The food and drink sector is facing an inordinate amount of change at the moment. How the sector gets to grips with things like the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, labour shortages and rising costs will be fascinating to watch, particularly given the sect…
We can advise upon ways to make terms and conditions “consumer friendly”.
We can also advise you upon the current slew of consumer legislation, to help make this area as manageable for you and your businesses as possible.
What is Geo-blocking? Geo-blocking is the term used to describe restriction of access to internet content based on a customer’s geographical location. The Geo-blocking Regulation (EU) 2018/302 (the “Regulation”) will ban geo-bloc…
Businesses concerned with cyber security services and products, now have the opportunity to voice their concerns and influence the European Commission on cyber security.
Insolvency Rules -The Insolvency (Protection of Essential Supplies) Order 2015 – IT Suppliers Beware
As of 1 October there are changes to insolvency rules to be aware of...
90% of small businesses are unaware of “G-Cloud”, a government based initiative targeted at facilitating procurement by public sector bodies.
The International Chamber of Commerce (the “ICC”) has published a new, free to download cyber security guide to assist businesses with their approach to data security. The aim of the guide is to mitigate the risks associated with cybercrime.
Hold the phone! Consultation under way in an effort to increase the regulations surrounding unsolicited marketing calls
There are few people who haven’t been subjected to a “nuisance call”, whether it be selling pet insurance, advocating the benefits of double glazing that you just can’t do without or informing you of a PPI claim you are allegedly entitled to make.
One of the difficulties with cloud computing, and one of the reasons that various businesses and sectors (including the legal sector) are only just starting to realise the benefits of cloud computing, is that it means different things to different people.
Do you sell goods or services to consumers via the following channels?: over the telephone via the internet ‘off premises’, e.g. at trade shows or at people’s houses If the answer is yes then there are changes being brought in fro…
“Agile Software Development” is now seen by many as the preferred software development methodology. It is important to recognise how this approach to software development differs to traditional approaches and how to contract for it effectively.
A bill is in parliament for the introduction of a Groceries Adjudicator, the aim being to make it easier for suppliers to enforce the Grocery Supply Code of Practice, and give small businesses better protection when dealing with more powerful retailers.
While there has been a large amount of case law over the years about what is meant by “best endeavours” and “reasonable endeavours”, it has not always provided the clarity we need, as solicitors, to advise clients with certainty.…
Clarion’s successful commercial and IT law team is continuing to grow with the appointment of David Cunningham as partner. David joins us from Bond Dickinson and has 15 years’ experience in commercial law, specialising in technology and busin…
Congratulations to Fiona Marr and Dominic Blakeley.
Fast growing Yorkshire business Exquisite Handmade Cakes Ltd has secured a five figure sum for further capital investment with the help of crowd funding company rebuildingsociety.com in a deal supported by corporate lawyers from Clarion.
The specialist commercial team at Leeds-based Clarion is growing with the addition of Linzi Sutton as associate.
We are delighted to announce that Lewis Toohey has joined as an associate in the growing commercial team.