last of the principles!

Principle 6: The Integrity and Confidentiality Principle

This principle (the only one to deal explicitly with security) states... Continue to read


Lawbite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part Five

May 15, 2018

It’s the penultimate week before all the talk about GDPR becomes a reality. Last week I covered data accuracy and this week I’m covering the last of the information standards – it’s time to take a look at principle 5 of the GDPR.

Principle 5: The Storage Limitation Principle

GDPR states that personal data should be ‘kept in a form which identifies data subjects for no longer than... Continue to read

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The Most Frequently Asked GDPR Questions | LawBite Webinars

May 11, 2018

As part of our commitment to providing resource support to our clients and business network we have been running a series of GDPR Webinars. Delivered by our data protection expert LawBriefs these Webinars have provided the opportunity for businesses of all types to inform themselves about the new regulation and to ask our LawBriefs specific questions during the Q&A sessions that followed the presentations.

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Lawbite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part Four

May 9, 2018

It just over two weeks now until the GDPR compliance deadline!  Time is ticking away and we’re already on part four of our GDPR countdown checklist.  Last week we covered data minimisation, so only collecting the data you require for the purpose you have identified. This week we’re talking about one of the standards that data collected should meet; introducing Principle 4 of the GDPR every... Continue to read

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The European Union GDPR deadline is 25 May 2018 | What does it mean for American companies?

May 4, 2018


It is only 4 weeks until the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force across the EU and becomes directly applicable in all EU member states without the need for local implementation. This will also affect the US market and American businesses are furiously working towards compliance!

They have physically esta... Continue to read

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Lawbite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part Three

May 2, 2018

This week marks the half-way point in our weekly countdown checklist to GDPR, covering the six key principles of the legislation. So far we have covered Lawfulness and Transparency and Purpose Limitation. This week we’re talking about the third principle of the GDPR which is timely considering the recent ICO raid announcements. The deadline for compliance grows ever nearer – almost there... Continue to read

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May Day | GDPR Readiness for Small Food Businesses

April 26, 2018

As you will have heard repeatedly by now on May 25th 2018 the long awaited European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR for short) will come into force in the United Kingdom. Food Business Operators are no less accountable to GDPR rules. Because of their small size most food businesses concentrate on bread & butter issues and may hold the mistaken view or vain hope that they are too sm... Continue to read

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Lawbite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part Two

April 24, 2018

As we edge ever closer to the implementation deadline, there are only FIVE weeks to go until the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force. To help you prepare for compliance you can follow Lawbite’s easy to digest countdown guides each week from now until enforcement on May 25th, in which we will cover each of the six key principles of the GDPR and ... Continue to read

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LawBite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part One

April 20, 2018

There are only six weeks to go until the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force. If you are yet to start preparing your business you may be starting to panic, but it isn’t too late to act. Follow LawBite’s easy to digest countdown guides each week from now until enforcement on May 25th, in which we will cover each of the six key principles of the GDPR and explai... Continue to read

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Don’t Worry, be GDPR Happy | How to Make it Work for your Business

April 17, 2018

With just over a month to go until the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force, talk about what needs to be done and how it could impact your business has reached fever pitch. The focus in the press has been on arduous tasks such as sifting through reams and reams of historical records to establish whether or not consent has been obtained, and if so whether or not th... Continue to read

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What Will Brexit Mean For The UK Food & Beverage Sector | LawBite

April 11, 2018

Notwithstanding the pre-Easter announcement of a transition “deal” the United Kingdom will cease to be a member of the European Union on March 29th, 2019. Any successful business relies heavily on certainty and for the food and beverage (F&B) sector this is critical.

Regardless of a business owner’s political views the business itsel... Continue to read

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Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the GDPR wake-up call

March 28, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg has not had a good couple of weeks at the office. The revelations that Cambridge Analytica misused the data provided to it by Facebook, but that Facebook also failed to alert its users to this misuse (and allegedly didn’t have adequate controls in place in the first place), has left him at best rather red faced. As businesses of all shapes and sizes prepare for compliance with ... Continue to read

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Shareholders’ Agreement | Understanding the Main Clauses

March 22, 2018

As a business owner, you have probably heard about a shareholders’ agreement (SHA). Nevertheless, what to include in a shareholder’s agreement is among our top corporate enquiries here at Lawbite. So, let’s get it sorted.

When we talk about businesses, a SHA basically addresses matters involving the management of the company and the relationship with its shareholder... Continue to read

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5 Most Frequently Asked GDPR Questions from LawBite Clients

March 14, 2018

It is less than 11 weeks until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) becomes directly applicable in the UK with effect from 25 May 2018.

With less and less time to implement the necessary changes, we have put together 5 most frequently asked GDPR related questions from our clients to help your business prepare for t... Continue to read

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International Women’s Day Celebration | A 360° View of the Women of LawBite

March 8, 2018

A lot of incredible women work for and with LawBite. In the spirit of International Women’s Day 2018, we thought we’d introduce you to the stories of a client, a couple of employees and a LawBrief (LawBite lawyer!) to celebrate their success! LawBite is a keen supporter of diversity and flexible working, which is why we attract so much top female talent to the organisation. These women have ... Continue to read