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What Reasons Are Needed To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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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 …

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Legal Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Employees For Your Startup

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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, …

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How Good Ethics Will Help You Build A Strong Business

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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 …

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

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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, …

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5 Ways To Avoid A Legal Battle

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Starting a business can be exciting and unpredictable. There are new people to meet, money to make and markets to revolutionise. However, one thing every startup wants to avoid are expensive and time consuming legal battles. Litigation is completely unnecessary and totally avoidable. Listed below are the key legal weapons you can use to defend your business in a legal …

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The Importance Of A UK Employment Contract

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A valid UK employment contract is required between all employees and employers. The contract is a legally binding agreement that lays out an employee’s employment conditions, rights, responsibilities and duties. An employment contract provides guidelines and expectations to be met by both parties of the agreement. Without a valid UK employment contract, an employer has no legal basis to enforce …

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Breaking Down A Partnership Agreement: Why You Should Never Use Partnership Agreement Templates In The UK

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What Is A Partnership Agreement? A partnership agreement is an agreement between you and your partners. It lays out the framework of the partnership by detailing the duties and obligations of the partners to each other to ensure the partnership is effective. Why Do You Need A Partnership Agreement? It’s pivotal to have a written partnership agreement because it sets …

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Health And Safety Regulations You Must Know In Your Company

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Usually, you never pay attention to the yawn-inducing signs scattered throughout the corridors of a company. Remember them? Those signs that have something to do with health and safety regulations? Just a quick look at these regulations can save your life! Crazy isn’t it? Let me explain why. What Are Health And Safety Regulations? Have you ever seen or heard …

Nice Vest! Explaining Vested

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A founders agreement is undoubtedly one of the most important agreements that must be present when starting a business with more than one person. The agreement itself contains duties, responsibilities, assignment of intellectual property, vesting and much more. A vesting clause can be found inside the founders agreement and can save many founders from potential problems with equity down the …

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What Effect Will The Unified Court Have On IP?

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You may have heard recently that the Minister of State for Intellectual Property, Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe, confirmed in November last year that the UK would ratify the EU unitary patent and concurrent Unified Patent Court (UPC), which is an international patent court. Wait, but what about Brexit, isn’t this supposed to halt the founding of the Court and UK’s involvement …