7 Reasons why Mediation is the best tool for dispute resolution

March 28, 2017

Mediation is a vital tool in your disputes toolkit. Mediation will help you settle disputes quickly, in private and at a lower cost than going to court. It saves you valuable time so you can get on with running your business.

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5 Essential Ways to Protect your Food and Drinks Brand

March 23, 2017

In today’s increasingly competitive food climate, it is more important than ever to protect the various intellectual property rights attaching to a brand. Therein is where the real value lies and is what distinguishes food and beverage businesses from the crowd.

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25 Ways to protect your technology Intellectual Property rights

March 21, 2017

As someone who’s a developer or who owns software it’s sometimes difficult to know what you can and can’t protect when it comes to your work.

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Protect your Food and Beverage business from risk in the food-chain

March 16, 2017

In this week’s post, Regulatory and Food Safety Barrister Jeremy Barnett looks at what you need to understand when it comes to defending your claim when something goes wrong and, therefore, take the necessary steps beforehand to ensure you can fully support that claim if the time comes!

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Case Study – Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co – Paul Greetham

March 15, 2017

Overview: Beatnikz Republic is a new microbrewery based in Manchester. They needed a lawyer to help draft a shareholder’s agreement as they sold equity in the business to fund the purchase of their own premises.

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What are the implications of Brexit for businesses trying to protecting their IP with trademarks?

March 14, 2017
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In our last Brexit blog, we considered in general how Brexit may affect contracts that have been signed. On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU.

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Are you FSA compliant? Essential Food Labelling Guidance

March 7, 2017

Food labelling is something that comes up time and again if you’re manufacturing and producing products.

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3 Top Tips when it all goes wrong and there’s no written contract

March 2, 2017
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It goes without saying that when setting up and operating your own small business, pulling in the work and clients is a top priority.

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