Maximising Efficiency in Collaborative Projects: The Importance of a Collaboration Agreement (Incl. a Lawyer Drafted Template)

Putting in place a collaboration agreement can be really important when working on collaborative projects. From defining roles and responsibilities to protecting intellectual property rights to handling disputes, a carefully drafted collaboration agreement can be key to the success of a project.

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ChatGPT & Contract Writing is a Combination You Should Avoid — Here's Why

ChatGPT may seem like a helpful tool when it comes to contract writing, but here's why it really isn't.

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Don't Risk It: Why Your Startup Needs Proper Legal Templates Now

Using legal templates can save you time and money while protecting your business from legal risk, and you don't need to hire lawyers to create documents from scratch anymore.


Stay Compliant: 6 Key Obligations for Landlords Renting Homes (Incl. a lawyer-drafted tenancy agreement template)

Did you know if you're a landlord in the UK, there are certain legal obligations that you must fulfil when it comes to letting a residential property? This guide will help you get on the right track to being legally compliant when it comes to your rental property.

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Creating Contracts as a Founder? Here's How to Make it Quick and Painless

As a founder, navigating the legal complexities of creating contracts can be a daunting task, but with these expert tips, you can streamline the process and save time and hassle.


Protecting Your Business: A Guide to Compliant Data Protection Documents (Incl. Lawyer-drafted Templates)

The accountability principle in the UK GDPR (the key data protection law in the UK) requires you to take responsibility for what your business does with personal data. Your business must have appropriate documents, measures and records in place to be able to demonstrate your UK GDPR compliance. Failure to have these documents in place will mean your business is not compliant with data protection laws and open it up to legal, financial and reputational risks.

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3 Ways AI can improve contract management for SMEs and small businesses

Contract management used to be time-consuming, complex, and error-prone. AI is changing all that.

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How to Hack the Contract Management Process for Better Business Outcomes

The contract management process can be hacked to save you a ton of time, worry and money. Here's how.

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What legal information do you need on your website? (A 5-step checklist for UK companies)

After spending countless hours designing your website, crafting compelling content, and optimising its functionality, there's still one crucial aspect that often gets overlooked; legal compliance. As a website owner, it's your responsibility to ensure that your website meets all relevant legal requirements.


Shareholders' Agreement: a complete guide (lawyer-drafted template included)

If you are going into business with someone else (or a group of people) and a limited company has been formed, you will each hold shares in the company (making you each a shareholder). Where there are multiple shareholders of a limited company, it's crucial that an agreement is put in place between shareholders, to protect each shareholder (and the company too!).

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How to eSign a PDF (The Easy Way)

Are you looking for an easy way to sign a PDF document without having to print it out, sign it with pen and paper, and re-scan the document? This guide will show you how to do it the easy and smart way. 

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Assignment vs Licensing: 6 benefits of both when it comes to your IP (Incl. Templates)

When it comes to intellectual property (IP), there are two main ways in which an owner can share their creation with another party; assignment and licensing. While these two terms are often used interchangeably, they are actually very different, and if you’re an IP owner, it’s important to understand the difference between them to ensure you’re taking full advantage of your IP.

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The Contract Management Process Is Business Critical: Here's Everything You Need to Know

Get your business set up for contract management success and learn the fundamentals of the process.

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12 Best Contract Management Software Solutions: A Buyer's Guide for UK Businesses

Need contract management software but don't know where to start? This guide aims to help you choose the right product for your business.


Contract Lifecycle Management: The Complete Guide

This is a complete guide to Contract Lifecycle Management. In this new guide you’ll learn everything there is to know about CLM including: key features, business benefits, pricing and lots more.

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A Comprehensive Guide to (Digital) Board Minutes (Incl. Templates & Tips)

As well as there being a legal requirement under UK company law for board meeting minutes to be taken and kept regarding certain decisions made by a company's board, it also adds credibility and authority to your business if high-quality minutes are in place.

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Job Offer Letters: A Simple (But Complete) Guide + Template

While there are lots of employment strategies for building the right team, many forget to consider the importance of a job offer letter. A well-crafted job offer letter has the power to convince the ideal candidate, while a sub-par letter has the potential to destroy any chance of acceptance.

