Most small businesses now have a social media policy in place but new research finds that there is a significant difference between what managers expect and what employees actually do.
Setting up a business involves complying with a range of legal requirements. Find out which ones apply to you and your new enterprise.
While poor governance can bring serious legal consequences, the law can also protect business owners and managers and help to prevent conflict.
Whether you want to raise finance, join forces with someone else, buy or sell a business, it pays to be aware of the legal implications.
From pay, hours and time off to discipline, grievance and hiring and firing employees, find out about your legal responsibilities as an employer.
Marketing matters. Marketing drives sales for businesses of all sizes by ensuring that customers think of their brand when they want to buy.
Commercial disputes can prove time-consuming, stressful and expensive, but having robust legal agreements can help to prevent them from occurring.
Whether your business owns or rents premises, your legal liabilities can be substantial. Commercial property law is complex, but you can avoid common pitfalls.
With information and sound advice, living up to your legal responsibilities to safeguard your employees, customers and visitors need not be difficult or costly.
As information technology continues to evolve, legislation must also change. It affects everything from data protection and online selling to internet policies for employees.
Intellectual property (IP) isn't solely relevant to larger businesses or those involved in developing innovative new products: all products have IP.
Knowing how and when you plan to sell or relinquish control of your business can help you to make better decisions and achieve the best possible outcome.
From bereavement, wills, inheritance, separation and divorce to selling a house, personal injury and traffic offences, learn more about your personal legal rights.
Kitchin Table allows business women to turn their homes into female co-working spaces and build relationships with other entrepreneurs.
The British Chambers of Commerce is lobbying for better mobile phone coverage across the UK as part of its new campaign, No More Not Spots.
A new report reveals that the recent growth in self-employment has been driven by highly skilled freelancers not the gig economy.
New VAT rules have come into force for online traders and marketplaces aimed at cracking down on tax evasion.
Attitudes to bloggers and social media stars that make money via affiliate links may be changing according to new research.
New research reveals that the average age that Brits decide to set up their own business is 27.
The latest data on employment tribunals from the Ministry of Justice shows that claims have risen 90% year-on-year since fees were abolished in 2017.
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that he was on the side of small businesses in his Spring Statement, promising action on late payments, boosting funding for SME apprenticeships and bringing forward the next Business Rates revaluation.
A new report has found that half of Brits plan to fund their retirement using their workplace pensions.