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?
It's a new academic year, and the business & commercial firms are full with individuals who have a passion for this area of law and who cannot wait to get stuck into the Student Law Office. Many of them, like myself, have been waiting for the opportunity to put into practice what we have been … Continue reading Hello and welcome – from the 2017/2018 business & commercial firms!
We are getting ready to welcome our new Year 4 MLaw students into the Student Law Office. This year, we will have four Business & Commercial firms. Each firm is typically comprised of six students. In the Student Law Office, our students are exposed to working with real clients under the supervision of qualified solicitors … Continue reading Can we help you?
What is the PSC Register? From April 2016 all private companies and LLPs have been required to maintain a Persons of Significant Control (PSC) Register. This is a record of the people who own or control the business which is available for public inspection. Notably, it does not replace the registers of directors and members, … Continue reading Do you have a PSC Register?
This year has been particularly exciting for students Elena and Dan who have been lucky enough to work with a group of British engineers who are set to take the security and counter terrorism markets by storm. OpenWorks Engineering Ltd, founded in July 2015, has invented a system that offers security operators a ground-breaking alternative … Continue reading Sky’s the limit for OpenWorks!
In this two part series, Perri Byrne and Liam Faulkner are taking us on a whistle stop tour of trade marks. In Part 1, Perri explained what a trade mark is and the benefits of registration. Here, in Part 2, Liam looks at how to register a trade mark. In the highly competitive business world … Continue reading Trade Marks 101: Part 2