December 2012 Archive

Young drivers and the drink drive limit

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According to new research carried out by the Red Driving School, 79% of the 1,000 young people surveyed aged between 17 to 24 years failed to identify the drink drive limit in the UK as being 80 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood. More …

The failure of tax avoidance schemes sees an increase in claims against professionals

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The autumn statement by the Chancellor has yet again focused everyone's minds on questions of tax rates and VAT increases. More …

Facebook: the latest lessons for employers

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We analyse the well-publicised case concerning an employee's demotion for his Facebook comments together with other recent developments. More …

The corporate structure designed specifically for charities

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Charities seeking the benefits of incorporation can currently set up as a company limited by guarantee, but many are put off by the additional administrative burden of dual registration and dual regulation under both charity law and company law. More …

Financing your start-up: Seed enterprise investment

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In the current market, entrepreneurs need to work hard to fund start-up ventures. With bank lending remaining elusive, start-ups have been increasingly drawn to offering equity-based investments. More …

On your divorce, do you need to worry about the press airing your dirty laundry in public?

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A recent case involving a husband and wife's financial claims arising from their divorce will provide some comfort to those worried that their dirty laundry will be aired in public. More …

What to consider when purchasing a property for your business

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Whether you are a new tech start-up or a more established company, property will be important to your business, in some shape or form. More …