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All Business legal guides

Business contracts
The Commercial Agents Regulations
Ending a contract
Assigning a contract
Execution of deeds
Letters of intent
Subcontracting work
Invoicing
VAT
Non disclosure agreements
Term sheets
Trade mark classification
Term sheet checklist
Warranties in share purchase agreements
Share purchase agreement
Asset purchase agreement
Debt recovery
Alternatives to legal action
Calculating interest on commercial debts
Court orders and enforcement
How a claim is defended
Issuing a money claim
Payment reminders
How to avoid problems with debtors
Repayment agreements
Statutory demands
How to start a business
Writing a business plan-market analysis and strategy
Writing a business plan-management team operations and logistics
Writing a business plan-financial information and requirements
Writing a business plan-SWOT analysis
What is a business plan
Business insurance
Choosing your business structure
Shareholders agreements
Writing a business plan-executive summary and business outline
How to set up your business
How to choose a name for your business
How to register a company in 5 steps
What happens after you register your company
Intellectual property
Intellectual property
Trademarks and passing off
Copyright
Design rights
Patents
Cease and desist letters
How to register a trade mark
Trade mark classification
International trade marks
Online business
E-commerce
Data privacy and cookies
Online business regulations
Website terms of use
Terms and conditions
Data protection
Operating as a sole trader
Business insurance
Running your business
Sharing space
Doing business with consumers
Raising capital for your business
Shareholders agreements
Funding your business
Share transfers and issuing new shares
Loan agreements and promissory notes
Loans between companies
Running a business partnership
Accounting and bookkeeping
What is a partnership
Types of partnership
Setting up a partnership
Running a partnership
Business insurance
Running your business
Ending a partnership
Doing business with consumers
Running a private limited company
Company Books and Records
Different types of company director
The role of a company director
Appointing and removing directors
Directors duties
Post-employment restrictions
Filing your annual return
Annual accounts and tax return
Board meeting minutes
Loans between companies
Business insurance
Shareholders agreements
Other filings at Companies House
Running your business
Doing business with consumers
Accounting and bookkeeping
Private limited companies
Contracts for customers
Terms and conditions
How to choose the right terms and conditions
Doing business with consumers
Terms and conditions

All Employment legal guides

Disciplining employees
Disciplinary appeals
Disciplinary warnings
How to run a disciplinary hearing
Disciplinary process
Dismissing an employee
Dismissal
Payments in lieu of notice
Gardening leave
Unfair dismissal
Dismissal checklist
Settlement agreements with employees
Dismissal for disciplinary reasons
Summary dismissal and gross misconduct
Notice periods
Hiring staff
Checklist for new employers
Employee holidays
Hiring
Gardening leave
Part-time workers
Pay and Benefits
Payments in lieu of notice
Post-employment restrictions
Recruitment
Using consultants
Zero hours contracts
Consultants, workers and employees
Minimum wage
Probationary periods
HR policies
Equal opportunities and discrimination
Flexible working
Health and safety
Maternity leave
Parental leave
HR policies and procedures
Workplace antibribery rules
Employee use of IT
Employees and social media
Data protection and employees
Family leave and rights
Paternity leave
Shared parental leave
Employee reference letters
Employment documents
Making someone redundant
Redundancy pooling and selection
Redundancy
Managing employees
Employee holidays
How to opt-out staff from the 48 hour week
Managing sickness absence
Employee use of IT
Other employment issues
HR policies and procedures
Protecting confidential information
Changing employment terms
Sick pay
Employee reference letters
Employees and intellectual property
Data protection and employees

All Property legal guides

Commercial property
Assigning a business lease
Subletting business premises
Sharing space
Break clause notices
Conducting a fire risk assessment
Leases licences and tenancies
Entering a commercial lease
Commercial lease heads of terms
Security of tenure
Managing property
Difficult tenants
Tenants and owners obligations
Dealing with breaches of covenant
Rents deposits and utilities
Renting out residential property
What to consider when buying a property to rent out
Points to consider before you buy to let
Picking a tenant
Legal obligations of a landlord
Energy performance certificates or EPC
Rents deposits and utilities
Deposit protection schemes
Tenants and owners obligations
Freehold and leasehold property
Residential tenancies
Renting property
Buy to let as an investment
Sharing property
Freehold and leasehold property
Energy performance certificates or EPC
Declaration of trust
Taking in a lodger
Sharing space
Party wall matters
Residential tenancies
Tenant eviction
Repossessing property-section 21 notices
Repossessing property-section 8 notices
Break clause notices
Tenant eviction FAQs

