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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.

From bereavement, wills, inheritance, separation and divorce to selling a house, personal injury and traffic offences, learn more about your personal legal rights.

Most of us have had a slip, trip or accident at some point. You may be entitled to compensation for your injury or any resulting losses.
If you have a car accident, there are some things you must do and others that will help make the situation as safe as possible as quickly as possible.
You can set up a family trust to pass on your assets to your next of kin whilst you are still alive. This article takes you through the process
Selling your home can exciting and stressful. Proper preparation and assistance from experienced professionals can help things go much more smoothly.
Some people have considerable equity in their homes. Equity release is one way to boost income by releasing some of the value in your home.
Purchasing a property is expensive. Most people buy their homes using a mortgage. The lender will check you can meet repayments on the property.
Purchasing a buy-to-let property can be an good way of generating income. However, there are some key considerations to take into account first.
If you die without making a will, the law sets out who is entitled to what you leave behind and who can handle your affairs
There are a range of grounds on which you can dispute a will and how it is dealt with. If you feel you have a case, you should seek legal advice
Following a death, specified relatives, dependants and other people can challenge someone’s will by going to court and claiming from the estate
Making a will allows you to plan for what should happen to your assets and who you wish to benefit from your estate after you die.
When someone close loses the capacity to make decisions for themselves, you can apply for a deputyship so that you can make decisions on their behalf
Being an attorney for a family member or friend could mean that you have to make difficult decisions about that person's finances, health and welfare
You must provide a safe workplace and manage health and safety and employees must act responsibly to minimise the risk of a workplace accident
What happens to your online accounts, digital assets and social media profiles when you die? You must protect your digital legacy says Natalie Payne.

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