Legal Contracts

Signing a legal contract binds you to an agreement, so get advice before making the commitment

Whether you're about to sign a non-disclosure agreement or a supplier contract, understanding the implications of making commitments in business is crucial. Once you've committed, getting out of a contract could cost you. In this section of the Knowledge Hub, we cover all kinds of business contracts, what's involved, what to look out for and other valuable advice.

8 Tips For Entering into Introduction Agreements

8 Tips For Entering into Introduction Agreements

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8 Tips For Entering into Introduction Agreements

Patrick McCallum of Wright Hassall LLP talks us through eight steps business owners should take when entering into an introduction agreement

A Small Business' Guide to Checking Contracts

A Small Business' Guide to Checking Contracts

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A Small Business' Guide to Checking Contracts

LawBite's Diane Pearce shares her expert knowledge on how to check legal contracts as a small business owner, along with exploring the commercial implications of Brexit

Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

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Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

Setting up or altering a UK partnership business requires some practical and legal knowledge; these FAQs should help you get your company up and running.

Understanding Your Legal Rights as an Employee

Understanding Your Legal Rights as an Employee

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Understanding Your Legal Rights as an Employee

Your employer should (of course) abide by employment law, but a wise employee should always seek to understand his or her legal rights.

A Licence to Kill

A Licence to Kill

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A Licence to Kill

If you’re operating solely within the UK, there's often no need to obtain a business licence. However, specific licences may be required in your sector.

Franchisees and The Law

Franchisees and The Law

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Franchisees and The Law

What separates business owners and franchisees when things start to turn sour and where do you stand?

Ask Fleximize: LLC

Ask Fleximize: LLC

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Ask Fleximize: LLC

This week we're answering the pressing questions on the lips of everybody connected to a Limited Liability Company (LLC)

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.

​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.

​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?

Finding a Manufacturer

Finding a Manufacturer

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Finding a Manufacturer

Key points to think about when looking for and setting up a new manufacturer relationship.

Employment and Supply Contracts

Employment and Supply Contracts

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Employment and Supply Contracts

We’re all guilty of skim-reading a contract, but there are key T&Cs that should be always be noted and read in detail. Failing to do so could spell trouble.

How to Transfer Your Business Assets

How to Transfer Your Business Assets

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How to Transfer Your Business Assets

We take a look at how to transfer business assets, and the reasons why you need to ensure you seek professional guidance when doing so

What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

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What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

What is an FTC, and advice renewing and ending fixed-term employment contracts.

Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

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Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Non-disclosure agreements (NDA) are common across industries. But do you know what you are signing and what happens if you breach the contract?

What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

What does a workers’ compensation scheme cover, who does it protect and when is it used?