400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities

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

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The Dangerous World of Counterfeit Make-Up

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

What should you do to incorporate your standard terms and conditions into your contracts with customers?

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?

Protecting Neverland: Copyright Extensions for Charities

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

SLO & EBM students overcome the “Beast from the East” to collaborate once more

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