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Do I Need to Get Reconsent From an Existing List?

Small business owners are panicking.“Do I need to get re-consent from an existing email list? What if I do and everyone unsubscribes, or doesn’t re-opt-in and I’m left with no one – I’ll lose my entire marketing list that took me so long to build up!”Now, I’m talking...

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Top Tips on Dealing With Suppliers

As a small business owner, we often feel that we have to accept the terms of business that suppliers send to us. Or perhaps we question something only to be told by the supplier that these are their standard terms and they never change them and at that point we roll...

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7 reasons why you need killer terms of business

Your standard terms and conditions (i.e. the legal basis on which you are willing to do business with your customers) are one of the most important business documents you should have and they should be the first legal document that you put in place when you are...

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It’s all about expectations!

The one area where I see more disputes than anywhere else, is in mismatched expectations. I see website designers having to bring claims against customers for unpaid fees because the customer isn't happy with the design yet the website designer feels they delivered...

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How to get the most out of your lawyer

There has been a bit of a stink in the legal press recently. The world’s largest law firm (in fact, the US arm of the firm I used to work at) was caught out big time in inflating its invoices. The firm’s lawyers were trading casual emails about the case and joking...

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Part 1 – How to find a Grrrreat lawyer

Finding a great lawyer to advise your small business is not easy. If you have found a great one, be nice to them and hang onto them at all costs… 🙂 But if you don't have a great lawyer, how do you go about finding one? Read on to find out how. 1.       Recommendation...

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Competitions, prize draws and Facebook…

On 27 August 2013, something quite miraculous happened…. Facebook performed a momentous u-turn on its previous position on completions and give-aways on Facebook pages. You no longer need to run your Facebook competitions and prize draws through third party apps. You...

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Beware the image copyright web crawlers…

Do you own the copyright in all of the images in your website? If not, are you properly licensed to use them? Are you sure? What about those ones that your website designer in India used? Or those ones that your Virtual Assistant added for you? What about images used...

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About Suzanne

Suzanne Dibble

Small Business Legals can be tough. From setting up your business and trading legally to GDPR. I can help you with this