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Workplace injuries: could you make a claim?

Date: 17 October 2018

By: Thompsons Solicitors

Legal news roundup - October 2018

Date: 17 October 2018

By: Fanny Marshall

Food businesses - overcoming three key challenges

Date: 21 September 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

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Advertising banners and the law

Even if you have a great idea to promote your business, you still need to comply with marketing laws - or face a penalty. The rules to be aware of.

Date: 22 August 2018   By: Remi Ashton

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How to collect unpaid debts - without a solicitor

Collecting money that is owed to you can be stressful, and costs soon mount up. The steps you can take to reclaim debt before hiring legal help.

Date: 26 February 2018   By: Amanda Hamilton

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What must your business do to comply with the EU Consumer Rights Directive 2014?

New EU Consumer Rights Directives came into effect on the 13 June 2014, but many online retailers are not compliant. So, how did the rules change?

Date: 13 January 2015   By: Guest contributor

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How will the new Defamation Act protect online reputation?

As a business using social media, it is important to remember the following:...

Date: 23 June 2014   By: Guest contributor

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Marketing your business with an Olympic theme - are you in danger of breaking the law?

I was recently tipped off by a friend who manages a large high street bookstore that I was infringing trademark law on my website.  We make homewares and accessories from recycled and vintage fabrics, and like many artisans and craft-based companies, one of our products has a Union Jack inspired ...

Date: 22 March 2012   By: Catherine Lloyd-Evans

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New EU rules on consumer rights

The new EU Consumer Rights Directive has been adopted. The new legislation seeks to strengthen consumer rights in all 27 EU countries, particularly for those who shop online.

Date: 26 October 2011   By: Mark Williams

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The dos and don'ts of social media: guidelines for your employees

The heart of the term social media is the word 'social', suggesting that the online world is for interacting, communicating and sharing knowledge. The aim of having social media guidelines for your business is that they should mirror this mindset with the idea that employees should behave as they wo...

Date: 4 January 2011   By: Rebecca Williams