On Friday 20 September, the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan. Whilst it will be an exciting six weeks for rugby fans, it is important that employers are aware of the work-related issues which could arise during the tournament.
With the Prime Minister still clear that he is prepared to leave the EU at 11pm on 31 October 2019 with or without a deal, businesses should now be preparing for a no-deal scenario in the event that an agreement cannot be reached.
Disputes between shareholders are a serious matter. Not only can they be highly disruptive to the business, they can result in the company collapsing, as a result of complicated and acrimonious litigation.
According to a recent study by internet payment provider Stripe, spending in Britain via online marketplaces such as Booking.com, Deliveroo and Airbnb is growing significantly year on year, as more people buy and sell products via the internet.
As a director you are responsible for managing the business. You are effectively an agent, in charge of managing day to day affairs and responsible for making the strategic and operational decisions of the company.
There is so much uncertainty about what will happen with a Brexit deal (or no deal) and therefore it is likely that you may have concerns around the effect it may have on your business and on the other suppliers in your chain.
Setting up a business is both an exciting and demanding process. Along with the obvious steps that need to be taken, for example branding and accounts, there are also important legal elements that need to be considered.
The use of confidentiality clauses or “NDAs” to settle employment disputes is coming under increasing scrutiny in the media and from Parliament. New recommendations indicate that the law will soon be clamping down on this issue.
If your business can be successfully franchised, you can establish a national (and possibly international) network of franchisees, all of who will be running identical versions of your business and generating income for you.
The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination at work in relation to the nine “protected characteristics”: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.