Category Archives: Protecting Reputation

Here we deal with:
1) Sustainable business practices,
2) Due Diligence & Reasonable Precautions,
3) Intellectual Property Protection

Office for Product Safety and Standards

The government has accepted the recommendations of the Working Group on Product Recalls and Safety and set out its plans for implementing them, including the establishment of a new Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS). Priorities for the OPSS … Continue reading

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Late payments

The government has launched the Small Business Commissioner (SBC) complaints scheme, giving small businesses (essentially, those with a staff headcount of less than 50) an extra means of holding larger businesses to account if there are problems about getting paid. … Continue reading

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Charities and safeguarding

The Charity Commission has published a new strategy for dealing with safeguarding issues in charities. It stresses the duty of charity trustees to proactively safeguard and promote the welfare of their charity’s beneficiaries. Get a copy.

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Data Protection Prosecution

The High Court said that Wm Morrisons Supermarkets PLC, was vicariously liable for the deliberate and criminal disclosure by a rogue employee of personal data belonging to co-workers. (Various claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarket PLC [2017] EWHC3113 (QB))

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Unsolicited Marketing Emails

Recently we seem to have had a spate of marketing emails from people without any regard for the rules on privacy! We all make mistakes but a lack of knowledge of the rules puts their business reputation at risk and … Continue reading

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Cookie banner frustration

The European Commission has proposed new regulations that would limit the way companies track users on the internet. Part of that plan would see the removal of website banners that provide disclaimers on cookie policies and instead have the user’s … Continue reading

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Website security risks

The ICO has issued a £60,000 fine to Boomerang Video Ltd after it suffered a cyber attack. An investigation by the ICO found the Berkshire-based company failed to take basic steps to stop its website being attacked.

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Wetherspoons decided it’s safer to delete customer data – Developer Tech

Pub chain JD Wetherspoons has quite a fanbase in the UK, but the company has decided it’s safer to delete all its customer data than risk it being hacked. Source: Wetherspoons decided it’s safer to delete customer data – Developer … Continue reading

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Making unsolicited sales and marketing calls?

If you are going to telephone a business for unsolicited sales and marketing purposes you are legally required to make sure that they are not on the Corporate TPS. The Corporate Telephone Preference Service (CTPS) is the central opt out … Continue reading

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Crimson Crab talking about GDPR on 93.7 Express FM

The rules are changing on data protection, if you want to find out more, Rob from Crimson Crab will be talking to Miles Hensen on 93.7 Express FM’s Business Programme at 7pm on Thursday 29th June 2017. Many thanks to … Continue reading

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