Taking the legal steps to starting a business
Starting a business is a busy and exciting time, and we’re here to help. So, whether it’s helping you create the business legal structure that’s right for you, getting contracts and policies in place, recruiting your team or writing employment contracts, director service agreements and shareholder or investor agreements, our expert team will work alongside you to ensure you have what you need to launch successfully.
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Setting up and running a new business is the perfect time to invest in developing a legal framework for your business that will protect you, your business and your stakeholders as your business grows.
Your people are often your biggest asset, but employment issues can cost you time and money. Even if your company is a start-up, you’re the only one running it and you hold all the shares, you still have legal duties to your business. Our team of employment and HR experts will guide you through what you need to know as a new director and put you on the right track from the start.
Whether it’s family and friends providing loans, seed funding from investors or more traditional forms of bank borrowing or borrowing from alternative leaders, our team can help you understand your options, make the costs and risks clear, and provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions.
Prevention is always better than a cure and this is particularly relevant for new business owners when it comes to ensuring your business complies with all the latest regulations. Our team of experts can advise you on what is needed to ensure you comply with all regulations and avoid breaches.
Whether you are looking for your first premises or you have identified premises and are considering the next step, our commercial property team can guide you through the process and handle negotiations.
Next steps: get in touch
If you need legal advice to get your business up and running, contact our commercial team on: 0800 533 5349 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Frequently asked questions
When setting up a company, deciding on an appropriate business structure enables your company to be formally acknowledged legally and provides guidelines for how the business should be run. In the UK, there are three main types of business structures. These are sole traders, partnerships and limited liability companies. Our team can advise on the best structure for your company and get you up and running.