Avoid Legal Pitfalls for Small Businesses: An essential reference guide to law and litigation for SMEs

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John Murray Press, Feb 24, 2012 - Business & Economics - 208 pages

Do you want to protect yourself from all the legal pitfalls in planning, setting up and running your SME? Then let one of the UK's leading law firms guide you through the minefield with this book - the best quick reference to all of those risks and how to avoid them,

With a practical approach that takes you from:

Pre-start up ( Operating structures; Restrictions preventing start up; Corporate finance considerations)

Through start-up (Shareholder/partnership agreements and exit strategies; Property/premises issues; Employment of staff, including drafting contracts of employment; Supplier contracts; Customer/client contracts; Protecting IP rights)

To practical ongoing SME pitfalls (IP rights and disputes; Owner disputes; HR/employee problems; Health and Safety problems; PI claims and HSE prosecutions; Supplier disputes; Customer disputes including debt collection; Merger & Acquisitions activity including issues related to disposing of a business)

This invaluable book could save you from legal and financial disaster: a great value resource for every small to medium business.

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About the author (2012)

Bevans Solicitors (London and Bristol, UK): A team of small business experts from Bevans Solicitors, headed up by 3 senior partners: Guy Hollebon, Alex Bevan and Lucinda Bromfield

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