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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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6 Legal Considerations When Launching A Crowdfunding Campaign

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Here’s the scenario: You’ve got a great idea and it’s one you think is going to change the world in a positive way. Yet, you’ve got no money to bring this idea to life and you can’t be bothered with the effort that comes with seeking investment funding from investors or applying to be part of an accelerator or incubator …

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5 Steps To A Solid Legal Foundation When Forming Your Startup

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You have a great idea for your startup and you’re ready to get into business! However, don’t jump the gun too early because forming your startup is not something you should take lightly, and it’s certainly not something to rush into. Before forming your startup, make sure you have a solid legal foundation in place. This is where this blog …

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4 Steps You Must Take To Avoid Having Your Trademark Stolen By A Big Corporation

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We’ve been saying for a long time that startups and small businesses need to take intellectual property seriously. Recently we were reminded of a story from 2013, about a young man named Turner Barr who had his trademark stolen by a big corporation. The thing that struck us about this story is how easily all of this could have been …

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Spinning The Web: A Guide To Your Terms And Conditions

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Website terms and conditions are essential for many business owners. You may think you can publish a website without getting your legal ducks in a row – you could not be more wrong. Too many business owners are running their online businesses naively by not regulating their relationship with their users. You need to protect your website and your business …

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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 Ultimate Guide To Understanding A Business Plan

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Description A business plan is a written document that describes your business’s objectives, strategies, sales, marketing, and financial forecasts. A business plan helps you: clarify your business idea, spot potential problems (and find potential solutions), set out your goals and measure your progress. Why It’s Important For A Startup While some first-time entrepreneurs might ask the question of why they …

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What Every Good Lawyer Will Tell You Before You Get A Terms And Conditions For Your Website

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Terms and Conditions. Yep, one of the the most boring pages on any website. That link in the bottom corner? It turns out they are actually quite important. Website Terms and Conditions (not to be confused with Terms of Business) explain how your website is to be used. They are a contract between you and your website visitor outlining the …

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 …