professional negligence claims

Protect Yourself From Professional Negligence?

Linkilaw Company Law, Employment Law

When you contact a professional advisor, you expect them to approach your business affairs with care and skill. Even professionals make mistakes – and sometimes these can adversely impact your business with disastrous results. Only last week we learnt that BP will pay $18.7 billion for its gross negligence which resulted in the 2010 Gulf Oil spill. Clients expect high …

constructive dismissal claims

Protect Your Business Against Constructive Dismissal Claims

Linkilaw Company Law, Employment Law

Constructive dismissal claims takes place when an employee is forced to leave the job as a result of their employer’s conduct. The employee must prove that the employer committed a serious breach of contract and that they felt forced to leave because of that breach and that they have not done anything to indicate that they have accepted this breach …

what happens if my business is subject to a hse investigation

An Inspector Calls: What Happens If My Business Is Subject To A HSE Investigation?

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Employment Law

My Business Is Subject To A HSE Investigation: What Happens Next? HSE inspectors have the right to enter any facility without prior notice so, if an HSE inspector comes knocking, best not to try and put him off as this is likely to send out all the wrong signals. If you’re following HSE regulations and standards, there should be nothing …

recent environmental regulations

6 Recent Environmental Regulations: A Quick Fire Guide For The Over Burdened Business Owner

Linkilaw Company Law

Business owners feel justifiably burdened by the weight of environmental compliance legislation and let’s face it, there’s always something more important to do so, we at Linkilaw like to be super helpful and this is …. our quick fire guide to the recent environmental regulations you really should be aware of. Control Of Asbestos Regulations 2012 Recent environmental regulations came into …

retained fee agreement

Should Your Business Have A Retained Fee Agreement With Your Lawyer?

Linkilaw Company Law, Legal Advice

Even within the relatively short life span of Linkilaw, we’ve seen a significant shift in consumer expectations with commercial legal services and in particular, how to control costs. The traditional timed billing model worked well for lawyers, able to shift commercial risk onto the shoulders of clients, who were then at risk of paying for their lawyers inefficiencies.   But …

NDAs

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

Linkilaw Company Law, Legal Documents

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 …

personal injury lawsuit

What Reasons Are Needed To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Employment Law

Pain and inconvenience as a result of a personal injury accident are unfortunate realities that many people will experience at some point in life. The effects of personal injury can cause great interruption to one’s life. The pain and inconvenience can have far reaching ramifications that affect one’s family and work life. So what are the grounds for filing a …

hiring employees for your startup

Legal Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Employees For Your Startup

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Employment Law

Staying in line with UK employment law is serious business and you must be aware of laws when hiring employees for your startup. Legal mistakes in hiring and managing staff can be costly. These mistakes can lead to lawsuits, government fines, and a dysfunctional workplace and business culture. In the worst case scenario. but one that is not unheard of, …

build a strong business

How Good Ethics Will Help You Build A Strong Business

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips, Uncategorized

Good ethics should be considered an equally important factor to build a strong business and culture just like other factors such as salary, fulfilling work, good management, and more. In fact, according to a new 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey, respondents said that workplace culture and responsibility are key factors that determine how successful a business will be, which underlines how …

entrepreneur visa

What You Need To Know About The UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa

Linkilaw Company Law, Startup Advice & Tips

The United Kingdom Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa aims to make the UK entrepreneurial scene more inclusive and more diverse. If you are outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland, consider applying for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa to set up or run a business in the UK. The countries within the EEA are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, …