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UK businesses need to invest in tools to prevent against the risk of fraud as well as strategies to recover losses, an expert has said. 08 Apr 2019
An Italian company that makes bracelets has successfully enforced its trade mark rights against a rival business that sold individual links from those bracelets to go with links it made itself. 04 Apr 2019
International businesses trading in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Bahrain now have to register for and account for value added tax (VAT) on qualifying transactions.
The discovery of defects in products is not unusual and the implications of a defect can be significant. Failing or unsafe products can affect a company's reputation and rectification can cost billions, if it is even possible. It can mire a company in litigation...
Along with a detailed regulatory regime, manufacturers and suppliers of products for use by UK consumers and in UK workplaces are bound by contractual and non-contractual obligations.
The UK's consumer product safety regulatory regime is broadly derived from EU legislation, which imposes obligations on each of the players in the supply chain from manufacturer through to distributor.
It can be tempting for suppliers and retailers to enter into discussions over the recommended price customers should be charged for products. However, there are limits to what the law permits.
by Tom Stocker
The UK government has confirmed increases to the national living and national minimum wages, which take effect on 1 April 2019. 01 Apr 2019
The UK Home Office is tendering for a partner to conduct an audit of corporate compliance with the reporting requirements set out in section 54 of the 2015 Modern Slavery Act ('the Act'). 26 Mar 2019