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Thinking of switching from a sole trader to a limited company?

Thinking of switching from a sole trader to a limited company?

Tax expert Emily Coltman of FreeAgent.com has some advice for small business owners on the pros and cons of limited company status or sole trader status.…

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A passion for business

A passion for business

Women on Purpose are launching some free webinars in April for women interested in running their own businesses.…

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Intellectual property rights explained

Intellectual property rights explained

Alia Ali and Andrew Spearman give you the lowdown on intellectual property, what it is, why it matters and what you can do if someone is infringing your rights.

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Directors duties

Directors' duties

Alia Ali and Andrew Spearman of A City Law Firm explain the duties of company directors.…

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Thinking of selling your business?

Thinking of selling your business?

You've set up your business and you want to move on now. But what do you need to do to sell your business. Alia Ali of A City Law Firm has some advice.

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Website Copyright; how to protect your site content

Website Copyright; how to protect your site content

Copyright is an extremely complicated area of the law, to the extent that many law firms are set up specifically to deal with it.

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New Regulations affecting businesses from October 2011

New Regulations affecting businesses from October 2011

Changes to business and other regulations usually come into force on 1 October and 6 April and some quite important ones came on line in October 2011.

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Related tags: Employment law, Legal, Regulations

What are the efficient ways to manage my tax affairs in line with HMRC regulations?

What are the efficient ways to manage my tax affairs in line with HMRC regulations?

When you start working for yourself you should tell the tax office straight away, because there will be forms to fill in for national insurance contributions and similar statutory payments.

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Related tags: HMRC, Tax advice, Tax affairs