What is e-business and its benefits for supply and demand?

What is e-business and its benefits for supply and demand?

What is e-business? Electronic business (or e-business) is the combination of working environments, business and administrative processes, data, computers and networks which allow individuals, teams and organisations to collaborate cost-effectively in order to achieve shared objectives, irrespective of the location or ownership of the people, resources and facilities employed. E-commerce, a subset of e-business, is the […]

In the blue corner: mobile strategy; bring-your-own-device in the red

In the blue corner: mobile strategy; bring-your-own-device in the red

Here at E RADAR we recognise that mobile enterprise is the future for information society and the digital economy. The important thing is making that mobility safe and legal. That’s no mean feat given the risks created by the ‘Martini factor’ of ‘Any time, any place’ (except certain Greater Manchester suburbs where a rationalisation of […]

Government remains concerned over EU Alternative Dispute Resolution

The UK government has published its response to the EU’s consultation on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). It questions whether the current proposals will have real business benefits as well as protect consumers adequately. The European Commission published legislative proposals on ADR on 29 November 2011. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills launched a Call for Evidence on these […]

Collective Rights Management Directive

The European Commission is about to publish its draft proposal of collective rights management, said Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier. Barnier told the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee on 13 February that the Commission had concluded a public consultation on the legislation. Commission officials are currently finalising details to two components of the legislation: harmonising […]

The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008

The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008

Reference: UK/2008/SI/1277 The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 came into force on 26 May 2008, and implemented the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive. Unfair commercial practice include those that contravene the requirements of professional diligence, misleading actions, misleading omissions, and aggressive commercial practices, amongst others. Unfair commercial practices directive The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (UCPD) […]