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7 essential service contract template clauses (and when to use them)

A service contract is a written agreement that sets out the scope of services that will be provided to a customer, and the legal terms that govern the supply of services. To get the full benefit of a service contract, it is crucial to include some key clauses that protect both the customer and the supplier.

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DocuSign vs. Docue: Which Contract Management Tool You Should Choose in 2023

In this blog series we provide facts about different contract management tools—that's right, just the facts, no spin. Keep scrolling for our analysis and to learn more about choosing the best tool for your business!

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4 Reasons Why Suppliers Need a Distribution Agreement (plus a Lawyer-Drafted Template)

As a business owner, you will have heard of, or may have already used a distributor to market and distribute your products either wholesale or retail. Appointing a distributor or reseller is an easy way of getting your products in front of new customers with minimal cost and effort.

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We Are Docue: Meet Neil Edwards, VP Sales, UK

Welcome to the first edition of We Are Docue, a series where we introduce all the talented and passionate people who make Docue an amazing platform—and an exceptional place to work.

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11 Types of UK Employment Contract

Getting and keeping the best employees in the job market begins with good human resource practices.

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Docue officially launches in the UK

Big news! If you haven't heard yet: our category-defining Contract Automation Platform is now available for businesses in the UK.


Whistleblower Policy: Why Your Organisation Needs One & What to Include

Whistleblower can halt unethical conduct, ongoing corruption, and harmful instances of malpractice. As a result, whistleblowers are afforded a series of rights that protect them in the event of blowing the proverbial whistle.

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How to Write an Employment Contract (4 Easy Steps)

If you're a business owner, one of the most important things you'll probably need to do is write an employment contract. This post outlines the legal nitty gritty required.

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How to Write a Health and Safety Policy (Explained by UK Lawyers)

Despite its reputation as a buzzword, health and safety is truly important. However, as a consequence of its buzzword status, it can be tricky to know what a functioning health and safety policy is and what it should include.

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Settlement Agreements: What they are and how to make them work for your business

Given the inevitably of employee disputes, settlement agreements—to appease disgruntled staff while protecting the employer—are essential to your business.

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Articles of Association: A Guide for Small Business & Startups in the UK

Articles of Association are a company’s constitution, so you can think of them as the governing document, forming a contract between the business and its shareholders.

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Why Docue is the contract management tool in-house legal teams REALLY need

If you are an in-house lawyer, here's how Docue's contract automation and legal document management will help speed up and level up your work.

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Contract Negotiation for SMEs & Startups: The Complete Guide

Manage risks and better protect your business by mastering the art of contract negotiation

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Intellectual property rights: A complete guide for UK Businesses in 2022

Without solid intellectual property ownership contracts, businesses run the risk of losing their most innovative assets.

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Digital Signature: A Complete Guide for UK Businesses

We’ve set out the complete guide to digital signatures, including their use, their benefits, and their legal standing in the UK.

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Legal Support for Startups: 10 Tips from Lawyers Who've Been There

Startups have a lot on their plate. From developing innovative products to securing legal support, the early days of running a business can be likened to a hurricane of administrative tasks. And the worst part? There’s no cheat code when it comes to successfully running a startup.

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NDA: The Complete Guide (Incl. Lawyer Drafted Template)

Unique ideas are often the making of a company. However, when businesses fail to protect their intellectual assets, they run the risk of losing crucial ideas to competitors. Fortunately for today’s game-changers, NDAs exist.

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10 Contract Templates Every UK Business Needs (Incl. Tips on Using Them)

Running a business comes with a set of legal requirements, and yet, many are left in the dark as to the what, why, and how, of meeting those obligations. What contract templates does a business need? And what exactly needs to be included in UK contract templates?

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How Docue is Transforming Legal Services for Businesses

We believe that every entrepreneur should be able to draw up high-quality contracts for their own business quickly and effortlessly. That's why we developed a cost effective service that enables business owners to create a legally valid document in minutes using intelligent document templates and comprehensive guidance.

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Meet the Founder who Wants to Democratise Legal Services for All: An interview with Docue’s Marko Teppo

Docue was born from the simple yet revolutionary idea that enabling lawyers to digitise legal content and encode it with its own legal logic could help democratise legal services for everyone.

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