Do i need a solicitor for taking on a commercial lease

For many businesses, choosing commercial premises goes hand-in-hand with business growth. You’ve thought strategically about the location, required facilities, space for expansion and how much you are prepared to pay per sq. metre. It’s an exciting time, but also a potentially risky one…

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Recovering Consumer Debt

If your business has outstanding debts due from individuals or sole-traders, it’s vital that you familiarise yourself with the new Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims, which came into force in October 2017. We take a look at the protocol and how it could impact your business.

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Leaving a charitable donation in your Will

Have you considered what would happen to your business should you become unable to make decisions about how it’s run and its finances? A family member or friend may not be knowledgeable enough to deal with business matters, therefore making a separate LPA for your business is advised.

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Landlords Tax

  If you are a landlord and invest in one or more properties that are available to rent, you will no doubt be aware that there are various tax implications depending on your circumstances. Yet in the ever-changing world of tax and expenses, it can be difficult to keep on the right side of the…

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Information Commissioner - data protection compliance

Large or small, it doesn’t matter. If your business deals with personal data of any kind, it must be registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The protection of personal data is big news and the enforcement of data protection laws is set to become more stringent as big changes come into force next year.

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