Brexit Series Part 1 | What Next?

September 11, 2018
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Starting from this week our LawBrief solicitor Raza Naqvi will be providing his expert insight into the latest developments on Brexit – its impact on SMEs and the possible scenarios which businesses will face in the coming months. Confused by Brexit? Hard, soft, deal or no deal? Whatever it is, what does it...

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Letter Before Action | LawBite

February 7, 2018
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Do you have a claim you want to pursue? Have you suffered loss through someone’s negligence or breach of contract? Are you owed a debt? You may wish to issue court proceedings to resolve this issue. However, there are preliminary steps that you should address first. And the principle step is a letter of claim. The Civil Procedure Rules and Pre Actio...

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Increase your Financing Options | Reduce the Cost of Borrowing | Stay Legally Sound!

September 26, 2017

What do you need to know about providing a Personal Guarantee when taking out a loan for your business? Here is your chance to discover how giving a Personal Guarantee could cut the cost of your business finance and give you increased opportunity to shop around. Here at LawBite we’ve teamed up with our find-and-compare business financing partner, Alternative Business Funding to look at t...

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Have you received legal advice for these 5 scale-up considerations? (Part 2)

August 30, 2017
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LawBite lawyer Elizabeth Comely looks at the 5 legal considerations you must take into account when scaling your business.

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Piecing together the perfect finance package | Alternative Business Funding guest blog

August 15, 2017
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As summer draws to a close and the final quarter looms on the horizon, many businesses start thinking about raising capital to support their business through the next stage, whether that’s continuing steady or looking to expand. Therefore, we’ve invited our fabulous partners Alternative Business Funding onto our blog to tell us more about choosing the right financial package for your business, using a handy ‘Q&A’ format.

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Have you received legal advice for these 7 start-up considerations? (Part 1)

August 8, 2017
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Starting a new business takes careful planning, research and very often a leap of faith! But there is a lot you can do to minimise your legal risk and give your start-up a boost.

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NEW Free Legal Health Check: De-risk your business

June 13, 2017
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To help you identify your biggest risks we’ve created a completely FREE Legal Health Check tool for businesses. It’s a simple, quick, online tool that identifies any areas where you are routinely losing money from commercial legal issues and helps you minimise your risk of future losses.

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What to expect on the Start Up Loans scheme

January 20, 2016

The government-backed Start Up Loans Company provide funding of up to £25,000 and free mentoring support to help start or grow your business. As of December 2015, they’ve helped more than 34,000 on the journey to becoming their own boss.

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3 Simple Ways To Protect Your Business From Fraudulent Payments

October 5, 2015
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Credit card fraud is an increasing threat to e-tailers. This post offers you 3 simple solutions to protect your business from the thread of fraudulent payments

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4 Golden Rules for Securing Start-Up Cashflow

September 21, 2015
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One of the biggest concerns when in the start-up stage of a business is cashflow.

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How Can I Finance My Start-Up?

June 22, 2015
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It’s no secret that access to mainstream credit and lending facilities has dried up significantly since the onset of the Financial Crisis in 2007 but since then new finance options have arised in the new economy of start-ups and small businesses

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The Top 3 Things Angel Investors Look For

June 15, 2015
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When it comes to creating and growing a business, Angel investors can provide you with that much needed investment, expertise and support.

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Crunch insight: What expenses can I claim?

June 2, 2015
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“What expenses can I claim?” is something every business owner will ask themselves at least once. Claiming expenses is important to any business – both sole trade and limited company – as it actively lowers your taxable income and increases your take home pay.

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Exploring Alternative Finance Markets

May 12, 2015
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The Telegraph reported in October 2014 that lending by the leading Banks in the UK fell by £400m generating a rise in alternative ways of funding for start-ups and small and medium businesses.

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2015, The Beginning of the New Funding Era

March 16, 2015
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New funding options have become the most commonly used methods in today’s startup and SME scenario. This article explains the most relevant ones and their differences.

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