Employing consultants and self-employed people can be tricky business. Here's an expert guide to make sure your consultancy agreement is fair and legal.
Lawsuits often stem from copyright infringement, plagiarism, or inaccurate details surrounding true events. In some cases, a lawsuit is wrapped up quickly, but here several famous copyright infringements that led to legal action.
What do sex toys, architects and vineyards have in common? They are all sectors that could be claiming for Research and Development Tax Credit, according to R&D specialists RIFT Research and Development. We look at the top industries that could do with making the most of what the Government has to offer.
With Brexit on the verge of ‘getting done’ Alison Horner, indirect tax partner at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, looks at the outlook for VAT in 2020, arguing companies need to adapt both to changes brought about by Brexit and from new EU measures to combat fraud.
It was difficult to miss GDPR coming into force last May. The press was awash with horror stories on what could go wrong. But shall we take a look at what’s ‘right’ about GDPR?
The introduction of the Right to Buy scheme in the United Kingdom has successfully helped thousands of first-time buyers get on to the property ladder.
When starting a business there are many different things to consider, from where your premises will be, to how many staff and what positions you hire first.
If you run a business, what first comes to mind when making your list of must-have insurances?
Surveillance is a great way to enhance the security of your business. It not only lets you keep a watchful eye on your premises, but also acts as a visual deterrent to potential intruders. For small business owners, a burglary can have a substantial financial (as well as emotional) impact.
Cybersecurity is something every business is aware of. But far from the caricatures of hoodie-wearing teenagers looking to make a quick buck, cybercrime is now an extremely well-funded sector that is often sponsored by governments and criminal organisations motivated by the promise of hefty returns.
What happens when an employee simply doesn’t turn up to work one day? As an employer, you have an obligation to ensure their safety at work, and even when they’re not there, such as when you encounter an empty desk with no prior warning or notice. Although there might be a genuine reason for an unsolicited absence, there is a chance that the employee might have taken another job. In this case, you need to be armed with the right legal information to deal with the situation effectively.