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.
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.
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.
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.
The latest updates in employment law for November 2017, covering Uber’s ‘gig economy’ case, IT policies, fairness for part-timers, and more.
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.
Giles Dixon, construction solicitor and founder-director of ContractStore, explained recently to Your Home Renovation about why you need contracts for your self build project.
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.
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.
The latest updates in employment law for 2017, covering the Immigration Skills Charge, the Gender Pay Gap, new minimum wage, and more. From our employment law partner Moore Blatch.