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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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International Women’s Day Celebration | A 360° View of the Women of LawBite

March 8, 2018

A lot of incredible women work for and with LawBite. In the spirit of International Women’s Day 2018, we thought we’d introduce you to the stories of a client, a couple of employees and a LawBrief (LawBite lawyer!) to celebrate their success! LawBite is a keen supporter of diversity and flexible working, which is why we attract so much top female talent to the organisation. These women have ...

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Taking a Law Bite of Fine Food in Harrogate | Gaile Walters

February 26, 2018

I had the privilege of being a panel speaker at the Guild of Fine Foods’ Fine Food North Show 2018. I say privilege because it was an amazing display of world class produce coupled with the clear pride and passion of the producers. From Yallo’s Cold-pressed rapeseed oil to Origins fair origin teas I met both innovative and dedicated producers. One of the first thoughts I had was “ho...

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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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Letter Before Action | LawBite

February 7, 2018

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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Getting Ready for the GDPR with LawBite

January 30, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018 and the changes that were made to data protection legislation are far-reaching. GDPR introduced a number of new legal concepts, which will have an impact on businesses for many years down the line. Does the GDPR apply to my business? ...

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Happy New Year 2018 … from Clive Rich, CEO of LawBite

January 16, 2018

Happy New Year! Well most of your New Year’s Resolutions have already bitten the dust. You’ve already broken your Dry January Pledge. That Gym Subscription is beginning to look like a costly error. Your quest for greater mindfulness has disappeared under a welter of bills, unreliable suppliers and moaning clients. ...

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The Top 12 Documents and Policies You Need Think About Making GDPR Compliant Before May 25, 2018

January 10, 2018

Our GDPR experts have put together a list of documents and policies you need to be thinking about to be on your way to GDPR compliance before 25th May 2018. Get ahead of the game and find out below which may apply to you and your business. Below we explore what these documents and policies are and what, when and where you need to use them. This documents guidance note is also listed as part of the LawBite ...

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