What is an E-signature?

This article is going to discuss the use of Electronic signatures. E-signatures are recognised under English law. The legal framework for e-signatures in the United Kingdom (UK) is founded on the Electronic Services Regulations 2014, also known as eIDAS. It came into effect on 1 July 2016 and was applied in the UK with the […]

Regulations concerning electronic payments

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This article is going to briefly discuss the use of electronic payments. The use of a payment service is bound by a complex set of regulatory requirements. It involves several regulators such as, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Payment Services Directive ((EU) 2015/2366) which is applied in the United Kingdom (UK) with the Payment […]

What is intellectual property?

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A website is the foundation of a business’s online presence and website owners invest substantial amounts of resources and time into the creation and development of its websites. The internet has enabled businesses to increase the reach of their marketing and sales effort. However, this has also increased the possibility for competitors to copy parts […]

What must be on my website?

In the United Kingdom’s non-financial sector, e-commerce sales in 2018 were around £688 billion, which was a growth of 18% from the previous year and the greatest increase since comparable records began in 2014. This clearly shows that businesses need to operate online to be able to compete in the modern market. The Covid-19 pandemic […]