Employment Law: When Is It Discrimination?

Linkilaw Business News

There has been a lot of progress made in the last couple decades regarding equal opportunity and rights for all workplace employees. However, employment discrimination is still a problem in our society. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] This is partly because of the increased gender equality in the workplace and also cultural diversity; therefore, differences and misunderstandings can sometimes occur between employers and employees. …

Top 15 Tips for Attracting Investment

Linkilaw Business News

‘Investors are pinched between two kinds of fear: fear of investing in startups that fizzle and fear of missing out on startups that take off’ (Paul Graham, Co-Founder of Y Combinator). Lots of startups do not know what funding options are open to them. Money doesn’t grow on trees, and even if it did one money tree may be perfect …

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A Shareholders Agreement And Your Business

Linkilaw Business News, Legal Advice, Legal Documents

When starting a business, you want to make sure that all the essential terms of management and sale are settled at the start so that uncertain times are quickly resolved. Then, you and your shareholders can focus on ensuring that the business is a success. These terms should be outlined at the start in a clear and comprehensive shareholders agreement. …

Use Disciplinary Procedures To Minimise Risk

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

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. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] In this …

The Biggest Pitfalls When Starting A New Business

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

Starting a business is stressful and difficult. Eight out of 10 startups fail within the first 18 months.  No doubt, you don’t want to be one them! Here are the four pitfalls to avoid if you want to build a successful, long- lasting business. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] Blurry business vision   You absolutely need a well-written business plan. At this stage, you …

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Linkibuzz Edition 21

Linkilaw Business News

Welcome back to another week of Linkibuzz.   Our first featured story for this week looks at the Brexit and what effect it will potentially have on UK businesses selling electronic goods to the EU market.   Our second story comes from a startup founder revealing the number of hours, attention, and sacrifice that are really required to build a …

#LegalFails: The Winklevoss Twins Got It So Wrong

Linkilaw Legal News

In 2010, David Fincher’s movie “The Social Network”, based on the story behind the creation of Facebook, caused a lot of buzz and interest around the Winklevoss Twins and their infamous lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss accused Zuckerberg of stealing their idea for a social network while the three of them were students at Harvard University. What …

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Linkibuzz Edition 19

Linkilaw Business News

Welcome to Linkibuzz.   Our first featured story this week explores how meditation can be effective for creating a relaxed and more creative work culture at startups.   Our next story takes a look at an accelerator program specifically designed for the needs of startups looking to tackle unemployment and other employment barriers.   Third, we take a look at …