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Four Upcoming Labour Law Bills that Can Change India's Business Landscape

Article by Shivangi Tokas , Edited by Aditya Bhushan . India Inc. is ready once again. While it had fallen from the grace of the fastest growing country in the world due to the dual effects of demonitisation and COVID-19, the country might have just escaped its worst economic downturn and now seems to be pushing up. However while there still are problems , due to the US-China trade war, several manufacturing hubs seem to be leaving China and setting up business in India . But why did businesses leave out India and turn to China in the first place? Turns out the problem lay in the tax and labour laws of our country. And, while we made a significant improvement in the tax laws (related read: professional tax in India ), we still have a very old set of labour laws that are pushing India's manufacturing businesses in a very hard path - a path which prevents them from effectively competing with foreign businesses. But India has taken notice and has redrafted its compila

How to Effectively Protect Your Start-Up from Hackers and Other Online Adversaries

Article by Julie Hughes of TurnOnVPN . Starting your own business can be exciting, but the road to becoming an entrepreneur is thickly sown with thorns. In the age of the internet, one of the biggest challenges start-ups face is cybersecurity. And while cyberattacks targeting government agencies and big corporations garner the headlines, it’s the tech-driven start-ups and small businesses that are often far more vulnerable to digital intrusion. Recent reports show that small businesses, including start-ups, are the target of 43 percent of cyber-attacks. The excitement around young, innovative companies creates a false sense of security leading to complacency towards cybersecurity. Most start-ups don’t even start thinking about cybersecurity until they are targeted. In this article, we tell you why you should take your start-up’s cybersecurity seriously and some proactive steps you can take to mitigate the risks. The Cost of a Data Breach For a large organization, a cy

What constitutes Trademark Infringement in India: An In-depth Analysis

Article by Janhavi Dudam . An owner of a trademark has the right either to use his trademark himself or assign it to others. If the product and services used are identical or deceptively similar to which the mark is registered then it would constitute an infringement. In the case of a registered trademark, the registered proprietor user may take action against the infringement. But if a trademark is not registered, it is likely to maintain a common law remedy for passing off action. Sec 29 of the Trademarks Act, 1999 , provides that a registered trademark is infringed by an individual who, not being a registered owner or a registered user, uses a mark that is identical or deceptively similar to that of an equivalent product or services for which the mark is registered. In this article, you will get to know when an act constitutes infringement of copyright, when it's teetering on the edge and when one's not infringing. So, let's get going!

How to Create Vision and Mission Statements for Your Startup: All You Need to Consider

Article by Namrata Ghosal, Edited by K. Manoggnya Reddy . It is not easy to start a business. Nine of ten startups fail because of several reasons . If you are the founder of a company or responsible for its management, you need to make sure a lot of things are in order - for example, having a proper business plan, communication , company culture and most importantly - a vision and mission statement. The first question that may pop up in your mind is "What are the vision and mission statements?" So, let's jump right into it -

How Augmented Reality Can Transform Your Startup

Article by Eshita Nandy . Augmented Reality (AR) is taken into account as a way that mixes a live view of varied things in real-time with virtual computer-generated images, creating a real-time ‘Augmented’ experience of reality. It's been one of the most important sectors of research for many years by scientists. Augmented reality seems like the technology of the near feature. AR is going to change how business is done completely.  The core advantage of business in using augmented reality for smartphones and tablets is that the hardware is available, and the usage is intuitive and easily understandable by the average consumer. Augmented reality can be applied to various industries as and when required. Augmented reality has been a hot topic in software development circles for several years, but it’s getting renewed focus and has been in the spotlight because of the development of products like Google Glass. While, AR has helped development of highly addictive game

Data Privacy Laws in India and Its Impact on Business

Article by Ankita Rathi , Edited by Chinmay Jain Our privacy is invaded every time and everywhere due to the advancements in science and technology. Privacy is something that is an individual as well as a social value. Most of the privacy breaches and invasions and copyrights violations exist in cyberspace though they are invisible.  Due to many media interventions, it has become very difficult for people to keep information that is confidential or even the anonymity of the conversations and many more things. Piracy is a lucrative business nowadays. However, the laws lag behind the digital revolution. Data privacy is a part of information technology (IT). It helps the organizations and even the individuals to determine as to which information in the computer system can be shared with the third party. Data is one of the most important asset for the company. As the economic activity related to data is increasing, many organizations find it essential to use, share, and collect d