The crucial steps to take so your business is protected

A shake of a hand may seem enough if you are going into business with a family member, friend or former work colleague and even staff you take on, but don’t leave anything to chance when it comes to protecting the business, warns Marc Jones, partner and employment law specialist at Turbervilles Solicitors.

Restrictive covenants: Why you need to pay attention

Ignoring restrictive covenants can be one of the most expensive mistakes a small business can make. Failing to pay proper attention to a restrictive covenant in a new employee’s previous contract could mean the employer is taken to court.