Archive | September, 2015

Bhavini Kalaria
How to Enforce a Verbal Contract

Verbal contracts are a common occurrence for the self-employed, with deals often being settled over the phone or with a handshake over a cup of coffee. However, verbal contracts can prove problematic when agreements fall through or when there are misunderstandings. This can leads to disputes which may be damaging to your reputation and that […]

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Beyzade beyzade
Are you or your business owed money? Are you intending to issue a bankruptcy petition?

Changes in the law with effect from 1st October 2015 After a consultation, the Government have announced changes to levels for Creditor Bankruptcy Petitions. The changes will take effect from the 1st October 2015 and introduce the following:- The level of minimum debt that can trigger bankruptcy will rise from £750 to £5,000. As the […]

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Shamaila Khan
UK HOME OFFICE INTRODUCES REQUIREMENT FOR CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS BEFORE APPLYING FOR TIER 1 ENTREPRENEUR OR TIER 1 INVESTOR VISAS

From 1 September 2015, Applicants applying for a Tier 1 (Investor) or Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa will have to provide a criminal record certificate from every country they have lived in continuously for 12 months or more during the previous 10 years. This new requirement will be relevant to the Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier […]

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Kishan Bhatt
What to Include in Your Terms of Business

Your company’s terms of business, also referred to as its ‘terms and conditions’ are one of the most important legal documents your business will need, as they specify all of your business’ legal policies in respect of the products or services it provides to customers. Well drafted terms and conditions can limit your liability, help […]

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