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Brexit Latest | No Deal, No Plan?

September 6, 2018

On 23 August 2018, the UK government published a Brexit guidance notice entitled “UK government’s preparations for a ‘no deal’ scenario”. The notice has not been well received throughout the remainder of the EU and will have implications particularly for all UK businesses particularly those...

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LawBite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part Six

May 23, 2018

The GDPR deadline is now only days (hours!) away – in this final instalment of our series covering the principles of GDPR it’s time for the sixth and very last of the principles! Principle 6: The Integrity and Confidentiality Principle This principle (the only one to deal explicitly with security) states...

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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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Location, Location, Location! | How to Get the Best Property Deal for Your Food or Retail Business?

November 2, 2017

Finding and keeping a winning location It should go without saying that finding the right location is extremely important for the success of a food retail store and a restaurant. A quick Google-search will bring up countless articles about what due-diligence you should be conducting on the area you have found e.g. its demographics: age, household type, income or its poten...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace | What You Absolutely Need to Know as an Employer!

October 23, 2017

In light of recent allegations within the film industry and the resulting outpour of information about sexual harassment in the workplace, it is necessary to look at these incidents from the perspective of an employer, but what do you need to know? How do you prevent or deal with these kinds of sensitive and difficult issues in your workplace? Although it shou...

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Have you received legal advice for these 7 start-up considerations? (Part 1)

August 8, 2017

Starting a new business takes careful planning, research and very often a leap of faith! But there is a lot you can do to minimise your legal risk and give your start-up a boost.

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The Taylor Review…..What Does It Mean For Employers?

July 13, 2017

The Taylor Review, also known as the ‘Good Work’ Report, published on 11 July 2017, has recommended changes to employment law to protect those workers that it considers are most vulnerable and at risk of exploitation. The Government has said that it will take the Review’s recommendations seriously. But at this stage all the recommendations in the Review are just that – recommendations. The Review makes no changes to the law, but it could be a sign of things to come.

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Consultancy contracts: The top 5 things you need to consider

July 6, 2017

Getting a consultancy agreement signed before any services are provided should be a priority for any consultant or client. A contract protects both parties by setting out their obligations clearly, and reducing the risks of any misunderstandings or dispute. Without it, you are relying on a verbal agreement, which is unlikely to be the same agreement in the minds of both parties, or cover all of the issues.

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Why do you need business contracts reviewed?

June 28, 2017

Your business contracts should act in your best interests and if you don’t review them regularly they can quickly become outdated. When this happens you can find yourself unprotected in terms of litigation, loss of revenue and reputational damage. Your business contracts should be ‘fit for purpose’ at all times so build in contract reviews at regular intervals to ensure that your contracts work for you and not against you.

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The LawBite App is here!

June 19, 2017

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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