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16
Nov

Email marketing is about to change in a big way – Introducing GDPR

Email marketing is about to change in a big way from May 2018, thanks General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We look at what’s to come…

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20
Oct

Taking payments online, Payment Gateways explained

Whether you have an online shop or simply want to take adhoc payments, there are a lot of options when it comes to taking money with your website. We look at some common options

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31
Jan

How to write a web design brief

There’s a well known saying – Failing to plan, is planning to fail. A badly scoped web design project is no exception, and without a clear well thought through brief could be a costly mistake. With a few basics, you can protect your business, keep budgets on track and ensure the project runs smoothly and to plan.

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23
Oct

Alarm bells should be ringing loud and clear for any business involved in distance selling!

The Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) have taken the step of conducting a pre-Christmas review of 156 retailer websites and found that many of them were not fully complying with the Consumer (Distance Selling) Regulations and the Electronic Commerce (EC)Directive) Regulations. Find out more from Brian Scott at Max Montague…

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15
Oct

Your new website: Open-source or build it from scratch?

So you’re looking to build a new website, but do you use something off the shelf or build a bespoke site from the ground up? We look at the pros and cons of either approach…

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21
Jun

The new EU Website Cookie Law – Is your website legal?

On the 26th May 2011 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) passed a law that in the UK all websites who use cookies need to allow their user’s to Opt-Out.
So is your website legal?

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22
Jun

What is WAI Compliance for your website, and why do you need to know?

Many website owners either aren’t aware of WAI or brush over with limited understanding, but in some cases you could be breaking the law. We look at WAI compliance and how it may affect your website.

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02
Jun

New UK law on use of website Cookies deferred for one year

UK websites are being given one year to comply with EU cookie laws, the Information Commissioner’s Office has said.

The regulations were commonly complied with by the inclusion of relevant wording in a website’s Privacy Policy, however this is no longer to be the case.

So, how might these changes in the law affect your website?

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08
Mar

is your e-marketing legal? If you’ve never considered it, read on…

In today’s online world it’s common practice to build mailing lists, capture information and try and communicate with your contacts, but are you keeping within the law?

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06
Jan

Selling online? Distance Selling Regulations explained…

The minute you stop dealing with your customers “face to face”, you may well be involved in “Distance Selling”, which brings with it an obligation to comply with a whole raft of regulations!

We explain the basics…

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