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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.

Home, remote and lone workers are becoming increasingly commonplace. Key issues include communication and how to manage and motivate people remotely.

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Frequently asked questions on your responsibilities towards staff who work remotely, and the rights they have to act on behalf of your business.
Answers to FAQs about home workers, including your rights to require people to work from home or to refuse a home working request.
Extended flexible working rights and technology have made homeworking increasingly attractive. Here's how to support homeworking for your employees.
Many business owners are taking charge of a remote workforce for the first time. These tips will help you stay in control of your staff, wherever they are.
COVID-19 is forcing many societal changes on us from homeworking to online schooling. Discover how the tech firms are helping us transition.
If you want to want to protect your firm against data breaches, and reduce misuse of company resources, you might consider using monitoring software.
Employers have a duty to make sure their employees are safe - including those working alone. The business impacts of failing to protect lone workers.
You need to make sure you safeguard employees who work alone - here are the key steps to take to keep them safe, and keep you legal.