While GDPR will penalise companies for lengthy terms and conditions, it’s also up to the customer to read them. You may otherwise end up agreeing to clean portaloos.
Contractual relationships are everywhere, in business and our personal lives, and so the question arises, do people always read what they sign? The honest answer for many will be no ? so do T&Cs matter?
As the owner of a business you already have plenty of issues that require your consideration. But above all else, Gemma Lingard of Gorvins Solicitors suggests bosses know more about the danger of drafting their own terms and conditions (T&Cs).
George Haddaway of content management specialists EASY Software UK ponders why contract management styles are still stuck in the past.
Russell Hallam, managing partner at Turbervilles Solicitors, uses his latest legal column for Real Business to provide some invaluable advice for business leaders who don’t want to be caught up in commercial litigation.
Many of you will have some form of terms and conditions in place for your business – most of which will probably be viewed as a load of legal mumbo jumbo that nobody pays attention to.
New legislation, which protects the rights of consumers, has been heralded as the biggest overhaul in this area of practice for more than a generation. Clarke Willmott senior associate Greg Hughes discusses the key points that businesses need to keep in mind.
According to MP Andrew Miller, the terms and conditions that social media companies make users agree to are by no means a demonstration of how users have given informed consent for the exploitation of their personal data. This is often due to their excessive length and unnecessary complexity.
The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) regulations 2013, which came into force 13 June 2014, applies to anyone selling goods, services or digital content to consumers online.
Businesses are unknowingly exposing themselves to huge risks via poorly-written or plagiarised terms and conditions, according to Marc Yaffe of JMW Solicitors
'Learn from your mistakes and move on' is a great business mantra, but as such depends on two crucial things: recognising and acknowledging the mistake and being able to move on.
Why is it so important to have written terms and conditions in place when you do business? Here are the seven main reasons.