Starting up

Sector specific law

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Farm shop legal issues

There are several pieces of legislation that apply to farm shops. They cover areas such as licensing, food safety, food labelling and waste.

Business ownership and management

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FAQs

Company administration FAQs

As well as general company admin, directors are ultimately responsible for ensuring the company complies with the law, including the Companies Acts.

Finance and business strategy

Employment law

Marketing and selling

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FAQs

Consumer credit FAQs

How to get a licence to offer credit to consumers and businesses, drawing up a credit agreement and the costs and implications involved.

Contracts, disputes

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FAQs

Commercial disputes FAQs

Involved in a commercial dispute? Unsure how to resolve it or what happens next if you someone threatens to sue you? Read our practical FAQs.

Commercial premises law

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FAQs

Buying premises FAQs

Buying premises may be one of the largest investments you make in your business. Understand the process and have all the legal bases covered.

Health and safety

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Register as a waste carrier

If you regularly transport waste generated by your business, you need to register as a waste carrier. Use this tool to register as a waste carrier.

Data protection and IT

Intellectual property

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FAQs

Intellectual property FAQs

Answers to the common questions on the different types of intellectual property, how to protect your IP against infringements and how you can profit from IP

Exit strategies

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What is my business worth?

Establishing the value of your business is tricky. This guide looks at how to get an idea of what your business is worth and achieve the best sale price.