If you run a business that handles personal data of customers, and you are worried about the risk of claims if your company suffers a cyber-attack or some other accidental loss of data, you may
Alongside lengthy supermarket queues, handwashing, deep cleaning and Furlough, homeworking has been one of the defining features of the Covid-19 lockdown. The most recent ONS statistics on homeworking (2019, yet published at the very start
As of 05.30 am this morning (20 April 2020) employers are able to make claims on HMRC’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’s Portal. It is reportedly fairly easy to use the portal, although heavy traffic could be expected.
For those of you whose business is now quieter than usual, you could consider using the time to do some housekeeping and take care of some of the things you never normally get around to. For example, you could run a check to see your website is legally compliant and that you have the Ts & Cs you need for when we come out of quarantine (or while we are in it).
The Chancellor has announced plans in the March 2020 budget that the government will reimburse small employers (meaning those with less than 250 employees) for statutory sick pay paid out to employees for the first 14 days of sickness.
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.
If so, you need to include their details in a new Register. If you run a limited company, under new regulations, it is necessary to keep a register of people with significant control of the company.
In a recent case, a home improvement company in Bradford lifted 21 images from the website of a loft conversion company in the London area when it decided to move into loft conversion work and
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 introduces new rights for consumers and our previous articles have dealt with how the Act affects sale of goods, services and digital products. The Act also re-states and expands the
The new Consumer Rights law coming into force on 1st October 2015 is significant: it introduces new rights for consumers as well as consolidating a lot of existing legislation, and it applies to almost all