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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - £60,000 fine for unsolicited text messages
    £60,000 fine for unsolicited text messages..Direct marketing. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced that it has issued a monetary penalty notice for £60,000 to a small business, Digital Growth Experts Ltd (D). According to the ICO, between 29 February and 30 April 2020, D sent unsolicited text messages to 16,190 individuals promoting a particular brand of hand sanitiser, claiming that it was “effective against coronavirus” . Unlawful behaviour. However, not only had D failed to...
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  • 600+ Business Solutions - The law on refunds and coronavirus
    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued updated guidance on refunds during the coronavirus pandemic for consumer-facing businesses. How might this affect your business?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - ICO guidance on health checks
    ICO guidance on health checks..Health headaches. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued guidance on what you can and can’t do when checking your employees’ health status (see The next step ). Staying safe. It covers carrying out testing to identify whether staff have coronavirus symptoms, e.g. temperature checks, and actual coronavirus testing. It also explains the legal position on testing, how you can fulfil your legal obligations, what information you can keep, what information you need...
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Managing capacity post-lockdown
    The economy is starting to open but with demand likely to be down and concerns over staffing, you’ve started thinking about the balance of capacity versus level of business. How do you get this right to maximise profitability?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Q&A - reporting coronavirus rip-offs
    Q&A - reporting coronavirus rip-offs..Q. With so many staff coming back into our workplace, we’ve had to source extra hand sanitiser, toilet rolls and PPE. We feel we’ve been ripped off by the supplier because they’ve increased their supply costs substantially following the coronavirus outbreak. What can we do? A. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has an online service that can be used to report businesses that are believed to be behaving unfairly during the coronavirus outbreak (see The...
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  • 600+ Business Solutions - When are consumers due a refund?
    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued guidance for businesses on dealing with consumers who cancel their contracts because of the lockdown. What has prompted this advice, and what is the CMA expecting businesses to do?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - The debt chase and collect conundrum
    Prompt invoicing and chasing payments can keep your cash flow steady. But what should you do if debts are building up? Who do you chase and how do you go about it?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Surfing the web incognito at work?
    Depending on how your IT system is set up, others in your firm might be able to see which web pages you’ve visited. This could be awkward if, as the boss, you’ve been looking at sensitive employment issues. How can you surf incognito?
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  • 600+ Business Solutions - Import and exports post-Brexit
    From 1 January 2021 UK businesses that move goods into and out of the EU must make customs declarations. You can start preparing for this now, as it doesn’t depend on the outcome of the trade negotiations. What do you need to know?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Q&A - Brexit effect on the GDPR?
    Q&A - Brexit effect on the GDPR?..Q. Is the GDPR affected by Brexit in any way and will anything change in the future? A. Brexit has absolutely no effect on the GDPR , even though it is EU-derived legislation. When the agreed transition period ends on 31 December 2020 , the GDPR will automatically be incorporated into our domestic legislation by provisions that are contained in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 . So in practical terms nothing is going to change in the immediate future. The GDPR’s...
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