Starting up

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Forming a business - checklist

When forming a business make sure you get it right from the start. Check the key considerations and legal requirements to prevent expensive mistakes.

Business ownership and management

Finance and business strategy

Employment law

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Pensions for senior managers

A good pension scheme can be an invaluable benefit for attracting and retaining key senior staff. Our guide to the options available.

Marketing and selling

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FAQs

Distance selling and marketing FAQs

Distance selling rules apply to the sale of goods and services where there has been no face-to-face contact between the customer and your business.

Contracts, disputes

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A-Z glossary of key credit terms

Financial transactions can be full of jargon and technical language. Make sure you understand any credit agreement with this glossary.

Commercial premises law

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Renting premises

Most businesses rent their premises, either through a lease or a licence, as it's flexible and ties up minimal capital. Our guide to what to consider.

Health and safety

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FAQs

Health and safety FAQs

Do you know what your obligations for health and safety or risk assessment are? These FAQs can help you understand your responsibilities.

Data protection and IT

Intellectual property

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FAQs

Design right and registration FAQs

The difference between design right and registered designs, how much registration costs and what to do if someone claims the right to your design

Exit strategies

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Planning your exit from your business

Exiting your business may be sad, but it doesn't need to be stressful. Our guide to planning in advance how you want to exit and who will succeed you.