Starting up

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Forming a business

When you set up your business, it pays to get the legal structure right from the start. Read our guide to your options and what you need to consider.

Sector specific law

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Sign writer legal issues

The following is an outline of some of the legislation which may be relevant for a sign writer.

Business ownership and management

Finance and business strategy

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Buying a business

Buying a business can be a big step forward, but there are pitfalls. Find out how to complete the purchase and check the real state of the business.

Employment law

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FAQs

Auto-enrolment FAQs

The auto-enrolment rules can be confusing for small business owners - find out from our helpful FAQs what your obligations are.

Marketing and selling

Contracts, disputes

Commercial premises law

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

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Internet and email law

Communicating and selling online is subject to the same laws as 'traditional' business, and often brings added complications. Read our overview.

Intellectual property

Exit strategies