Category: Buying a Business

Buying a Business- the Importance of research

Buying a business is quite possibly one of the biggest investments that you will make. Therefore it is important that before you embark on your project you are aware of the correct steps you need to follow. This will ensure that the process is as streamlined as possible and will also save you potential worries further down the line

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Heads of Terms

If you are thinking about selling a business, drafting and finalising Heads of Terms is crucial, for so many reasons…Abigail Boxall of Solent University looks at a few

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Insolvency and Trade Marks

A trade mark, as we are all aware is an intangible asset which is imperative to a company’s brand, but what happens if the brand goes in to liquidation?

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Insolvency and Trade Marks

A trade mark, as we are all aware is an intangible asset which is imperative to a company’s brand, but what happens if the brand goes in to liquidation?

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Consumer protection and consumer rights

The Consumer Rights Act is due to come in to force by 1 October 2015. After the Competition and Market’s Authority (‘CMA’) reported we are all paying far too much for our energy bills, will the CRA come to Using unfair contractual terms or notices can have a number of consequences for your business. Most importantly, they will not be binding on a consumer. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Trading Standards and other regulatory bodies might apply for an injunction to prevent you from using a term in your T&Cs, even if no complaint has been received. Alternatively, a regulatory body might request an undertaking from you that the term will no longer be used. This poses a reputational risk for traders, as, in both instances, the CMA will publish details of any application for an injunction or undertaking that is accepted. consumer’s rescue?

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