Category Archives: Procurement

Hear we deal with:
1) Procurement, obtaining stock, ingredients and materials,
2) Stock control and rotation

Choosing the right software for your business

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Workers’ Status

The Court of Appeal have decided that a plumber was a worker for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Working Time Regulations 1998 as well as an employee within the extended meaning of the term in … Continue reading

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Thinking of outsourcing : do your diligence!

This time of year many business owners look to outsourcing certain activities. This can be a great way of reducing the burden or growing the business. On the other hand the wrong outsourcing partner can cause mayhem and add to … Continue reading

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BBC News: Flat rate VAT changes for small businesses explained

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it: Flat rate VAT changes for small businesses explained – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38084493

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My web designer makes sure that my website complies with the law, don’t they?

It’s really important to remember that the responsibility is with the executives of the business e.g. the owner, partners or directors of a limited company. It you are investigated by a regulator it really isn’t much of a defence to say … Continue reading

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Do I need a written data protection policy?

It very much depends on what you do in your business. If, for example, you process personal data on behalf of other businesses then it makes good sense. It demonstrates that you are aware of the legal requirements and that … Continue reading

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The three top risks to reputation

After receiving a poor performance review, an employee takes to social media and speaks negatively about the organisation and its leaders, creating a dialogue around the organisation’s culture that goes viral… A cybercriminal discovers a vulnerability in an organisation’s security … Continue reading

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Can I terminate the contract I have with a supplier who has not supplied what they said they would?

At law, the right to terminate a contract for breach arises if there is a substantial failure to perform. Any defect in performance must attain a certain minimum degree of seriousness to entitle the injured party to terminate. A failure in performance is … Continue reading

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Do I own my website once it has been designed?

It depends, essentially this is a matter of what was agreed at the early stages of the negotiations over the production of the website and the contract which exists between the parties. You also need to be aware of implications … Continue reading

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