Starting up

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Starting a business FAQs

If you start a business on your own, or with someone else, and don't form a company, you will be trading as a sole trader or in a partnership.

Business ownership and management

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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

Contracts, disputes

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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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Leasing premises FAQs

Leasing premises is often the most appealing option for businesses. The right lease gives you a secure base without the costs of buying a freehold.

Health and safety

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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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Intellectual property FAQs

The four types of intellectual property that can be protected, who has the rights to it and how to stop someone infringing your intellectual property

Exit strategies

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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.

Personal law