Starting up

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FAQS

Starting a business FAQs

If you start a business on your own, or with someone else, and don't form a company, you will be trading as a sole trader or in a partnership.

Business ownership and management

Finance and business strategy

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FAQS

Obtaining venture capital FAQs

Sourcing venture capital, negotiating a deal and deciding on shareholder rights and management input. What to do if things go wrong.

Employment law

Marketing and selling

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FAQS

Product liability FAQs

Product liability laws cover consumer goods and goods used in a workplace. If someone ia injured by a defective product, they can sue for damages.

Contracts, disputes

Commercial premises law

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FAQS

Leasing premises FAQs

Leasing premises is often the most appealing option for businesses. The right lease gives you a secure base without the costs of buying a freehold.

Health and safety

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ARTICLE

Dealing with an accident - checklist

There are a number of simple steps that can help minimise the chances of an accident happening, and the implications in the event that one does.

Data protection and IT

Intellectual property

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Intellectual property FAQs

The four types of intellectual property that can be protected, who has the rights to it and how to stop someone infringing your intellectual property

Exit strategies

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Planning to sell your business FAQs

Planning your succession is key in obtaining maximum value from the business and to secure its long-term future. Find answers to the key questions.

Personal law