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Need to Threaten a Debtor with Legal Proceedings? New Protocol

Need to Threaten a Debtor with Legal Proceedings?  New Protocol

There is a new procedure for businesses chasing debts in the UK. The Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims applies whenever a business is chasing an individual (including a sole trader) for a debt and is planning to sue. From 1st October 2017 a claim letter has to be sent before proceedings are started and this has to contain detailed information with regard to the claim.

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ContractStore New Website

ContractStore New Website

We are delighted to tell you that ContractStore has updated its website with a faster, mobile-friendly design and a number of new features. Among these, anyone buying 3 or more ContractStore documents at a time will get a discount of 15% on the total price. Purchases can be made in Stg£, US$, Euros or AUS$ and our payment system now deals effectively sales to VAT registered companies in Europe.

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India: The Business Opportunity – A New Legal Handbook

India: The Business Opportunity – A New Legal Handbook

ContractStore’s Linda Spedding, the international lawyer who is responsible for our Indian contract templates, has published an informative book on Indian business law and regulation. India: The Business Opportunity is a practical and legal handbook for anyone wanting to invest in the country.

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Check If Your Website Complies With The Law

Check If Your Website Complies With The Law

In recent years, a lot of new legislation has been introduced, both in the UK and the rest of Europe. Much of this is designed to protect consumers when buying goods or services online. But every trading company has to provide details of its company registration, address etc., and it is surprising that even some larger companies do not always fully comply. And of course, nor do the fraudsters.

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