Legal Documents Online: A Compliance Checklist For Small Businesses

Legal Documents Online: A Compliance Checklist For Small Businesses

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You are ready to launch your business but you don’t know which document you need or how to get it. You want to be sure you have everything necessary to save you a world of hurt. Need a compliance checklist? Here it is! Which documents do you need? The Memorandum of Association – Articles of Association – Certificate of incorporation …

Everything You Need To Know About Shareholders’ Agreements

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Shareholders agreements: A shareholders agreement is a legally binding contract between the shareholders of a company. A shareholders agreement determines the shareholders’ rights, responsibilities, privileges and protections. It can be used to protect investments, it creates a secure relationship among shareholders and maps out the running of a company. With a shareholders agreement there is clarity and certainty as to …

GDPR: Have You Really Complied?

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What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is Europe’s new system for the protection of personal information. The framework put in place is set to equalise the data protection across all of the European Union as well as give better protection and more rights to individuals. It was approved by the EU Parliament after four years of debate and …

Why Small Businesses Prefer To Be Acquired

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    Research done by the Silicon Valley Bank shows that most UK startups are aiming to be acquired.  An acquisition is the most popular exit strategy for startups and has a lot of benefits for both the buyers and the sellers of the company. An acquisition can help expand the market and the resources of the selling company. On …

The Different Business Agreements And Breaches That You Should Be Aware Of As A Business

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  When entering the business world it is important that you are aware of the different business agreements that are needed in order to run your company. You don’t have to be a legal expert, however, you do need to have a basic understanding of how the law works in relation to your business. A lot of jurisdictions around the …

Legal Advice For Registering A Company In The UK

Legal Advice For Registering A Company In The UK

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Legal Advice For Registering A Company In The UK Interested in registering a company in the UK, but don’t know where to start? Below is a set of general guidelines that can assist you in going through the registration process in the UK, however the most important resource in registering your business is a legal consultant. Every business is different, …

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It’s Not All About You: Recognising The Power Of Partnership In Business

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When you’re a start-up, you often find yourself doing everything yourself: you call the shots in the boardroom, you run the accounts, you’re the sales force, the marketing team and you’re probably the one who empties the bins at the end of the day. That’s just the way it is when you’re launching your dream. If you want to grow …

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Vested Shares: How To Make The Most Of Them

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This paper is based on the law of the UK as of 23 November 2016. It should not be taken as legal advice but as an introduction into Vested Shares, the legal requirements of owning Vested Shares, and Vested Shares tax. In the US, share vesting is a practice which legally exists and is common among businesses. On the other …

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What You Need To Know About Business Stationery Compliance

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What You Need To Know About Business Stationery Compliance Business stationery can be a great way to stay professional and creative when developing your business. Most letterheads include the names of directors, the place of registration and the company’s and its directors’ contact details. However, there are legal requirements in place outlining what should be included on stationery and where. …

Use Disciplinary Procedures To Minimise Risk

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Disciplining employees is one of those dreaded and unfortunate aspects that you must sometimes deal with as a business owner.   However, you cannot take a haphazard approach to disciplinary procedures when employees are involved. There actually needs to be a sound legal framework behind it or you will face possible unfair dismissal claims or claims of discrimination. In this …