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GDPR Guidance – Prepare Yourself for the New Regulations

GDPR Guidance – Prepare Yourself for the New Regulations

The GDPR is new legislation coming to the UK in May, which will affect everyone who stores data about people. So if you have an email list, or details of customers who placed an order, you need to be getting in place a new Data Protection Policy amongst other things. Here is our easy guide to make sure you are up to date.

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How Small Businesses Can Prepare for Brexit

How Small Businesses Can Prepare for Brexit

The continuing uncertainty makes preparing for Brexit a problem for most businesses. This topic was explored at a recent seminar hosted by the Guardian. Our director, Giles Dixon, attracted plenty of interest when referring to ContractStore’s Brexit clause templates, which can be used by companies dealing with Europe to mitigate the risks.

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How to Put A Brexit Clause in Your Contracts

How to Put A Brexit Clause in Your Contracts

If you have long term relationships with suppliers, buyers, agents or consultants and if those relationships involve EU citizens or trading with other countries in the EU, how do you plan for Brexit? A Brexit clause in your long term contracts could be the answer. Giles Dixon of ContractStore explains.

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A Guide to Workplace Bullying

A Guide to Workplace Bullying

Despite the workplace often being a safe environment for all employees, sometimes bullying can arise. If you do fall victim to a case of workplace bullying, there are plenty of ways to take action. Unfortunately it does happen, so it’s best to be knowledgeable on the subject.

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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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