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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.

June 2017

28 June 2017

New research reveals that millions of employees and self-employed workers across the UK never take a lunch break.

28 June 2017

The latest Government statistics show that the New Enterprise Allowance has helped would-be entrepreneurs launch over 105,000 businesses.

27 June 2017

Nearly a third of Brits have taken courses in the past five years to learn new skills and improve their job prospects, according to a new survey.

27 June 2017

Nearly half of UK workers believe automation technologies will have a positive effect on the workplace.

26 June 2017

New measures to make it easier for micro-businesses to shop around for better energy deals could save them up to £180 million a year.

26 June 2017

One third of small businesses believe it's just a matter of time before they are affected by a cyber attack and yet most SMEs don't have a recovery plan.

21 June 2017

Business groups have welcomed the Queen's Speech and its emphasis on what is widely being viewed as a pro-business approach to Brexit.

21 June 2017

More than 157,000 new fathers did not qualify for paternity leave or pay in 2016, according to data from the TUC.

20 June 2017

Small business owners are becoming more gloomy about their prospects as they face rising operating costs and falling consumer demand.

20 June 2017

Workplace experts Acas have published new guidance to help employers manage workplace challenges during the current hot weather.