Legal Advice For Small Business Owners: The Essentials

Legal Advice For Small Business Owners – The Essentials

Tosin Legal Advice, Legal Documents, Small Business, Startup Advice & Tips

Small businesses accounted for 99.3% of private sector businesses at the start of 2017 and 99.9% were small or medium-sized (SMEs). Want to be part of this business owners’ world? Are you a business owner wanting to avoid mistakes? Don’t know where to start or what you need? Here are the essentials for those seeking legal advice while starting their …

SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

Tosin Business Finance, Legal Advice, Legal Documents, Startup Advice & Tips, Startup Funding

Many startups do not know that SEIS Advance Assurance requirements have changed. Are you one of them? The sooner you comply the sooner you can secure your investors. What is SEIS Advance Assurance 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 …

IP right protection

What IP Right Protection Do I Need To Stop Robin Thicke Stealing My Work?

Linkilaw Intellectual Property, Legal Advice

IP Right Protection IP right protection represent one of your businesses most valuable assets and you should ensure that they are adequately protected. In March 2015, Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay damages of $7.3m for copying the 1977 Marvin Gaye hit Got to Give It Up with Blurred Lines, the biggest-selling single of 2013. The fact …

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Well Managed Businesses Have Fewer Legal Problems

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Is It A Coincidence Well Managed Businesses Have Fewer Legal Problems? Sowing the seeds of a well-managed business, with sound policies and procedures, will reap the benefits later on. Having structured employment frameworks, customer relationship management systems and contractual agreements in place usually leads to happy employees, clients and suppliers. Customers, Employees And Suppliers It clearly helps your business to …

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Deal Advice: You’ve Signed Heads Of Terms, So What Can Go Wrong Now?

Linkilaw Legal Advice

  This article was written by Andrew Weaver and originally published at Growth Business. Signing the initial agreement to sell your business means the hard work is done, no? Well it might be worth keeping that champagne on ice for just a while longer. You’ve Done Everything They Told You To Do At The ‘Sort Your Exit Strategy’ Seminar 2 …

Legal Consultation Checklist

Legal Consultation Checklist

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Legal Consultation Checklist Disclaimer: We understand that every business has specific needs that must be met. That being said, this is a simple guide to what should be discussed in a legal consultation.  Below is a legal consultation checklist detailing what should be discussed with a business lawyer during your consultation. In order to ensure the success of your business …

cheap legal advice? Be careful what you wish for

Cheap Legal Advice? Be Careful What You Wish For

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Cheap Legal Advice  Online and/or price driven legal advice might be cheaper today, but could be much more costly tomorrow. But let’s make sure no-one reading this article is under any illusions about where Linkilaw stand on legal fees … Law has been far too expensive and inaccessible to consumers and for businesses, legal costs can be a huge burden. Linkilaw is …

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5 Legal Tips An SME Should Take Onto A Desert Island

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Your SME set sail on that once in a lifetime cruise to something tropical, only to suffer a major collision with the accounts department of a large, non-paying customer. And so, shipwrecked upon that desert island (OK, we do accept this is a slightly contrived introduction but hey, it’s all about the headline baby …) you start thinking about the things you’ll change …

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Has Your Business Suffered From Over Lawyering?

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Linkilaw promotes cost effective, good quality lawyers.  We aim to work with lawyers who can not only answer the nuts & bolts legal issue, but apply commercial nous and insight to the guidance they provide business owners and where/what legal advice is actually ‘needed’ at any given time. Because, from our own experience and that of many commercial customers, certain lawyers …

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Shareholders Agreement 101: How One Agreement Can Shape Your Business From Day 1 To Exit

Linkilaw Company Law, Founder's Post, Startup Advice & Tips

‘The Only Mistake I Regret,’ Words Uttered From Every Startup Founder That Didn’t Have A Shareholders Agreement A Shareholders Agreement is your number one partner in the creation, management, and termination of your company. We don’t doubt the potential and strength of your company, but – trust us when we say this – things regularly turn nasty. Be prepared! If …