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What do UK SMEs Understand about GDPR? 5 Surprising Stats from the LawBite GDPR Checklist

November 15, 2017

With all the hype around GDPR and 2017’s cyber-attacks (remember what happened to the NHS earlier this year?), individuals are far more aware and hot on their data rights than they ever were before. However, we’ve found that many SMEs are still not completely clear about what they need to do to ensure they’re comfortable and ultimately compliant. It’s not surprising really, a busy... Continue to read

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LawBite | Shopetino – Diane Bartholomew Case Study

November 10, 2017

Every once and a while we love to showcase some of our awesome clients and this week we’re looking at Shopetino and how we’ve worked with them on the launch of their online children and adults lifestyle store. We hope this will get you thinking about the importance of effective legal set-up prior to launch and the fact it doesn’t have t... Continue to read

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What Does ‘Contracting-Out’ Mean for Business Tenants?

November 8, 2017

When occupying a property for the purposes of running a business, a Tenant would normally have a right to renew that tenancy/ lease when the contractual term comes to an end. This right is given to tenants under Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and is therefore a statutory right.

However, it is possible to exclude this right from a new lease ... Continue to read

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Location, Location, Location! | How to Get the Best Property Deal for Your Food or Retail Business?

November 2, 2017

Finding and keeping a winning location

It should go without saying that finding the right location is extremely important for the success of a food retail store and a restaurant. A quick Google-search will bring up countless articles about what due-diligence you should be conducting on the area you have found e.g. its demographics: age, household type, income or its poten... Continue to read

Sexual Harassment in the workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace | What You Absolutely Need to Know as an Employer!

October 23, 2017

In light of recent allegations within the film industry and the resulting outpour of information about sexual harassment in the workplace, it is necessary to look at these incidents from the perspective of an employer, but what do you need to know? How do you prevent or deal with these kinds of sensitive and difficult issues in your workplace?

Although it shou... Continue to read

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The GDPR Checklist | Are You Data Ready?

October 19, 2017

From short online articles to 100 page ‘e-books’, information about GDPR is everywhere but are you any wiser as to your own business’s exact needs and how you will need to change your practices in order to comply? Likely not. Listen, you don’t need to read another blog, guide, white paper, LinkedIn post or slog through any other content waffling on about GDPR to ge... Continue to read

Legal Advice for Small Businesses

B2C and B2B Regulations | Are You Compliant?

October 11, 2017

Who are you selling to?

One of the key questions that need to be answered at the outset is “What is your marketplace?” Often as your product is developed over time the answer to this question can change. Your consumer product may turn out to be more suitable for other businesses to include as part of their products or you may find that your business product can be exploited dir... Continue to read

Personal Guarantee

Increase your Financing Options | Reduce the Cost of Borrowing | Stay Legally Sound!

September 26, 2017

What do you need to know about providing a Personal Guarantee when taking out a loan for your business? Here is your chance to discover how giving a Personal Guarantee could cut the cost of your business finance and give you increased opportunity to shop around.
Here at LawBite we’ve teamed up with our find-and-compare business financing partner, Alternative Business Funding to look at t... Continue to read

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The Top 3 Things You Should Consider Before Acquiring Business Property

September 20, 2017

LawBite lawyer Jane Webber looks at The Top 3 Things You Should Consider Before Acquiring Business Property. Free legal advice for small businesses. Call us on 020 7148 1066

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Bricks and Mortar of a Commercial Lease: The Top 5 Things your Business Needs to Know

September 12, 2017

LawBite lawyer Jane Webber looks at the top 5 things your business needs to know about commercial leases. Free legal advice for small businesses. Call us on 020 7148 1066

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Have you received legal advice for these 5 scale-up considerations? (Part 2)

August 30, 2017

LawBite lawyer Elizabeth Comely looks at the 5 legal considerations you must take into account when scaling your business.

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With the last quarter of 2017 in sight – are your contracts up to scratch?

August 22, 2017

When was the last time you looked at your business contracts? Do you have standard terms? Online terms? Website terms of use? Do you use industry standard terms? How comfortable are you that all of your agreements are up to date and that they best protect your business?

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Piecing together the perfect finance package | Alternative Business Funding guest blog

August 15, 2017

As summer draws to a close and the final quarter looms on the horizon, many businesses start thinking about raising capital to support their business through the next stage, whether that’s continuing steady or looking to expand. Therefore, we’ve invited our fabulous partners Alternative Business Funding onto our blog to tell us more about choosing the right financial package for your business, using a handy ‘Q&A’ format.

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Have you received legal advice for these 7 start-up considerations? (Part 1)

August 8, 2017

Starting a new business takes careful planning, research and very often a leap of faith! But there is a lot you can do to minimise your legal risk and give your start-up a boost.

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EspressGo

Case Study – EspressGo – Edoardo Cannarsa

July 26, 2017

EspressGo is the only app that specialises in promoting and rewarding independent coffee shops and their customers through its pre-ordering and rewards service. No more queues or cash just quality coffee, quickly, with your 1st, 5th and every 10th coffee free. Independent coffee shops benefit from customer loyalty and wider discovery.

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