Biz Tip #4: Put It In Writing!

If I was paid a pound for every client who has asked about their rights under a verbal agreement, I wouldn’t be close to retirement, but I would be a few hundred pounds better off! My advice is always that where there is an agreement, there should be a piece of paper setting out the Read More …

Financial Times Contribution

I was recently asked by the Financial Times to respond to a reader’s question, so I have decided to relate the question and my response to readers of this blog. The full article can be found here http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/15607a86-4b56-11e1-a325-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1tc3QTCRR , although you may need to log in to read it. (All rights reserved to the FT): Can my Read More …

Contractual “Black Holes”

Court of Appeal holds that phrase “a formal contract will follow” did not make an agreement subject to contract Read More …

Are You A Distance Seller?

I was recently asked by a client who runs a successful online business information service about the UK laws governing distance selling to both consumers and businesses. So after researching his particular issue, I thought I would write a general note on the topic. The Distance Selling Regulations The Distance Selling Regulations (full title: Consumer Read More …