Business Law

Understanding UK Business Rates: A Guide

February 14, 2019

Business rates are charged on most commercial or non-domestic properties such as shops, offices, factories, pubs and even holiday home rentals. Just as you pay council tax on your home, businesses must also pay rates for their premises. Most businesses will be required to pay bills in ten equal payments throughout the year, just like […]

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How to Find a Perfect Lawyer for Your Business

September 8, 2017

Contribution from an author in the legal sector explaining how you can find the perfect lawyer for your business:- As a new business owner, you probably find yourself often wondering: What’s next? You are always trying to determine what your next step should be… Well, when you are considering who should be next in your list […]

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4 Tested Ways To Find The Right Legal Training For Your Business Managers

September 14, 2015

Congratulations! You are one of the few savvy business owners that knows how important legal training is for business managers. Not many small and medium business owners pay enough attention to business law which is in fact a little funny because no business can operate out of the law or against the law. Business law is […]

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The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 – Can corporate disclosure change the world?

September 3, 2015

This October, the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 will come into force. The act introduces a number of measures relating to slavery and human trafficking, including measures that will affect businesses. Section 54 of the act requires all commercial organisations over a certain size, to make disclosure about what they do (or don’t do) to […]

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Making ‘TUPE’ More Commercially Effective

March 19, 2014

Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) – or ‘TUPE,’ as it’s more widely known – often gets a bad reputation. Simply, TUPE protects employees of a company from redundancy when an employer is selling-up. If a company or charity is enters purchase negotiations, not only will the new owner control the services this institution provides, […]

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Setting Up A Business Partnership And Finding The Perfect Partner

November 28, 2013

If you’re thinking about setting up a business, you may be considering a partnership over a limited company. While this may be the best thing for your business (a partnership is easier to set up than a limited liability company and doesn’t have to be registered at Companies House), there are always things to consider […]

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Employees Who Successfully Sued Their Employers

November 13, 2013

While it may seem like “the man” always sticks it to the little guy, sometimes, an everyday employee wins a major legal concession against his boss. Such victories demonstrate that the legal system is capable of protecting citizens from corporate abuses. Recent examples of employees who have successfully challenged their employer in court include Sylvia […]

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How To Protect Your Small Business Against White Collar Crime

October 24, 2013

Small businesses experience theft and fraud issues just like major companies, but many times identifying a culprit can be easier for a small business. There are a few tried and true business practices and policies that can help a company systemically when they want to protect against the possibility of misappropriation of funds and company […]

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Does Goldman Sachs Have Too Much Political Influence?

August 21, 2013

Goldman Sachs is one of the largest and most influential multinational investment firms in the world. Founded in 1869 by German-born immigrants, Marcus and Henry Goldman, and later joined by Marcus’ son-in-law, Samuel Sachs, Goldman Sachs has grown to a market capitalization of over $70 billion. A company this large is sure to receive attention […]

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Licence to Bill: Private Investigators will need papers before offering you their services

August 15, 2013

Anyone acting as a private detective will now have to hold a licence or cease doing business. The news comes following a recent announcement by Home Secretary Theresa May and it is thought the new laws will come into effect in England and Wales in the autumn of 2014. In a statement the Home Office […]

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