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Setting up a business involves complying with a range of legal requirements. Find out which ones apply to you and your new enterprise.

What particular regulations do specific types of business (such as a hotel, or a printer, or a taxi firm) need to follow? We explain some of the key legal issues to consider for 200 types of business.

While poor governance can bring serious legal consequences, the law can also protect business owners and managers and help to prevent conflict.

Whether you want to raise finance, join forces with someone else, buy or sell a business, it pays to be aware of the legal implications.

From pay, hours and time off to discipline, grievance and hiring and firing employees, find out about your legal responsibilities as an employer.

Marketing matters. Marketing drives sales for businesses of all sizes by ensuring that customers think of their brand when they want to buy.

Commercial disputes can prove time-consuming, stressful and expensive, but having robust legal agreements can help to prevent them from occurring.

Whether your business owns or rents premises, your legal liabilities can be substantial. Commercial property law is complex, but you can avoid common pitfalls.

With information and sound advice, living up to your legal responsibilities to safeguard your employees, customers and visitors need not be difficult or costly.

As information technology continues to evolve, legislation must also change. It affects everything from data protection and online selling to internet policies for employees.

Intellectual property (IP) isn't solely relevant to larger businesses or those involved in developing innovative new products: all products have IP.

Knowing how and when you plan to sell or relinquish control of your business can help you to make better decisions and achieve the best possible outcome.

From bereavement, wills, inheritance, separation and divorce to selling a house, personal injury and traffic offences, learn more about your personal legal rights.


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We have all heard the phrase "speculate to accumulate". Here we explore five financial solutions that can help you achieve the next stage in your business growth plans.
Introduction to the UK justice system, the role of the Crown Prosecution Service, jurors and HM Court and Tribunal's Service and an overview of possible sentences.
Small businesses cannot afford the disruption and cost of an employment tribunal. Discover five ways to improve your compliance with HR and employment law.
Key considerations when starting a home renovations business from insurance and licences to legal form and marketing.
Commercial disputes can and do arise and victory does not guarantee you will get what you are awarded. Here's a guide to commercial disputes.
Failure to provide staff with certain training and information can have expensive consequences. Here's what you need to know.
The support and advice of a solicitor is essential when starting a business. From drafting contracts and arranging licences and permits to writing your bill - they can get your house in order.
Making simple mistakes will put the future of your start up business in doubt. Five common start up mistakes every entrepreneur should avoid.
Cybercriminals target business data and hold it to ransom. Law firms are at increasing threat due to the sensitive nature of the data they hold. Here's how they can stay safe.
A look at why health and safety in the office matters and how you can minimise the risk of an accident, injury or liability claim.

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