Uber loses UK licence

Has The UK Hit The Brakes On Uber? Transport For London Revokes Ubers’ License

Linkilaw Business News, Legal Advice, Legal News

Uber Loses UK Licence Potentially Spelling An End For The Company In The UK It’s official. Prepare for September 30th. Transport for London, the regulator for transport across the city, has stripped Uber of its licence to operate in London. Why? It was deemed they were not ‘fit and proper’ to hold the license. Uber will not be allowed to …

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3 Things You Need To Think About When Signing A Commercial Property Lease

Linkilaw Commercial Property

What To Think About When Signing A Commercial Property Lease You’ve seen the retail unit you want, and you’re ‘gung ho’ to sign that lease agreement and launch your business tomorrow but…. you’re nervous about the potential liability and making a business critical wrong decision. We’ve listed some key issues to consider before committing to that complicated and (potentially) unfathomable …

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NDA And 6 Reasons To Consider Confidentiality, But Not Always Confidentiality Agreements

Linkilaw Legal Advice

NDA And 6 Reasons To Consider Confidentiality, But Not Always Confidentiality Agreements Whether launching a start up, looking for a co-founder or seeking finance, there is a good chance you’ll have to discuss commercially sensitive information with someone outside your business and with the risk of that information leaking into places you don’t want it to go. This scenario raises …

fundraising for startups

Fundraising For Startups: How, Where, When?

Linkilaw Business Finance

Fundraising For Startups: How, Where, When? Raising funds is a complex part of the business cycle. Here’s what you need to know about fundraising for startups. Combining years of experience as an entrepreneur and now immersed in that startup to scale-up stage with my current venture, one thing’s clear; every small, startup and early stage business is cash-hungry. What separates …

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Big Data Has Arrived In Legal Services And It’s Creating A Competitive Advantage

Linkilaw Legal News

Big Data Has Arrived In Legal Services And It’s Creating A Competitive Advantage Premonition.ai is a recently launched, US based website, using Big Data to identify which commercial litigation solicitors or barristers win the most, before which Judge. This is the first time that artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and data mining techniques have been used in this way. Thousands of cases are …

the intellectual property act 2014

The Intellectual Property Act 2014: So What Has Changed?

Linkilaw Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property Act 2014: What Has Changed? One of primary requests for legal assistance received by Linkilaw is around the issues of patents, trademarks and IP infringement. With the Intellectual Property Act 2014 coming into force on 1st October 2014 and creating changes to issues of designs and patents, we’ve listed below some of the key changes; 1. Ownership When Design …

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Employment Tribunals: Does My Business Need Representation And Can We Ever Claim For Costs?

Linkilaw Employment Law

Even The Best Working Relationships Can Break Down And Sometimes End In Acrimonious Divorce: What You Need To Know About Employment Tribunals In The UK. Today employees know more about their rights than ever before and quite right too but the advent of the internet, social media, press coverage and specialist help forums provides them with a glut of information, …

IP right protection

What IP Right Protection Do I Need To Stop Robin Thicke Stealing My Work?

Linkilaw Intellectual Property, Legal Advice

IP Right Protection IP right protection represent one of your businesses most valuable assets and you should ensure that they are adequately protected. In March 2015, Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay damages of $7.3m for copying the 1977 Marvin Gaye hit Got to Give It Up with Blurred Lines, the biggest-selling single of 2013. The fact …

business valuation

Business Valuation: It’s Not The Size Of The Ship, It’s The Motion In The Ocean

Linkilaw Business Finance

Business Valuation: It’s Not The Size Of The Ship, It’s The Motion In The Ocean Clearly there are occasions when out of necessity you need a formula for valuing your business – bank request, shareholder exit etc – but, the majority of business valuation are generated with an eye to exit, or an advisor trying to convince you to sign their sale …