Business Dispute: When Should I Hire A Lawyer?

Business dispute: When Should I Hire a Lawyer?

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When should you hire a lawyer? Hiring a lawyer is not an extravagant expense but a cost saving one. What you should do before hiring your lawyer: Know your needs Would you prefer to go to court or stay courteous? Trust your lawyer Do they take the time to teach you about the legal context of your business?  Do they …

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 legal documents you need or how to get them. You want to be sure you have everything necessary to save you a world of hurt. Need a compliance checklist? Here it is! Which legal documents do you need? The Memorandum of Association – Articles of Association – Certificate …

FAQ - Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) – FAQ

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What is SEIS? SEIS is designed to help your company raise money when it’s starting to trade. It does this by offering tax reliefs to individual investors who buy new shares in your company. What can you claim? You can receive a maximum of £150,000 through SEIS investments on which your investors can claim relief. An can claim an income …

FAQ - Share Transfer Agreement

Share Transfer Agreement – FAQ

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Shares can be transferred at any time and you need to know how the situation will be handle. Here are the essential for those seeking legal answers on Share Transfer Agreement. How to Transfer A Share: A transfer of shares, also known as a stock transfer, is the process of changing ownership of shares from one shareholder to another in …

Shareholders’ Agreements: Everything You Need To Know

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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 …

The 12 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make

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In startups, co-founders often overlook the need for legal security in their company. Startups are especially vulnerable to legal matters relating to many different areas such as protecting their intellectual property, getting the right terms and conditions, and various forms of employment contracts. Often co-founders only feel the need to get their legal agreements later, once legal issues have already arisen. …

Interview with the CEO of Careviz, Mikael Metthey

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Meet Mikael Metthey, the Co-Founder and CEO of Careviz. Careviz is a mobile platform dedicated to cancer patients and their families. The company hopes to utilize technology to improve the journeys of cancer patients. What does your company do? Mikael: We regroup products and services needed by cancer patients and their families. What inspired you to start your company? Mikael: …

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 …

Entrepreneurs’ Relief: What is it? Who does it affect?

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Overview Entrepreneurs’ Relief is a capital gains tax benefit available to business owners, partners, and some shareholders. In most circumstances, company owners who sell residential property have to pay a 28% tax on the gains made in that sale. Other assets that are sold will have a capital gains tax of 20%. Those eligible for Entrepreneurs’ Relief are instead taxed …

Major Tips On How To Support Your Co-founders

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Tip #1: Let them lead When building a startup often co-founders would want to do everything themselves. However, this will often lead to fatigue and burnout. The whole point of having a co-founder is to have a partner along with you on the journey of your new business venture. This means that you can’t do everything by yourself and it …