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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.

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The huge rise in probate fees comes into force in April. Here are the details, plus a summary of the controversy surrounding these changes.
Despite everyone's best efforts, workplace accidents do sometimes happen - and you may have a claim if you're severely hurt as a result. Our guide.
If you're thinking of selling your business, a few measures could make it more attractive to buyers and increase the price you get. Start here.
As a landlord, it's advisable to take a deposit from new tenants - but you must make sure you stay within the law. Your rights and responsibilities.
Selling your business - especially one you've built from scratch - can be a daunting process. Keep a cool head by following these simple steps.
If you're buying or selling business premises, or taking out a lease, you’ll need commercial conveyancing. How the professionals can help.
The government has pledged to protect UK workers' rights when we exit the EU - but with no deal yet agreed, the ramifications are still unclear.
Whether you're buying or selling a commercial property, quality legal representation is well worth investing in. Bear these six things in mind.
With an increasing number of people working away from their desks for days at a time, it's time to ask whether we've outgrown traditional offices.
Data breaches aren't just a concern for big companies - smaller businesses are increasingly being targeted. Three ways to protect your firm.

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