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Coming and Going: Working with Temporary Workers (Part 2)

June 26, 2018

Following on from our post last week which focused on agency workers and apprenticeships, here we discuss the use of interns and zero hour contracts. Interns No legal definition of an intern exists, although certain elements tend to characterise the arrangement. Internships prov...

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Coming and Going: Working with Temporary Workers (Part 1)

June 21, 2018

Temporary working relationships are valuable resource for new and expanding small businesses. They help businesses expand incrementally without adding greatly to the coast and complexity of running the organisation at times of fluctuation and great change. You can find that the regulatory environment concerning funding, corporate governance and so on is complicated enough, without triggering the need to comply with numerous...

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Growing fast? This could kill your business…

April 5, 2017

When you first start out, compliance is not top of the agenda when all you want to do is launch and start taking orders. But once you have sales, there are vital considerations and legislation that can derail your business overnight if you don’t know about them.

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What to do when you receive a Cease & Desist letter

November 8, 2016

You are a small business owner or the excited director of a new start-up company and the morning mail or email check reveals a Cease and Desist Letter from either a firm of solicitors or someone who you have upset!

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5 smart strategies of building a lasting business

April 15, 2016

I want to focus in this article about how to build a lasting sustainable business – a legacy if you like. I know it’s very easy to fall into the ‘get rich quick’ mode, only focusing on the bottom line perhaps only looking for the easy options.

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