17 LEGAL

Protecting the training business

This chapter introduces and explains the legal requirements that a training department needs to consider in order to protect itself, its partners and its customers. It looks into the various legal facets to be considered, including import and export restrictions and regulations, trademarks, indemnity and liability, intellectual property and data protection.

CONTRACTS VERSUS STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS

When dealing with customers, training partners or suppliers, it is important to validate and protect the supply or purchase of the required goods and services. Normally, this takes the form of a contract, which provides legal protection for both supplier and purchaser.

A written agreement should be ...

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