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In-House Counsel | Working with LawBite

October 16, 2018

I started to work with the LawBite platform as a LawBrief having worked for many years as senior in-house counsel in a variety of different sectors and organisations. As an in-house lawyer I have experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of instructing and managing external legal advisers. In my experience, there are a number of key benefits which an external legal partner such as LawBriefs, which is fully...

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GDPR And Digital Marketing | Cyber Week 2018

October 11, 2018

CYBER WEEK – Black Friday through to Cyber Monday around Thanksgiving in the US, and increasingly the days either side of these dates, is becoming by far the most lucrative online trading period of the year. LawBriefs lawyer, Barbara Jamieson, recently wrote on our blog about some of the key legal aspects for making your busines...

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SME Roadmap Part 1 | Business Legal Advice for Startups

October 9, 2018

Introduction As part of our commitment to helping our network of SME and startups, we’ll be providing you with a 3 part series of blog articles which will help you navigate and plan your SME journey from start to finish. Or as we like to say at LawBite from ‘Idea to Ideal’. Enjoy the ride!! Business Structure – Sole Tr...

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GDPR Compliance For Cyber Week Success

October 4, 2018

In the next few weeks, businesses will be preparing for Cyber Week (otherwise known as ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’). If businesses want to make the most out of the most important retail event of the calendar year, it is imperative that they are aware of the legal restrictions around certain forms of marketing, and the legal implications of certain promotional activities that you may hav...

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BREXIT

Brexit Series Part 3 | Prepare Your Contracts for ‘No Deal’

October 2, 2018

Brexit-Proofing Your Contracts As another week passes, the politics behind Brexit continues to prevent businesses from receiving certainty as to what their relationship with EU customers and suppliers will be. Following the Labour Party conference in Liverpool and the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, will we see a continuation of a so-far ineffective and muddled approach or will a clear Brexit vision em...

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contract planning

5 Tips for Reviewing Supplier Contracts

September 27, 2018

The holiday season is over and, although it’s unseasonably warm at present, it will very soon be time to get out your scarves and hats and make yourself a hot chocolate. In addition, now is the ideal time to give your supplier contracts some much needed TLC before the festive season kicks in with help from our 5 helpful supplier contract tips. Last week we provided ...

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Brexit Latest | No Deal Impact Papers

September 25, 2018

As we move closer to the Brexit deadline, we are starting to hear more and more about the ‘No Deal’ scenario. But what does this really mean for UK and EU businesses? There have now been a further two rounds of Brexit No Deal impact papers for businesses released by the UK Government since the first one which centred on the ...

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5 Tips for Reviewing Client Contracts

September 21, 2018

With the summer period over, it’s time to take out the winter woollies, make yourself a hot chocolate and give yourself and your contracts some much needed TLC before the festive season kicks in. Q4 is a great opportunity to review your contracts and get them in great shape to take your business into 2019. With a 2 Part Blog Series, Lawbrief Jennifer Cowan shall discuss all you need to know about client contracts t...

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BREXIT

Brexit Series Part 2 | No Deal Game Plan for SMEs

September 20, 2018

LawBrief solicitor Raza Naqvi has been providing his expert insight into the latest developments on Brexit. This week we are back with Part 2 of this 4 part series – ‘No Deal’ game plan for SMEs. As another week passes, the terms of  Brexit still lacks clarity. Yesterday’s summit in Salzburg shows that the Irish border...

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ePrivacy

The Cookies Law, ePrivacy and Your Business Activities

September 18, 2018

For those of you who are still getting to grips with the complicated rules of GDPR, we’ve got some bad news… the new ePrivacy Regulation is due to come into force during 2019, and is part two of the reform of the EU data protection framework. These 2 new regulations combined really means that businesses must get their data protection practices in order across the board and achieve full compliance as soo...

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Copyright Controversial Law Passed – Winners and Losers

September 14, 2018

Good news on copyright if you’re a content creative but potentially bad news for SMEs who currently use others’ content online and cannot afford the expensive tech solutions necessary to ensure that they remain compliant with the new Copyright Directive. Earlier this summer we reported here on the draft proposal of a new...

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Q4 Planning – Key Considerations for Your Business Contracts

September 13, 2018

As the kids (and us!) head back to school after the summer, it seems an appropriate time for businesses to run a ‘health check’ of key matters to ensure everything is in place before diving into autumn and a busy Q4. Contracts are one of the key elements of any successful business whether for clients or on the supplier side and for maximum peace of mind professional business legal advice is essential fo...

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Brexit | .eu Domain: What Does it Mean for Your Business?

September 12, 2018

With all the news about Brexit, of which helpful information can be found on our blog, one important area to consider for businesses and individuals is regarding .eu domain names. The domain .eu is used by businesses and companies established in the EU and available for all EU residents, providing users with a European internet identity onl...

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BREXIT

Brexit Series Part 1 | What Next?

September 11, 2018

Starting from this week our LawBrief solicitor Raza Naqvi will be providing his expert insight into the latest developments on Brexit – its impact on SMEs and the possible scenarios which businesses will face in the coming months. Confused by Brexit? Hard, soft, deal or no deal? Whatever it is, what does it...

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Brexit Latest | No Deal, No Plan?

September 6, 2018

On 23 August 2018, the UK government published a Brexit guidance notice entitled “UK government’s preparations for a ‘no deal’ scenario”. The notice has not been well received throughout the remainder of the EU and will have implications particularly for all UK businesses particularly those...

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