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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies detailed provisions to ensure that personal data – i.e. any data relating to an identifiable person – is...

GDPR Documenting Processing ActivitiesMarch 18, 2018

Article 30 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) contains explicit provisions that require organisations to maintain internal records of their data processing activities. This...

Financial Fraud – What Not to Do!September 22, 2016

With recent surveys showing that instances of employee fraud are still on the increase, and HMRC showing regrettable lack of ability to safeguard personal data, eliminating...

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Where a dispute has a foreign element, one of the common problems is deciding under what jurisdiction legal action should be taken. This is avoided...

Bank Deposit Protection Rules for Businesses : GuideSeptember 18, 2016

The levels of protection available for different investments underwritten by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) are detailed on their website. The FSCS protects the deposits...

Consumer Protection RegulationsSeptember 18, 2016

Businesses that deal with the public are reminded that legislation will come into effect soon to give consumers better protection under the law than they...

Company Formation ChecklistDecember 31, 2015

You may have come across advertisements which make forming a company sound very easy, but before you go ahead there are some serious issues to...

Companies Act 2006 Overview and Company InformationDecember 31, 2015

The Companies Act 2006 became fully effective from October 1st 2009. It is the principal source of law relating to the conduct of companies incorporated...

Franchising Your Business – the BasicsDecember 31, 2015

If you have been running a successful business for a period of time, you may be considering expansion. One of the options available is to...

Company Name RulesDecember 31, 2015

You cannot incorporate a company using any name you like. Some names are prohibited (for example, those which suggest a connection with the Government or...

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