The Consumer Rights Act 2015 – What does it mean for your business?

November 27, 2015
Shopping, products, receipts, consumer, groceries, goods

LawBite Lawbrief Annelie Carver takes a look at the new Consumer Rights Act and the implications that it has on small businesses.

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5 Essential Documents You Need When Trading Online

November 19, 2015
E-commerce, Online Business, Website, Worker, Online

In this blog, we consider the legal documents that businesses need to put in place when they are setting up a website.

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Taylor Swift “Shakes Off” Copyright infringement claim.

November 12, 2015
Singer, Musician, Singing, Popstar

Being one of the best earning pop stars has many upsides but being a lawsuit target is certainly not one of them. Taylor Swift, who is well known in the industry from being extremely protective of her brand, has now been sued by Jesse Braham (stage name: Jesse Graham) over the lyrics to “Shake It Off”. The R&B star claims that its chorus: “Cause the players gonna pla...

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Hiring a new employee – Key Employment Law Issues

November 5, 2015
Photograph of business people, employees, candidates, interview, interviewees, job interview

  When you’re looking for someone new to join your business, you must be fair, consistent and above all not discriminate against anyone. Start by preparing a job description and terms of employment such as pay (which must be at least the national minimum wage), and decide what skills, knowledge, experience, qualities and abilities are needed to do the job well. This should be your guide throughout the p...

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