Starting up

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Buying a franchise

Franchising allows you to set up a business following a proven formula - although you'll be subject to restrictions. Our guide to franchising.

Business ownership and management

Finance and business strategy

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FAQs

Insolvency FAQs

Frequently asked questions about insolvency, including how you can reduce the risks and what to do if you or your business becomes insolvent

Employment law

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FAQs

Age discrimination FAQs

How to avoid illegal age discrimination in the workplace, including possible issues with both younger and older employees - read our helpful FAQs

Marketing and selling

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FAQs

Labelling and packaging FAQs

You must display certain information on product labelling, including safety information for dangerous items. Packaging must meet legal requirements.

Contracts, disputes

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Article

Collecting debts - checklist

Almost every business will experience late payment at some point. This practical checklist will help you recover the money you are owed.

Commercial premises law

Health and safety

Data protection and IT

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Article

Keep your web cookies legal

To comply with web cookie laws, businesses are required to install a method of requesting user consent, or remove web cookies completely

Intellectual property

Exit strategies