SAP UK v Diageo - the (unexpected) price of admission
This article looks at the case of SAP UK v Diageo.
What does Brexit mean for UK franchising? - part two
Further to our previous article 'What does Brexit mean for UK franchising? - part one', franchise businesses should carefully consider the material issues initiated by Brexit, as we see them today.
What does Brexit mean for UK franchising? - part one
2016 was a year of change. The ripples of these changes will continue for years to come, as the UK navigates its way through the process of triggering Article 50 and its exit of the EU.
Is there a future for R&D in post-Brexit Britain?
Since Brexit became a reality Britain has entered a period of unprecedented uncertainty. Each day brings renewed claims that our nation will either be losing out or mining a rich seam of opportunity once we withdraw from the EU.
Moving with the Times - the Commercial Agents Regulations 1993
A recent High Court decision has confirmed that the supply or sale of software constitutes a sale of goods for the purposes of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (SI 1993/3053) (the Regulations).
FinTech Update: Who can stop the blockchain train?
The benefits and also the malevolent use of the Bitcoin peer-to-peer crypto-currency is rarely out of the news.
Technology in franchising: new challenges for franchisors - part one
Technology now touches most, if not all, business areas, and franchising is no different. More than ever prospective and current franchisors need to be mindful of how technology can enhance, but also presents challenges for, their franchise offering.
Big data, big deal?
The first week of each New Year sees the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) roll into Las Vegas, providing an annual glimpse into the future of consumer technology.
ICO issues Enforcement Notice in response to Office data security breach
Shoe retailer, Office, has become the latest retailer to have its knuckles wrapped by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) following a data protection breach which resulted in more than one million customer records being exposed.
Retail: Feeling the New Year hangover?
Black Friday and the Boxing Day sales have been and gone, and retailers could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief and pausing to take stock.
Don't leave me this way? Plans to force IT suppliers to continue to provide services to insolvent customers
The Insolvency Service is undertaking a consultation exercise regarding a plan to ensure the continuity of supply of IT services to insolvent companies in a similar manner to the current legislation regarding the supply of essential utilities.