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Employment Tribunals, Legal Representation and How Businesses Can Claim Their Costs

Does my business need legal representation and can we claim for costs?

Even the best working relationships can break down and sometimes end in acrimonious divorce.

Today employees know more about their rights than ever before and quite right too … but the advent of the internet, social media, press coverage and specialist help forums […]

4 ways to keep lawyers on their toes, improve value from your legal fees …. & avoid worrying about making common legal mistakes for your business

I’m an advocate of online marketing, or whatever it’s called this week (content, inbound, digital, double skinny content etc.).  I also work hard to sweat our content across various channels however, my marketing guru remains a hard taskmaster.

He not only demands regular articles of quality …. “the market needs awesome content Andrew” … but […]

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    Your Business, Bribery and Making Sure You Play by the Rules …and the Book

Your Business, Bribery and Making Sure You Play by the Rules …and the Book

LawyerFair, the online legal procurement and comparison service for business owners, recently conducted an online chat with barristers Benjamin Knight and Kirsten Beswick about how recent Bribery Legislation is being pursued in the courts and how business owners can take simple steps, to avoid problems.

You can watch the full interview on the LawyerFair you […]

5 and a Half Reasons to Find a Commercial Lawyer with LawyerFair

Reasons to find a Commercial Lawyer using LawyerFair
LawyerFair is a free to use legal procurement and comparison service. We’re dedicated to helping business owners find the right lawyer at the fairest price. This is a video introduction to 5 and a half reasons reasons to find a Commercial Lawyer using LawyerFair and why you […]

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    Public Speaking versus Business Franchise Agreements? No contest …

Public Speaking versus Business Franchise Agreements? No contest …

It’s something of a cliché that, allegedly, a majority of people fear public speaking ahead of death.

Well let’s clear up this nonsense straight away. Given the option, I’ll take public speaking in front of 10,000 people about something I know nothing, if the alternative is slipping off this mortal coil anytime soon.

But if we’re […]

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    7 Untold Reasons You Might Not be Able To Sell Your Profitable Business

7 Untold Reasons You Might Not be Able To Sell Your Profitable Business

You’ve got an established and profitable business but have decided (or been forced to decide) to sell. Well, don’t book that celebratory Caribbean cruise just yet.

Business owners often misjudge the challenges and obstacles between wanting to sell and achieving exit indeed, many fail to understand the reasons why they might struggle to sell the […]

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    Legal services have never been very interesting but now, they’re attracting investment, innovation and a focus on value, not just hourly rate

Legal services have never been very interesting but now, they’re attracting investment, innovation and a focus on value, not just hourly rate

Up until very recently, if I’d stood at the top of Chancery Lane and shouted …. “the legal services sector is hot” … I’d have been taken away by men in white coats, no doubt followed closely by a bunch of ambulance chasing lawyers.

But today it’s a statement of truth and how.
Record Investments in […]

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    7 out of 8 SME’s are unhappy with the value received from lawyers, but the legal industry is changing and value is moving higher up the list

7 out of 8 SME’s are unhappy with the value received from lawyers, but the legal industry is changing and value is moving higher up the list

Had Greek philosopher Heraclitus been with us during the last two centuries, then he would not have enjoyed mooching around the wood panelled corridors of a traditional law firm nor propping up the 19th green at The Law Society Golf Club.

For within these hallowed legal environments his most enduring quote … “the only constant […]

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    Startup needs legal agreements and procedures, how do i find the best lawyer?

Startup needs legal agreements and procedures, how do i find the best lawyer?

The idea is great, the start up is flying, but how strong are the legal foundations?
Anyone who has started a business will know that each new day is a blizzard of ever demanding (and shifting) priorities. Successful entrepreneurs operating within the start up phase will often have a one eyed focus on cash flow, […]

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    Why launch a start up when buying a business brings much less risk? 11 steps to buying a business and immediate revenue

Why launch a start up when buying a business brings much less risk? 11 steps to buying a business and immediate revenue

Start ups are great. Start ups are cool. Start ups are high risk.

But there is an alternative to starting from scratch and crawling your way up the revenue curve. Instead, you can buy an established business. Saves a lot of time and opportunity cost.

Buying a business plugs you straight into a living, breathing commercial […]