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

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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

HR consultation

FAQs

Employment contracts FAQs

Not sure what your obligations are when it comes to employment contracts, or what to do if one is breached? Read our helpful FAQs.

Marketing and selling

A-Z glossary of key credit terms

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A-Z glossary of key credit terms

Financial transactions can be full of jargon and technical language. Make sure you understand any credit agreement with this glossary.

Contracts, disputes

Commercial premises law

Health and safety

Data protection and IT

Intellectual property

Design right and registration FAQs

FAQs

Design right and registration FAQs

The difference between design right and registered designs, how much registration costs and what to do if someone claims the right to your design

Exit strategies

Planning your exit from your business

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Planning your exit from your business

Exiting your business may be sad, but it doesn't need to be stressful. Our guide to planning in advance how you want to exit and who will succeed you.