Are your contractors really contractors?

IR35 – Are your contractors really contractors?

July 15, 2019

Did you know that there are around 2 million professionals who work on a self-employed basis?  Of that 2 million, 1.77 million are contracting on a full-time basis, bringing in a staggering £119 billion to the UK economy. ...

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Zero Hours Contract

Zero Hours Contracts – A Business Benefit Or A Risk?

July 15, 2019

Zero Hours contracts are a contract type that has been the subject of much press interest and controversy in recent times. These contracts have been on the rise and growing in popularity amongst employers, particularly since the global financial crash of a decade ago. Love them or loathe them, they do occupy a place in the British workforce.  In ...

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Fixed-term employment contracts

Fixed-term employment contracts: Best of both worlds?

July 15, 2019

When it comes to choosing on which basis to employ your candidates, there is no ‘right answer’. From an employee’s perspective, fixed-term contracts are not as attractive as permanent contracts and for that reason, they can make the recruitment process more challenging. However, if you use them correctly, they can be an effective tool for matching ...

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Permanent Employment Contracts

Permanent Employment Contracts What you need to know

July 15, 2019

Recruiting the right person is a big challenge for you and your growing business.  Full-time, part-time, casual workers, fixed-term? Are you confused? Don’t panic! Offering a permanent role could be the solution you are looking for because if you want to attract talent you need to offer job security...

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Adidas Loses 3-stripes Trademarks battle in Europe

Adidas loses one of its 3-stripes trademarks, keep reading because it can also happen to your business…

July 8, 2019

Adidas has been unsuccessful in an attempt to expand its trademark three-stripe design in the EU after a court ruled it was not “distinctive” enough.  “The mark is not a pattern mark composed of a series of regularly repetitive elements, but an ordinary figurative mark,” the court said. ...

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Trademark

6 Steps to protect your music

June 19, 2019

We recently published a blog post about the importance of using copyright and the steps to take to protect your music. However, cop...

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Getting your Business Investor Ready

Getting Your Business Investor Ready

June 18, 2019

There may be a time in the life of your business when it needs to get Investor Ready. Perhaps you’ve already passed the startup stage and are now looking to scale up and take things to the next level. You’ve nailed your numbers, sweated over your...

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GDPR Webinar

FREE LawBite GDPR Webinar | Wed 26 June

June 17, 2019

Missed our last webinar? If you missed out, don’t worry! Due to the success of our last webinar “GDPR One Year On: Continuing Compliance”, we have decided to give you another chance to discuss the latest updates and to learn about best practice. When? Wednesday 26th June at 12:30 pm ...

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World Music Day

Are you ready to rock? Learn how Intellectual Property Law protects your music

June 12, 2019

Did you know that World Music Day is quickly approaching on the 21st of June 2019? It is also known as Fête de la Musique or Make Music Day and has been celebrated since 1982. The festival began in France and encourages amateur and profes...

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LawBite has been selected as a finalist in the Best Legal Team for Early Stage Deals at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards!

June 7, 2019

LawBite is delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for Best Legal Team at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards 2019! This Award recognises the legal firm that is making a significant impact on the ecosystem during the past year, both through actively supporting angel and early stage investment deals and bringing real added value to the i...

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