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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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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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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 …