DIY Legal Services for Startup Businesses
Managing your own small business means that you may not be an expert in every area of business life. It makes sense to pay for the advice of experts such as web designers, accountants or solicitors. The cost of legal advice, however, can be painfully expensive if you're just starting up. Many of t ... Read more »
Agency Agreements - Legal Tips on Appointing a Commercial Agent
Appointing an agent or distributor can be a useful way for businesses to develop new markets or find new customers in existing markets. The terms 'agent' and 'distributor' tend to be used interchangeable, but there are distinct legal differences. An agent is someone who has been appointed to ... Read more »
Does your business need an equal opportunities policy?
If you are an employer then you will be aware that you're not allowed to discriminate against employees when recruiting or in employment but you may not be exactly sure what that means or how you comply with the law. The relevant law is the Equality Act 2010, which pulled together all existing ant ... Read more »