Amazon Hit with Major Data Breach

November 23, 2018
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It has been widely reported this week that Amazon has suffered a major data breach which resulted in customer data including names and email addresses being disclosed on its website, right before the critical trading period around Black Friday. It is thought that a technical issue was ...

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LawBite Multi-User Feature | How To Use

November 6, 2018
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LawBite’s Multi-User feature allows businesses to manage all their legal requirements from a single company account. Multi-User provides up to 50 individual logins for the same company, with two levels of access: Company Manager and Company Member.   ...

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GDPR And Digital Marketing | Cyber Week 2018

October 11, 2018
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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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Brexit | .eu Domain: What Does it Mean for Your Business?

September 12, 2018
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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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The US Answer to GDPR, California Dream or a Data Protection Nightmare?

July 13, 2018
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It seems that all we have heard about for the past year is GDPR, and it’s not over yet. Just this week we’ve heard how the UK data watchdog intends to fine Facebook the maximum amount of £500,000 for a data breach. Just as the dust starts to settle, and the influx of consent emails from big companies dies down, ...

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What you need to know about contacting customers post GDPR

July 3, 2018
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Now the dust has settled a little around GDPR, here at LawBite we are frequently asked about how businesses can continue to contact their customers in the post-GDPR world. When considering what is ok within GDPR, it is important to consider why you are making the contact- perhaps marketing, maybe to inform your customers about some changes to your services, or possibly you need information for legal or regulatory pur...

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Coming and Going: Working with Temporary Workers (Part 2)

June 26, 2018
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Following on from our post last week which focused on agency workers and apprenticeships, here we discuss the use of interns and zero hour contracts. Interns No legal definition of an intern exists, although certain elements tend to characterise the arrangement. Internships prov...

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Are the contracts you have with the suppliers who handle your customers’ data GDPR compliant?

June 19, 2018
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From a practical perspective, proactive management of suppliers is often a useful and effective way to ensure your suppliers deliver. However, it is important to ensure you have a written contract in place to outline the service you require, the date and time of delivery, fees and all other obligations of the supplier. Take a look here to find out exactly ...

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Do I have a contract in place?

June 12, 2018
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Often within business, owners, management and employees are faced with the question: “Do we have a contract in place?” For example, you may have a dispute with your customer or supplier, or questions have been raised about your role in a particular business relationship (such as the scope of works agreed), volumes and description of produ...

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Missed the GDPR Deadline of 25 May 2018? Don’t Panic There is a Cure for Your GDPR Hangover!

May 29, 2018

If your company is still navigating its way through the EU General Data Protection Regulation, (despite the compliance deadline having come and gone) there are 5 immediate steps you can take RIGHT NOW to become GDPR compliant as soon as possible and get rid of your GDPR hangover! 1.  GET YOUR GDPR DOCUMENTS IN PLACE!!! ...

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Letter Before Action | LawBite

February 7, 2018
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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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The Gig Economy | The Pros and Cons of Taking on a Self-Employed Contractor

November 23, 2017
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The rapid rise of temporary work arrangements, or the ‘gig economy’, offering flexible work is coming under increasing attack, as the Employment Appeal Tribunal recently confirmed that Uber drivers were workers, and not self-employed. So, what are the advantages to a business of engaging someone on a self-employed basis? They provide a busine...

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The LawBite App is here!

June 19, 2017
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We’re very excited to announce the launch of our brand new instant messaging app! The LawBite App is the first UK real-time lawyer to client messaging app, available now on IOS and Android. The LawBite app is the first of its kind. A real-time communication tool for UK businesses like yours to solve legal problems with fully qualified, UK lawyers on any commercial legal matter anytime, anywhere.

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Cyber Threats – what are your business’s obligations around hacking prevention?

May 16, 2017
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LawBite Software LawBrief Annelie Carver looks at what businesses should do in order to prevent a cyber-attack. What are your business’s legal obligations?

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6 of the Best Ways to take your tech product to market (Legally!)

April 11, 2017
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So you’ve had your inspiration for a world-changing technology product. You and your team have sweated blood and worked countless hours to perfect it and now it’s time to launch it into the big wide world and sit back and place the order for your Tesla-S, right?

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