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Consumer Rights UpdateDecember 31, 2015

Businesses that deal with members of the public are reminded that the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which received the Royal Assent on 26 March, becomes...

Insolvency ChangesJuly 10, 2015

 Changes to the legislation on insolvency contained in the recently enacted Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 may affect directors of companies that become...

Assured Shorthold Tenancy Rules 2015July 10, 2015

Landlords with tenants who occupy their premises under assured shorthold tenancies will be affected by changes introduced by the Deregulation Act 2015, which received the...

Outsourcing the Processing of Personal Information – GuidanceMarch 10, 2015

The Information Commissioner’s Office offers guidance for smaller businesses on how to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) when you outsource the processing of...

Taking a Franchise – the BasicsMarch 10, 2015

There are many potential benefits of buying a franchise, such as having access to well-established business and accounting systems, centralised marketing and a proven business...

Money Laundering RegulationsMarch 10, 2015

Money laundering is the process by which criminals turn their 'dirty' income – which is usually earned in cash – into 'clean' money, by undertaking...

Your Home Office – The LegalitiesMarch 10, 2015

If you run your own business, working from home, there are legal ramifications which need to be considered. There are few regulations that apply to 'normal'...

Tips for Business BorrowersApril 9, 2010

With the economy seeming to be slowly improving, businesses will be thinking about financing the expected expansion of trade. Borrowing cost often dominates the thinking,...

Companies Act Model Articles – Think FirstMarch 10, 2010

Since the Companies Act 2006 came into effect, the incorporation of a company has been straightforward as the Act provides an easy to use set...

Making Retention of Title WorkSeptember 3, 2009

Prior to the recession, Retention of Title (RoT) clauses probably received less attention than they should have from many businesses. However, RoT is now back...

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