There is little more exciting than starting or running your own business and there are a lot of things to think about. For example: company law; tax; distance selling rules; sales of goods and services implied terms; contracts; handling client money, to name but a few.

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In fact, however small your business, and particularly if it is offering a new service, one of the key things to think about is whether what your business is doing is permitted, whether your standard contracts do what you want them to and whether you are following any rules and regulations associated with your business (for example, money laundering and Bribery Act legistation). There are lots of 'simple guides' out there on the internet, but we think that slavishly using a precedent in running your business is a bit like using someone else's bricks to build your house - it might work brilliantly but you'll never know until it falls down! Not only that, the right advice from the outset could even give you commerical advantages that you had not even thought of...

A short opinion from a barrister which costs just a few hundred pounds, expert advice that you can rely upon is an essential foundation for any business. Get in touch now to see how we can help.