Small Business Legal Issues
Advice and guides to help you overcome common legal problems faced by many small business owners and directors.
Inhouse legal services: Why SMEs should consider them
Here, Philippa Cobb of Keystone Law explains the top reasons why being proactive in seeking legal support is crucial for small businesses.
Legal agreements for businesses: Necessary insurance for growth?
In this article by Stevens & Bolton LLP, we explore how pragmatism at the start-up and scale-up phases of a business can you help to navigate waters that may later prove turbulent.
How to avoid seven common financial and legal sins
There are some common legal and financial issues, frequently overlooked by business owners, that are worthy of review, argues Phil Mitchell of Harbour Key.
Business legal requirements: Considerations for 2018
Here, Caroline Lavis, associate at Michelmores, looks at a few of the legal issues that UK SMEs should be considering in 2018.
How small businesses should approach mediation and dispute resolution
Here, Elaine Chan and Tony Winterburn of Ward Hadaway discuss how mediation has emerged as an alternative method of dispute resolution.
Five reasons you should think about litigation funding
Andrew Brown, a lawyer specialising in resolving disputes at Capital Law, looks at some high-level cases and analyses common trends in litigation funding.
Why you should only work with a local solicitor
Many small businesses need to form a working relationship with their solicitor, but why should you pick a local solicitor to help you?
Is 2017 the year for anti-money laundering?
2017 is the year for anti-money laundering to triumph in the UK and transparency is the key, according to Aziz Rahman of Rahman Ravelli.
Is your business acting legally in the evolving working landscape?
To ensure that your business is on the right side of the law, Caroline Griffiths reveals some of the ways your business may be acting illegally.
Making the signature witness process easier for small businesses
Daniel Stachowiak discusses the developments that will shake up contract signature processes for small businesses.
The implications of drink driving and needing a licence for work
Here, we give advice on the course of action to take if you get caught drink driving.