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...

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Taking a Law Bite of Fine Food in Harrogate | Gaile Walters

February 26, 2018
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I had the privilege of being a panel speaker at the Guild of Fine Foods’ Fine Food North Show 2018. I say privilege because it was an amazing display of world class produce coupled with the clear pride and passion of the producers. From Yallo’s Cold-pressed rapeseed oil to Origins fair origin teas I met both innovative and dedicated producers. One of the first thoughts I had was “ho...

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Letter Before Action | LawBite

February 7, 2018
Letter Before Action LawBite Legal advice

Do you have a claim you want to pursue? Have you suffered loss through someone’s negligence or breach of contract? Are you owed a debt? You may wish to issue court proceedings to resolve this issue. However, there are preliminary steps that you should address first. And the principle step is a letter of claim. The Civil Procedure Rules and Pre Actio...

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Case Study – EspressGo – Edoardo Cannarsa

July 26, 2017
EspressGo

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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Marketing and Advertising your Food and Drinks business – are you sure you’re compliant?

April 11, 2017
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Now you’ve got your business going and are happy with the brand, you’ll want to start promoting it to get customers through the door and buying! Let’s take a brief look at how to do that the right way, staying compliant and on-side with the law…

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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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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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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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