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The End Is Nigh: Let’s Talk About Gardening Leave

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In today’s world, it is rare for one person to enter the workforce after school and stay with the same company until retirement. There is a natural progression through life in which people develop new skills or change interests, altering his or her career path. In this scenario and depending on your field of work, you may be subject to …

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Some Of What You Need To Know About Crowdfunding – But Were Afraid To Ask

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To those who assumed (not hoped) that crowdfunding was a fad which might blow up and go away … well, we’ve got some bad news. The global market is now worth $30 bn dollars and earlier this year saw a spat break out between Syndicate Room and Seedrs about which crowdfunding platform conducted the 1st IPO on AIM … Cambridge News …

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Making Tech Virtually A Reality: An Interview With Sandbox’s Alexander Cohen, Matt Pate And Rudy Bonura On How Sandbox Can Help Us Experience The World’s Coolest Tech

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Linkilaw has picked Sandbox (of Virtually Reality), founded by Alexander Cohen, Matt Pate and Rudy Bonura, as June’s Startup of the Month. Sandbox is a startup on a mission to make new, exciting (and sometimes expensive) tech accessible to all. With their store on London’s trendy Brick Lane, tech-lovers can walk in and discover the coolest items of the future. …

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Legal Advice And Lawyer Competence

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As Documented Within Previous Linkilaw Blogs, The Legal Profession Is On The Move. Rest assured legal traditionalists, the Law Society has not yet abandoned the wood panelled solemnity of 113 chancery lane but the profession is moving in various new directions and one is about how to ensure the continuing competency of its lawyers.  Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Only recently, …

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The First 100 Days: Legal Advice For New Businesses

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Legal Advice For New Businesses During The First 100 Days Disclaimer: We understand that everyone’s situation is different. That being said, this is a basic guideline for those seeking legal advice for new businesses during the first 100 days of operation. Starting a new business is as much exciting as it can be terrifying. The first few weeks and months …

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What Are The Key Legal Documents When Selling A Business?

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When selling a business, it makes sense to present your business at its best. Your contracts are extremely valuable. By planning your sales strategy and ensuring that you have key documents prepared, you will strengthen your negotiating position and be more likely to secure key commercial terms. If your key documents are not up to scratch then you risk of …

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Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: Non-Disclosure Agreements

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Businesses And Confidential Information Some secrets are kept for good reason, and nowhere is this more true than in the business world. Companies tend to forget that their intellectual property is one of their most valuable assets. With that in mind, protecting any information about the business affairs is important if the company wishes to avoid any unwanted competition, a …

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The Essential Legal Documents Your Small Business Needs

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‘ An Ounce of Prevention is Worth More Than One Million Pounds of Cure’ (David Agus) At the start over 2016, SME’s accounted for 99.9% of the 5.5 million private sector businesses in the UK. Overall, it cost 18.2 billion in legal fees for all the private sector businesses to become legally compliant – that’s £14,800 each. The Federation of …

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Small Business Legal Advice: The Top Tips

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Every business needs legal support. That being said, it’s understandable why so many small businesses never consult a lawyer. Legal advice can be complicated and expensive. More often than not, small businesses just don’t have the time or money. As a small business owner, you need to know exactly what your legal responsibilities are; from business structures, to protecting your …

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Preparing For Growth: How To Turn Your Startup Into A Mature Company

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by Ivan Kohut, CTO & Co-Founder of Perfectial The web is filled with advice for startups. Rules for getting funded, ways to promptly crank out an MVP – you name it; every question an aspiring businessman might have is answered in-detail, in blogs, ebooks or whitepapers. However, there’s hardly any info about what to do next. How does a firm …