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GDPR Guide and Steps to TakeSeptember 14, 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive data protection regime which will start to be enforced in the UK in May 2018. The...

Failing to Plan Ahead Creates Problems for Family CompaniesSeptember 3, 2017

Although no one likes to think about their own death, failing to be prepared for all eventualities can cause chaos in family companies, which are...

Small Data Protection Glitch Produces Big Financial LossAugust 22, 2017

When a local council published information in connection with a family's planning application for building works, it failed to think through the consequences of its...

Free Advice Given and No Contract? You May Be LiableAugust 8, 2017

Any professional will know that there are many people who like to have free advice, and whilst this is seldom proffered in a social setting...

OFT Rejects Predatory Pricing ClaimFebruary 27, 2012

When a company engages in below-cost pricing or other ‘predatory’ practices, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is often called upon to investigate. Where anti-competitive...

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Insolvency Changes

 Changes to the legislation on insolvency contained in the recently enacted Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 may affect directors of companies that become...

Investing in Small Businesses and Start-Ups – The EIS and SEIS Schemes

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) are popular vehicles for investment in small or start-up businesses. Both are attractive because...

Letters of Intent – Getting Them Right

What Is a Letter of Intent? Letters of intent, commonly referred to as 'heads of agreement', are used to indicate the terms under which two or...

Limited Liability Partnerships: Procedures and Guide

Limited liability partnerships (LLPs) were first introduced in April 2001 and are becoming an increasingly popular way of structuring a business, especially with professional practices. The...

Making Retention of Title Work

Prior to the recession, Retention of Title (RoT) clauses probably received less attention than they should have from many businesses. However, RoT is now back...

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