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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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A brand new tax season is here, and with more Brits than ever planning on starting their own small business, business tax is becoming a big topic. Here are five tips to get started on the best foot with your tax
Since the pandemic, the number of people wanting to create a will or lasting power of attorney (LPA) has risen by 30%. But creating a will doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Find out the benefits and issues associated with creating a will online.
A lawyer can help you draft contracts, give advice on how to stay out of trouble and help if you get tangled up in a legal battle. Here are some key considerations when hiring a lawyer.
Thinking of expanding into Australia or doing trade in the Australian market? Find out if you need a work visa in order to make a trade visit.
Data protection is crucial, especially in the digital world. Navigating these changes pose many questions for organisations today.
Sometimes it is necessary to hire employees from overseas. For example, if you need specific skills. Discover the rules for hiring overseas workers.
Professionals have a legal duty of care to their clients. If they do not perform to the standard required and their client suffers damage or loss, the client can bring a claim for professional negligence.
Our latest guide on data protection laws. Make sure your business is compliant with GDPR.
This blog explains the legal requirements involved in setting up a successful business website, from a privacy policy to complying with GDPR.
Consumers are used to various elements of their life being tracked but how do they feel and what are the moral implications of deeper customer analytics?

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