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LEGAL RESOURCE TOPICS
Setting up a business involves complying with a range of legal requirements. Find out which ones apply to you and your new enterprise.
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.
Whether you are selling to businesses or consumers, you must comply with laws designed to protect customers and ensure acceptable trading standards.
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.
As information technology continues to evolve, legislation must also change. It affects everything from data protection and online selling to internet policies for employees.
Businesses large and small have intellectual property. It can be a key business asset that requires sufficient protection if you are to maximise its full value.
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.