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What can be copyrighted

What can be copyrighted? Copyright applies to written and musical works etc. But make sure that whatever you have in mind for copyright protection is an original.  ... Read more

Looking for property

Where do we start looking? These days there are countless places to look for property. This checklist should help ensure you don't waste too much time on the process. ... Read more

How leases work

How does a lease work?A leasehold agreement is a contract. However, as it relates to land, it will often contain unfamiliar language and all sorts of traps for the unwary. This checklist will help you stay out of trouble. ... Read more


What is a shareholder?Shareholders often provide valuable investment in a company. But what's their full legal position?... Read more

Health and safety policy checklist

Health and safety policyThis must be the bedrock of your health and safety culture. It's a legal requirement in any event if you employ five or more staff, and it involves you putting together a written statement to set out how you will manage health ... Read more

Pregnancy and health and safety

Pregnancy and health and safetyAccording to research, 97% of pregnancy-related tribunal claims involve a failure to carry out a risk assessment. To make sure you don't fall into that category, use this checklist to keep your business out of tribunal. ... Read more

How to protect your company name

How do we protect our company name?To ensure maximum protection for your company's name, you need to take a proactive approach - include it on all business correspondence and check the register at Companies House from time to time. ... Read more

Business rates

How are business rates set?You can't escape business rates but you need to be sure you're not paying too much either! ... Read more

General fire safety

General fire safetyFollowing a change in the law on April 1 2006, fire certificates were abolished. Now you are responsible for carrying out a fire risk assessment in order to ensure your premises are safe. Use  his checklist to help you take the ne... Read more

Hours of work, rest breaks and holidays

Hours of work, rest breaks and holidaysAll these areas are covered by legislation known as the Working Time Directive (WTD). Make sure you know what the WTD says and that you keep proper records so as to avoid getting into problems and disputes with ... Read more
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