Self-Employment

Self-employed? Read up on some key legal aspects including signing agreements and your rights

Are you going self-employed? Are you aware of the legal requirements involved in running your own business? Find out what your rights are, what you can expect from contracts like non-compete agreements and more. Since you'll be 100% responsible for your actions, it's worth looking at our articles for information on some key legal aspects of going it alone.

The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

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The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

Uber's defeat in a recent employment tribunal will have a huge impact on the company, but what are the wider implications for the gig economy as a whole?

4 FAQs for Freelancers

4 FAQs for Freelancers

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4 FAQs for Freelancers

From long-term freelancing, to non-compete agreements and working from home, these four FAQs should help you understand your rights as a freelancer.

Freelancing vs Full-Time Employment

Freelancing vs Full-Time Employment

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Freelancing vs Full-Time Employment

What would work best for you? The freedom of freelancing or the stability of employment work. Check out this article about the pros and cons of each.

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.

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?

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?

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?

​Tips on Finance for Sole Traders

​Tips on Finance for Sole Traders

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​Tips on Finance for Sole Traders

Understanding small business finance is essential for sole traders who are just starting up. Read our tips before you order those trendy business cards!