Okay, so you’ve chosen a business name and decided whether you want to be a Sole Trader or co-owner with benefits, and you even have a good idea for a great location – what’s next?
Well, now it’s time to get down to business. Let’s make you authentic in the eyes of those who will be purchasing your goods or services. And, of course, you need to check in with the government – so they know you are operating legally and plan to comply with their regulations.
It’s surprising how fast you can get carried away with the day-to-day challenges of opening your doors, and forget that you haven’t completed all the logistics that actually make you a lawful enterprise.
If you’re ready to take the necessary actions to turn your startup into a real company, our new ebook “Entrepreneurs At Work – The Logistics of a Startup” will get you there! Here’s a brief outline of what you’ll find inside:
Legitimising Your Business
- Register your business with the HMRC
- Register trademarks and copyrights with the IPO
- VAT requirements, National Insurance, Tax Payments
Insurance Coverage to Consider
- Business Protection and Property liability
- Tradesmen, PI, D&O, Cyber/Data Breach
- Employer’s Liability and Employee policies
Hiring Contractors and Employees
- NDAs for independent contractors/freelancers
- Workers’ rights with employment status
- How contractors are different from employees
Linkilaw is dedicated to giving you quick access to legal advice when you need it, and providing entrepreneurs with inspiration and enlightenment along the way. We’re hoping that you will share this post with friends, family and associates who may be thinking about starting up their own UK businesses!
Download our second ebook in this series for free: Entrepreneurs At Work – The Logistics of a Startup
P.S. If you haven’t already seen the first free ebook in this series, you might want to check it out. It specifically covers choosing a business name, selecting the right legal structure, and securing a proper location for your company.