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Government Ecommerce Website Grants – What’s Available

Monday, May 7th, 2007

As with all things ‘Government’, nothing stays certain for long – there have previously been a variety of schemes aimed at encouring small to medium-sized businesses onto the Internet, to establish an eCommerce prescence in particular. In the past a company could apply for a grant for up to 50% of the website development cost of an eCommerce website, up to a maximum of £2,000. Unfortunately the provision of these grants is nowhere near as widespread, however don’t lose all hope straight away, there are still some opportunities to be had…

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The Companies Act – Is Your Website / Email Legal?

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

From the 1st January 2007, it has become a legal requirement for all registered companies to display certain details both on their website, and in the footers of emails. The change comes in the form of the rather longwinded “First Company Law Amendment Directive”. Prior to this amendment, companies already had to publish company details on letters and other documents, however now the requirements have been extended to websites and emails. Carry on reading to find out what your business should be doing to ensure it is meeting these laws that are now in force…

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