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Got an idea? Starting a new business? Free start-up guide filled with legal tips now available

29 June 2015

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

It is estimated that each year over 500,000 new small business start-ups are being created in the UK alone, and research suggests that this figure is on the rise.

There are a number of legal considerations to be taken into account from the outset, not least deciding the name and right legal structure for your business.

Our lawyers regularly advise companies at all stages in the corporate life cycle. We have drawn on the expertise of their specialisms in corporate, intellectual property, employment and property law to put together a free guide to help new companies consider the legal implications of starting a business.

The free guide includes advice on:

  • Incorporating a company
  • Managing a company
  • Intellectual property law
  • Non-disclosure / confidentiality agreements
  • Standard terms and conditions
  • Employment law
  • Commercial property and leases
  • Buying a business

We are of course only a phone call away should you wish us to help you with your business planning, no matter at what stage. We cannot stress enough the importance of seeking professional advice to understand business codes of practice, laws and regulations to ensure you start off on the correct footing and avoid any legal trouble in the future.

Our ‘start-up’ guide can be downloaded for free by clicking here. It aims to educate and provide assistance to start-up companies to help them reach their full potential.

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Sophie Martyn BSc (Hons)
Associate, solicitor
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