Starting up

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FAQs

Choosing a business name FAQs

Your business name can be a valuable asset you can include in your balance sheet, sell, mortgage to raise money or license to others.

Sector specific law

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

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FAQs

Remote working FAQs

Frequently asked questions on your responsibilities towards staff who work remotely, and the rights they have to act on behalf of your business.

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 is injured by a defective product, they can sue for damages.

Contracts, disputes

Collecting debts - checklist

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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

FAQs

Rent reviews FAQs

Rent reviews are a mechanism for adjusting a tenant’s rent to the current market level. You negotiate a rent review with your landlord.

Health and safety

Data protection and IT

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Data protection FAQs

Why you need to take data protection legislation seriously, your obligations, plus information on the penalties you might face if you breach the GDPR.

Intellectual property

Article

Registering trade marks

If a trademark is to be registered, whether a word, logo, shape, sound or smell, it must be represented graphically on the application form

Exit strategies

Planning to sell your business FAQs

FAQs

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.