Monthly Archives: June 2014

Friday the thirteenth – unlucky for some!

The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 These rules are relevant for any business that sells goods, services or digital content to a consumer, i.e. an individual acting for purposes which are wholly or mainly outside their … Continue reading

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Take urgent action to protect from cyber attack

Crimson Crab is following the National Crime Agency advice which is that all computer users take immediate steps to protect themselves against a powerful type of malicious software botnet that is going to hit in the next few weeks. It’s … Continue reading

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Are you superstitious?

Friday 13th June could mean disaster if you sell goods, services or digital content to consumers and don’t follow the new rules that come into play. This also applies to on-line sales including ebay, but there are other things to … Continue reading

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What if I don’t tell my clients about their cancellation rights under the new rules on distance selling?

If you supply goods away from your usual trade premises or at a distance then your consumer customers have cancellation rights. If you don’t tell them about their rights then they get extended cancellation rights of up to potentially one … Continue reading

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Do I really have to have terms and conditions for my business?

No, there is no legal requirement for you to have a set of terms and conditions in place for most businesses. However if things go wrong in the sales process or afterwards how do you prove what was agreed if … Continue reading

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I ‘borrowed’ my terms and conditions from another trader, so I’m covered?

Maybe, maybe not. There are several things here, the first is that the terms will not reflect your business or your business practices. The second is that you are very reliant on the fact that the person you borrowed the … Continue reading

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Can you help with patents?

Yes, please get in touch to discuss your requirements. In the meantime it is crucially important that you do not reveal your invention or idea to anybody as this will prejudice your application. We always use non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements … Continue reading

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