All Startups legal guides

Forming your business
Shareholders agreements
Board meeting minutes
What happens after you register your company
Business insurance
Private limited companies
How to register a company in 5 steps
Funding your business
What is a business plan
Writing a business plan-SWOT analysis
Writing a business plan-executive summary and business outline
Writing a business plan-financial information and requirements
Writing a business plan-management team operations and logistics
Writing a business plan-market analysis and strategy
Loans between companies
Funding your business
Hiring employees
HR policies and procedures
The role of a company director
Appointing and removing directors
Directors duties
Hiring
Checklist for new employers
Hiring for your startup
Intellectual property
Intellectual property
Patents
Copyright
Trademarks and passing off
Design rights
Selling goods and services
Online business regulations
Terms and conditions
Website terms of use
Data privacy and cookies
Doing business with consumers
Contracts for customers

All Business legal guides

Business contracts
The Commercial Agents Regulations
Ending a contract
Assigning a contract
Execution of deeds
Letters of intent
Subcontracting work
Invoicing
VAT
Non disclosure agreements
Term sheets
Trade mark classification
Term sheet checklist
Warranties in share purchase agreements
Share purchase agreement
Asset purchase agreement
Debt recovery
Alternatives to legal action
Calculating interest on commercial debts
Court orders and enforcement
How a claim is defended
Issuing a money claim
Payment reminders
How to avoid problems with debtors
Repayment agreements
Statutory demands
How to start a business
Writing a business plan-market analysis and strategy
Writing a business plan-management team operations and logistics
Writing a business plan-financial information and requirements
Writing a business plan-SWOT analysis
What is a business plan
Business insurance
Choosing your business structure
Shareholders agreements
Writing a business plan-executive summary and business outline
How to set up your business
How to choose a name for your business
How to register a company in 5 steps
What happens after you register your company
Intellectual property
Intellectual property
Trademarks and passing off
Copyright
Design rights
Patents
Cease and desist letters
How to register a trade mark
Trade mark classification
International trade marks
Online business
E-commerce
Data privacy and cookies
Online business regulations
Website terms of use
Terms and conditions
Data protection
Operating as a sole trader
Business insurance
Running your business
Sharing space
Doing business with consumers
Raising capital for your business
Shareholders agreements
Funding your business
Share transfers and issuing new shares
Loan agreements and promissory notes
Loans between companies
Running a business partnership
Accounting and bookkeeping
What is a partnership
Types of partnership
Setting up a partnership
Running a partnership
Business insurance
Running your business
Ending a partnership
Doing business with consumers
Running a private limited company
Company Books and Records
Different types of company director
The role of a company director
Appointing and removing directors
Directors duties
Post-employment restrictions
Filing your annual return
Annual accounts and tax return
Board meeting minutes
Loans between companies
Business insurance
Shareholders agreements
Other filings at Companies House
Running your business
Doing business with consumers
Accounting and bookkeeping
Private limited companies
Contracts for customers
Terms and conditions
How to choose the right terms and conditions
Doing business with consumers
Terms and conditions

All Employment legal guides

Disciplining employees
Disciplinary appeals
Disciplinary warnings
How to run a disciplinary hearing
Disciplinary process
Dismissing an employee
Dismissal
Payments in lieu of notice
Gardening leave
Unfair dismissal
Dismissal checklist
Settlement agreements with employees
Dismissal for disciplinary reasons
Summary dismissal and gross misconduct
Notice periods
Hiring staff
Checklist for new employers
Employee holidays
Hiring
Gardening leave
Part-time workers
Pay and Benefits
Payments in lieu of notice
Post-employment restrictions
Recruitment
Using consultants
Zero hours contracts
Consultants, workers and employees
Minimum wage
Probationary periods
HR policies
Equal opportunities and discrimination
Flexible working
Health and safety
Maternity leave
Parental leave
HR policies and procedures
Workplace antibribery rules
Employee use of IT
Employees and social media
Data protection and employees
Family leave and rights
Paternity leave
Shared parental leave
Employee reference letters
Employment documents
Making someone redundant
Redundancy pooling and selection
Redundancy
Managing employees
Employee holidays
How to opt-out staff from the 48 hour week
Managing sickness absence
Employee use of IT
Other employment issues
HR policies and procedures
Protecting confidential information
Changing employment terms
Sick pay
Employee reference letters
Employees and intellectual property
Data protection and employees