BREXIT

Brexit Series Part 1 | What Next?

September 11, 2018

Starting from this week our LawBrief solicitor Raza Naqvi will be providing his expert insight into the latest developments on Brexit – its impact on SMEs and the possible scenarios which businesses will face in the coming months. Confused by Brexit? Hard, soft, deal or no deal? Whatever it is, what does it...

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

June 26, 2018

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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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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Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the GDPR wake-up call

March 28, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg has not had a good couple of weeks at the office. The revelations that Cambridge Analytica misused the data provided to it by Facebook, but that Facebook also failed to alert its users to this misuse (and allegedly didn’t have adequate controls in place in the first place), has left him at best rather red faced. As businesses of all shapes and sizes prepare for compliance with ...

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Shareholders’ Agreement | Understanding the Main Clauses

March 22, 2018

As a business owner, you have probably heard about a shareholders’ agreement (SHA). Nevertheless, what to include in a shareholder’s agreement is among our top corporate enquiries here at LawBite. So, let’s get it sorted. When we talk about businesses, a SHA basically addresses matters involving the management of the company and the relationship with its shareholder...

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5 Most Frequently Asked GDPR Questions from LawBite Clients

March 14, 2018

It is less than 11 weeks until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) becomes directly applicable in the UK with effect from 25 May 2018. With less and less time to implement the necessary changes, we have put together 5 most frequently asked GDPR related questions from our clients to help your business prepare for t...

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Changes to the GIG Economy? | Louise Paull

February 20, 2018

There has been much in the press lately about the GIG ECONOMY, affecting an estimated 1.1 million people. Most recently the Government published its response to the Taylor Review. As set out in my previous blog, ...

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Contracts | Part 2: What Does Construction Law Say About Contracts?

December 5, 2017

We’re about to launch our brand new ‘Construction Guides to the Law’ and we thought we’d give you a sneak preview on the content. Last week we looked at why contracts are important and this week we’re looking at some of the legislation that goes into them. If your construction business involves architecture, design, surveyi...

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LawBite | Shopetino – Diane Bartholomew Case Study

November 10, 2017

Every once and a while we love to showcase some of our awesome clients and this week we’re looking at Shopetino and how we’ve worked with them on the launch of their online children and adults lifestyle store. We hope this will get you thinking about the importance of effective legal set-up prior to launch and the fact it doesn’t have t...

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Lawyers and Social Good

September 30, 2014

Lawyers get a bad press generally, especially as far as small companies are concerned. They are regarded as too expensive, too slow, and speaking a complicated language which only they understand. They are not even particularly trusted. So what is it that divides us?   Well, when did you last hear a lawyer say “That will be cheaper than you expected”? Or “I can do that quicker than ...

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