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June 29th 2015

Starting a business can be both challenging and rewarding but it requires careful planning, research and preparation.

A first tier tribunal has upheld a monetary penalty notice for £50,000 for failure to comply with the rules on unsolicited direct marketing calls, as set out in Regulation 21 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (as amended).

Commercial contracts often contain what is known as a liquidated damages clause. 

New regulations which came into force on 31 January 2015 have made it easier for companies and LLPs to choose or change their name.

Whether you are a small company with two, or a larger business with multiple shareholders, it is impossible to overstate the importance of having a properly drafted shareholders’ agreement.

Businesses should prepare themselves for yet more reform of consumer law in the UK, as the Consumer Rights Bill has received Royal Assent. The provisions of the Act are expected to come into force on 1 October 2015, with the exception of some provisions on secondary ticketing sales which is set for 26 May 2015.

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