Business Management

Business managment advice is essential when running a sustainable, successful venture

Whether you've been in business for 30 years or 3 months, every entrepreneur needs business management advice and inspiration from time to time. In this section we’ll explore everything to do with entrepreneurship – from mindset to ideation, from starting up to leadership. We’ll also look at the economics and finances, and the processes that makes business more efficient.

Online Inventory Management Systems

Online Inventory Management Systems

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Online Inventory Management Systems

If you want to streamline your production and distribution process, it may well be worth investing in an online inventory management system.

Non-Compete Clauses for Freelancers (Part 2)

Non-Compete Clauses for Freelancers (Part 2)

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Non-Compete Clauses for Freelancers (Part 2)

Freelancers: find out what your options are for exiting a non-compete clause that could be blocking you moving on in your career.

Non-Compete Clauses for Freelance (Part 1)

Non-Compete Clauses for Freelance (Part 1)

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Non-Compete Clauses for Freelance (Part 1)

Freelancers: always pay attention to the small print in non-compete clauses in supplier contracts. Read Part 1 of our article on this vital issue.

What is Passing Off?

What is Passing Off?

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What is Passing Off?

Passing off acts as an actionable legal proceeding against an infringer of IP rights.

Why Mobile Banking Really Matters

Why Mobile Banking Really Matters

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Why Mobile Banking Really Matters

We explore how Mobile Banking works and why mobile payment technology should really matter to you.

Your Small Business… On Mobile

Your Small Business… On Mobile

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Your Small Business… On Mobile

Apple’s NFC offering – Apple Pay – has opened a new, broad consciousness to a future of card-less, cash-less payment. The space isn’t empty, though.

Copyright Claims: Is There a Defence?

Copyright Claims: Is There a Defence?

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Copyright Claims: Is There a Defence?

Are you facing a claim issued against you for infringing someone’s copyright? If so, all is not lost - there may be a defence available to you.

Poaching Employees

Poaching Employees

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Poaching Employees

How to avoid getting into legal hot water when headhunting competitor's staff, and preventing their own staff from being poached.

Introduction to Entrepreneurial Copyright

Introduction to Entrepreneurial Copyright

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Introduction to Entrepreneurial Copyright

Entrepreneurial ​rights offer protection to people who take the time to invest in creativity, but differ from literary, drama, music or art copyright.

Business Owners: Be Ready to Make Key Decisions

Business Owners: Be Ready to Make Key Decisions

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Business Owners: Be Ready to Make Key Decisions

Everyone knows that business owners have to make some tough decisions. But which are the most difficult? And how do you prepare for them?

​Minority Shareholder Rights

​Minority Shareholder Rights

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​Minority Shareholder Rights

A minority shareholder is the David to the majority's Goliath. Know your rights and how you can fight against the Majority Rule.

Acas and Employment Disputes

Acas and Employment Disputes

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Acas and Employment Disputes

An overview of the role of Acas' role in employment dispute resolution.

How the Employment Appeal Tribunal Works

How the Employment Appeal Tribunal Works

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How the Employment Appeal Tribunal Works

Feel a tribunal decision is wrong? Maybe it’s time for the EAT. We explain how to appeal.

​Non-Compete Clause: The Ins and Outs

​Non-Compete Clause: The Ins and Outs

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​Non-Compete Clause: The Ins and Outs

Non-compete clauses are commonplace in the commercial world, so if you’ve signed one but you’re considering your options, here's all you need to know.

​Trademarks: The Basics

​Trademarks: The Basics

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​Trademarks: The Basics

A trademark is a distinguishing mark used to set your products and services aside from your competitors, and here's why it's important for your business.

Security on a Loan: Mortgages, and Fixed and Floating Charges

Security on a Loan: Mortgages, and Fixed and Floating Charges

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Security on a Loan: Mortgages, and Fixed and Floating Charges

Security against business loans comes in different forms, here we explain mortgages, and how fixed and floating charges work.

Shareholders’ Rights and Unfair Prejudice

Shareholders’ Rights and Unfair Prejudice

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Shareholders’ Rights and Unfair Prejudice

We explain unfair prejudice and how it can affect company shareholders. If you think you're a victim, read our guidance and examples.

​Introduction to Non-Disclosure Agreements

​Introduction to Non-Disclosure Agreements

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​Introduction to Non-Disclosure Agreements

What is a non-disclosure agreement, and why would I need to sign or draft one?

Cut Costs Via Outsourcing & Automation

Cut Costs Via Outsourcing & Automation

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Cut Costs Via Outsourcing & Automation

Outsourcing to experts and agencies, and using admin automation can help SMEs save money.

Trademark Registration Isn’t Everlasting

Trademark Registration Isn’t Everlasting

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Trademark Registration Isn’t Everlasting

Just because you have registered your trademark, it doesn’t mean that it remains registered. Here's what you need to do to maintain its registered status.