Several controversial practices have made it into the headlines regarding Japan’s work dress codes, most recently the report that some firms no longer allow their female workers to wear their glasses at work.
When negotiating commercial contracts, it can be tempting to concentrate on commercial fundamentals such as the price and delivery times. However, it is also important that you check the “small print”, particularly if you are contracting on the other parties’ terms.
If you have just started or have an existing successful business, you may well find that family members are keen to invest. Not only will they want to support you out of family loyalty, but they will probably see you as a safe pair of hands and a good investment.
A deadline comes, a deadline moves, a deadline passes. Brexit is, as we all know, unpredictable; with this in mind, we have put together this guide for your business to prepare for an uncertain outcome.
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.