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Shareholders’ agreements: why every new business should consider one
When running a company with more than one shareholder, it makes good business-sense to take the time to draft a shareholders’ agreement with your fellow shareholders.
Published Monday 24th September 2018
How do I sue for breach of contract?
Sadie Cuthbert gives a guide to breach of contract and explains how to take legal action.
Published Friday 23rd February 2018
What is franchising and what are the legal issues to consider?
Corporate lawyer George Farrer gives an overview of franchising and explains the legal issues to consider.
Published Friday 22nd December 2017
7 legal considerations when developing a mobile app
Emma Armstrong gives the top 7 legal aspects to consider when developing a mobile app.
Published Friday 8th September 2017
Should I become a franchisee?
Emma Armstrong explains the benefits and drawbacks to becoming a franchisee.
Published Thursday 15th June 2017
Running a business from home
Emma Armstong gives her top 10 tips for people considering whether to start running a business from home.
Published Wednesday 26th April 2017
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
Rebecca Davidson explains non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and their role in sales of shares and businesses.
Published Friday 9th December 2016
Solicitor Rebecca Davidson explains why trade marks are important and how to register a trade mark.
Published Monday 3rd October 2016
Setting up a Charity
Solicitor Rebecca Davidson explains the legal considerations needed when setting up a charity.
Published Sunday 18th September 2016
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions are transactions that involve the acquisition or sale of a business or the joining together of two or more businesses.
Published Thursday 23rd June 2016
Buying a business and restrictive covenants
Corporate lawyer Sara Worsick looks at the types of restrictive covenants you may want to include in a contract when buying a business.
Published Thursday 25th February 2016
Seven aspects of Intellectual Property
In the modern world Intellectual Property (IP) is everywhere, from the technology on your iPhone to your business logo or tagline. Here commercial lawyer Sara Worsick highlights seven aspects of IP.
Published Monday 23rd November 2015