Abuse patterns: how employees manipulate their rights - case studies
Natalya Pakhomova, a lawyer for Pervaya Liniya, warns employers of potential abuse by employees of their rights in the field of labor relations in order to obtain benefits As practice…

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Robots or living people? How customer service will change in the next decade
Our life, the world around us, is changing at an incredible speed. Over the past 10 years, humanity has made a quantum leap in the development of technology. What seemed…

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How to work with foreign suppliers: 8 successful aspects, FineDesignGroup experience
One of the key factors for the success of a store is the product range that the customer likes. If the product is of high quality, the price is affordable,…

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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy

Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon’s bestseller list on Christmas Day.

According to OC&C estimates, in December 2017, 13% of U.S. households and 10% of British households had voice assistants, and about 6 million homeowners ordered products through these devices in 2017, representing $ 2 billion in retail sales. Continue reading

Pension reform: everything an employer needs to know

First and foremost: so far nothing has changed significantly. The increase in the retirement age will be gradual: each year the retirement age will increase by one year. Moreover, in 2019 and 2020, for those future pensioners who have reached the so-called “old” retirement age (60 years for men and 55 years for women), the increase will not be a year, but 6 months. Full-fledged changes, when the retirement age eventually grows by 5 years, will affect women born in 1968 and younger and men born in 1963 and younger. Continue reading

What to consider in the agreement with the counterparty in order not to incur losses
Entrepreneurship is always associated with risks, which can occur both from factors independent of a person and from human factors. The latter include intentional non-performance of the contract, fraud, inclusion…

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Robots or living people? How customer service will change in the next decade
Our life, the world around us, is changing at an incredible speed. Over the past 10 years, humanity has made a quantum leap in the development of technology. What seemed…

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Counterparty bankruptcy: what transactions can be challenged and how to protect yourself?
When a bankruptcy proceeds, everything: creditors, a debtor, a bankruptcy trustee - are driven by a simple motive - to receive money. This gives rise to the struggle for the…

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Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy
Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon's bestseller list on Christmas Day. According to…

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