getting a business investment ready

6 Tips For Getting A Business Investment Ready

Linkilaw Business Finance, Startup Advice & Tips

6 Tips For Getting A Business Investment Ready When it comes to scaling up a business, it’s often at the critical funding hurdle where they fail. Here are six essential steps to getting your business investment-ready. As entrepreneurs, we all have questions about how funding can take our business to the next level. Is now the right time? What are …

legal compliance for the fintech sector

Legal Compliance For The FinTech Sector

Linkilaw Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

Legal Compliance For The Fintech Sector FinTech Week is all the rage in London this week and so, being all serious and proper like … we thought it was a good time to sketch out some thoughts on legal compliance for the fintech sector. Launched in 2014, Fintech Week was created in response to the growing number of UK FinTech investments (estimated …

a focused marketing strategy for your business

5 Simple Steps Towards A Focused Marketing Strategy For Your Business

Linkilaw Marketing & Social Media, Startup Advice & Tips

Marketing – can’t live with it, can’t live without it. And many small businesses in particular, will sometimes fail to prioritise and/or not have the resources to drive that marketing strategy in a way that will have genuine impact on the growth of their business. Whilst you might not have the budget, resources or enthusiasm for a dedicated promotional strategy, …

importance of business authenticity

The Importance Of Business Authenticity – It’s The Future…

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

We all know that marketing and advertising are crucial elements of any business development strategy, but business owners often overlook the more intangible yet critical importance of business authenticity when building a brand. So how do you nurture authenticity, particularly when you cannot develop face-to-face relations within a digital platform? A good starting point is to think about how your business engages …

migrant entrepreneurs

6 Steps For Migrant Entrepreneurs To Set Up A Business

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

You have decided to undertake the professional dream, to stop working for others and start working for yourself. You have what it takes, the idea, the passion, the vision for your business and “the attitude” for success but as a migrant entrepreneur … the challenges of launching a business can be even tougher than normal so … where do you start? …

what your business needs to know about holiday entitlement

Your Business: Holiday Entitlement Explained

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

Holiday Entitlement pay is a complicated issue for any employer. With the lighter mornings setting in and with employees and employers envisaging a hotter climate, the need to know what employees are entitled to is important. FAQ’s On Holiday Entitlement 1. Where is an employee’s annual holiday entitlement detailed? It is a requirement of section 1 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 …

legal advice and lawyer competence

Legal Advice And Lawyer Competence

Linkilaw Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

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, …

legal advice for new businesses

The First 100 Days: Legal Advice For New Businesses

Linkilaw Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

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 …