Posts Tagged ‘business’

Rating Revaluation 2010

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

IMG_5144-1Are you facing a substantial increase of your Business Rates?  Many of us will be as a result of this year’s Rating Revaluation. (more…)

Business Structures and the Legal Services (Scotland) Bill – The Way Forward?

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

RDMSAt the present, the Law prescribes that firms of solicitors can only be owned and controlled by solicitors.  Setting up partnerships with other professionals, such as accountants or surveyors is prohibited, as is investment by outside bodies. (more…)

Five Point Guide to Starting Your Own Business

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

newbusinessAccording to the Office for National Statistics, at the end of May 2009 there were 2.38 million unemployed people in the UK with the quarterly figures showing the largest increase in unemployed persons since comparable records began in 1971.  However, redundancy and poor employment opportunities have encouraged some to take the step to start up their own business.  Anyone doing so will probably have a good idea of the type of business they want to run, but may not be familiar with the legal and technical aspects of doing so.  There are five initial main points that anyone considering setting up in business should consider:- (more…)