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Carrying Out Alterations To Commercial Lease Premises

August 26, 2020

When an SME takes out a commercial property lease that it will want to carry out works on the premises, likely both at the outset and at other times during the term of the agreement – whether to fit out, upgrade or modernise the property. Both parties need to make sure the lease is clear on any alterations – a commercial tenant will want to be sure it can adapt the premises to suit the needs of its busine...

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What to consider when rightsizing your business

August 20, 2020

What to consider when rightsizing your business The Covid 19 pandemic and the economic contraction which has followed, has resulted in organisations both large and nearly every small business, examining how they operate and considering how to right size the workforce to ensure it has the right balance of talent to prosper. There are many factors to consider when embarking on a business rightsi...

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Using ADR to Handle Civil Disputes

July 2, 2020

During the Covid-19 outbreak the government has taken steps to encourage the business community to exercise patience and understanding. Some of this is through general guidance but also more formal temporary changes to the law. The “pain-sharing” concept extends to businesses, landlords, and suppliers being urged to exercise restraint regarding demands for payments from organisations whose turnover has fallen sub...

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Coronavirus – Managing Risk as Staff Return To Work

July 2, 2020

As the UK Coronavirus lockdown begins to lift, with non-essential shops being allowed to open in June and more establishments in July, SME owners will be conscious of the need to ensure the health and safety of their employers as well as customers. The risk of future regulatory enforcement action and/or personal injury claims will be praying heavily on the minds of many owners and directors’. To assist e...

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The LawBite App is here!

December 5, 2019

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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How to have a legally sound party season

November 25, 2019

It’s the time of the season. Yes, not just for Christmas trees in the office and ugly sweaters: the office party is also around the corner. I’m sure that like me you have witnessed your share of unusual behaviours at one of these events, and as an employer, you may have had some seasonal dramas. We have previously posted about how you, as a business, s...

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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain – What are they and how might they impact businesses?

February 14, 2019

As cryptocurrency and blockchain become mainstream terms there are many views on these relatively new concepts including those of governments, authorities and regulators. So, what’s the real story? Is cryptocurrency a safe investment, and should businesses use blockchain technology? Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency, in short, is digital currency which is traded and opera...

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Website Terms and Conditions – Legal Requirements

February 7, 2019

Nearly every website has a link to its terms and conditions (Ts and Cs) but this document will vary from business to business and you may need more than one set of terms and conditions for your website. Website terms and conditions are different to the Ts and Cs needed for e-commerce for the selling of goods and/or services online. Website Ts and Cs normally exist in a bundle with and link to: Acceptable Use Policy, Privacy...

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IP 2019 – Predictions and Insights

February 5, 2019

Following on from our intellectual property round-up of 2018 and now that we’ve rolled into the New Year, we wanted to take this opportunity to look ahead to upcoming developments in the field of IP. There is a lot expected to be happening and it’s essential that our clients are as well prepared a...

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Debt Recovery Pre-litigation Tips

January 31, 2019

Many business owners invest their time into making sure that their business is as profitable as possible. An essential part of that process is to take necessary steps to aid smooth and successful debt recovery where needed. At LawBite we are experts in Debt Recovery processes, designed to provide business owners with the best advice and assista...

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