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The new Government is preparing for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October.  Are you?

The new Government is preparing for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October.  Are you?

At ContractStore we have recently updated our collection of Brexit clause templates.  These are designed to help companies doing business between the EU and UK to cope with the problems of Britain leaving the EU.

If you are an agent or distributor of a company in the EU or you regularly trade with companies in Europe (or vice versa), you can mitigate the Brexit risks by agreeing in advance with your trading partners how you will handle the difficulties if and when they occur.

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Chasing Debts and Stopping Late Payments

Chasing Debts and Stopping Late Payments Delivering your invoice Chasing a debt Debt collection agents Statutory Demands Remedies that do not involve litigation Checklist   If your client or customer fails to pay on time,

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Can I Cut & Paste Terms & Conditions from Someone Else’s Website?

Can I Cut & Paste Terms & Conditions from Someone Else’s Website?

It is never a good idea to use someone else’s terms and conditions on your website. For a start, this is likely to be a breach of copyright and the owner of the other website could bring proceedings against you. Moreover, no two businesses are exactly the same and using someone else’s wording, without carefully checking that it is appropriate for your business, can cause real problems.

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Get ready for Brexit with a webinar

On 5th November ContractStore’s Giles Dixon is doing a webinar for Startup Richmond entitled Is your Business ready for Brexit? The webinar looks at some of the risks cross-border businesses will face and how to

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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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