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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.

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.

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Key considerations when starting a home renovations business from insurance and licences to legal form and marketing.
The following is an overview of important legislation that might be particularly relevant to your homeopath business.
The following is an outline of some of the key pieces of legislation that may apply to the hotel business.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to graphic designers. They cover areas such as copyrighting and design regulations.
The following is an outline of some of the legislation which may be relevant for a hairdressing business.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to an interior designer. They cover areas such as planning rules, building regulations and The Patents Act.
The following is an outline of some of the legislation which may be relevant for residential lettings.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to fishing tackle retailers. They cover areas such as licensing, lead weights, and the sale of knives.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to taxi firms. They cover areas such as licensing, the equality act, and smoking bans.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to removals businesses. They cover areas such as licensing, transport matters, and illegal workers.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to minicab businesses. They cover areas such as licensing, equality act, and smoking bans
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to limousine hire businesses. They cover areas such as licensing, hire contracts, and insurance.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to coach firms. They cover areas such as licensing, driver licencing, and working hours.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to wholesalers.. They cover areas such as licensing, food safety, and alcohol.
There are several pieces of legislation that apply to toy shops. They cover areas such as licensing, toy safety, and selling fireworks.