Category: Business

premises-licence

How to Apply for a Premises Licence

Under the Licensing Act 2003 (England and Wales) and the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, a premises licence must be obtained to carry out certain prescribed licensable activities, including the sale of alcohol and the...

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Guide to the Licensing Act 2003

The Licensing Act 2003 governs the sale and supply of alcohol and late night refreshments and the provision of regulated entertainment in England and Wales. Under the 2003 Act the responsibility for the administration...

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Disqualification of Directors

A company director may face disqualification if they are found to have failed to fulfil their legal responsibilities by participating in unfit conduct, or wrongful or fraudulent trading. Common grounds for director disqualification could...

misrepresentations in contract law

Misrepresentations in Contract Law

A misrepresentation is a statement made during contract negotiations that is put forward as a fact or as law but is untrue, that induces a party to enter into a contract resulting in loss...

contract disputes

Advice on Contract Disputes

Contract disputes are an unpleasant but relatively common feature in the business world. They are potentially very disruptive, often siphoning time, energy and money that would be better spent elsewhere. However, with the right...

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What is a Liquidated Damages Clause

A liquidated damages clause is a provision which represents an agreement between parties as to the payment that should be made if a particular contractual term is breached. Where a liquidated damages clause is...

intellectual property protection

Guide to Intellectual Property Protection

What is intellectual property? Intellectual property relates to the ownership of different types of literary, artistic and industrial creations. From inventions to innovative designs, intellectual property can prove to be extremely valuable, not only...

what is a trademark

What is a Trademark?

The definition of a trademark The trademark has become the hallmark of modern consumer society. It is a commercially recognised way of indicating origin, quality and reputation. As such, a distinctive trademark can be...

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Proof of Right to Work in the UK

Under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all employers are required to meet their duties to prevent illegal working in the UK by carrying out document checks to ensure that anyone who applies...

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Sponsor Licence Compliance Guidance

As a licensed sponsor you have a number of duties and responsibilities so as to ensure compliance with the immigration rules and prevent abuse of the system – both by you as a sponsoring...