Category Archives: Law and Legal Tips

Tip of the Day for Small Businesses: Get It Down in Writing!

Community member Lubna Gem Arielle explains why trust is not enough when it comes to business, and why you should keep a written record of what was agreed. As a small business owner or entrepreneur, it can be tempting to … Continue reading

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How to Protect a Catchphrase

7 Graces community member Lubna Gem Arielle explains how to protect a catchphrase as a trade mark. Note from Lynn Serafinn: Sorry for the break in blogging over the past couple of weeks. I’ve been busy celebrating my 60th birthday! … Continue reading

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#VATMOSS – New Tax Law Discriminates Against Small Businesses

Social commentator and marketer Lynn Serafinn discusses the new EU legislation called VATMOSS and tackles the ethical, practical and economic issues it raises.  Over the past decade, we have witnessed both a digital and an economic revolution on a global … Continue reading

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How ‘Inviting’ Are Your Terms and Conditions?

7 Graces community member and lawyer Lubna Gem Arielle tells how defining your company’s terms and conditions can become a value-based asset to your business. Here’s a quick test. I’d like you to take a deep breath and answer one … Continue reading

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When Do Your Online Communications Become Defamatory?

7 Graces Community Member and lawyer Lubna Gem Arielle talks about the effect of our words and explains how some online comments can be considered defamatory. Our super-connected digital world has enabled us all to share our voices and opinions … Continue reading

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9 Systems to Make Sure You’ll Get PAID by Your Customers

7 Graces Community member and lawyer Lubna Gem Arielle shows how to blend written provisions and business processes so customers and clients pay you on time. When it comes to running a business or a project, whatever you set in … Continue reading

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