A ‘legal structure’ describes the form a business, or in this case a charity, chooses to take when setting up. It will determine the way in which you operate, and the different options vary in terms of the registration process, financial liability, tax implications and ability to enter into contracts. For a long time many … Continue reading 400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities
Counterfeit makeup is an intellectual property crime. Make-up from reputable sources is being copied and sold for a fraction of the cost. Many consumers fail to realise the dangers this presents. The Rise in Counterfeit Beauty According to OHIM, in 2015, the rise in counterfeit make-up resulted in the loss of around 50,000 jobs, and … Continue reading The Dangerous World of Counterfeit Make-Up
In order to ensure that your terms and conditions apply to contracts with your customers, it is essential that you draw your customer’s attention to the terms and conditions prior to the contract being formed. It is not enough for you to have your terms and conditions displayed on your website or referred to on … Continue reading What should you do to incorporate your standard terms and conditions into your contracts with customers?
The law of copyright states that protection expires 75 years after the death of the author. Upon his death J.M Barrie left the rights to Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). As a special exception Great Ormond Street Hospital was given these rights in perpetuity (forever). Should we give the same extension to … Continue reading Protecting Neverland: Copyright Extensions for Charities
In the second in her two-part series, Dayna gives us the lowdown on sustainability strategies and how SMEs can benefit from adopting eco-friendly business practices. Businesses play an important role in driving positive change towards a sustainable future. However, the energy that the UK uses to heat and power our non-domestic buildings is responsible for … Continue reading It Pays to be Green: Part 2
In this two-part series, Dayna gives us the lowdown on sustainability strategies and how SMEs can benefit from adopting eco-friendly business practices. It is estimated that the English commercial and industrial sectors generated a staggering 32.2 million tonnes of waste in 2016 and households similarly racked up a total of 22.8 million tonnes in the … Continue reading It Pays to be Green: Part 1
If you cast your mind back to October last year, you’ll remember that our SLO business and commercial firm students travelled to the Northern Design Centre for the first of our collaborations with EBM students creating their own businesses. I’m back with the sequel – our second collaboration took place this month! There were many … Continue reading SLO & EBM students overcome the “Beast from the East” to collaborate once more
74 days to go... 74 days until the new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, businesses around Europe are beginning to speculate what this will mean for them and evaluating how they will need to begin to mould and adapt to the new changes in the law. Knowing how your organisation will be affected … Continue reading Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?
How can cyber attacks affect my business? As technology becomes more advanced cyber security is becoming something every business needs to consider. A successful cyber attack can have a major effect on your business reputation and the trust of your consumers. How will my reputation be affected? Trust from your consumers is essential when growing … Continue reading How prepared is your business in the event of a cyber security breach?