Eight Reasons to Start a Limited Company

From increased flexibility to setting your own salary, working for yourself seems an attractive prospect – to some, it’s a no-brainer. But deciding whether...
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Your Legal Rights When Facing Redundancy

Dealing with redundancy is difficult at any stage of your life or career. Whether you feel angry, vulnerable, depressed, or ready for a new challenge,...

Handling an Allegation of Discrimination: Formal Methods

If an allegation of discrimination is made within the workplace, there are several steps that must be followed – from investigation to informal resolution...
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Contract Termination: Dismissal and Redundancy

Working life is full of difficult decisions and conversations - none more so than those surrounding the termination of a contract. But contrary to what...

Resolving a Complaint of Employee Discrimination: Informal Methods

Our recently-published guides, ‘‘How to Handle Discrimination in the Workplace’ and ‘Investigating a Complaint of Workplace Discrimination’, provide an overview of the steps that...
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Overlooked Assets to Include in Your Will

One of the main reasons for writing a will is to ensure that your assets - items of financial or sentimental value - are...

The Ajuve ‘Legal Eagle’ Dictionary: General Business Jargon Explained (O-Z)

The final blog in our ‘general business jargon’ series will arm you with all the phrases you need to succeed – from contracts to...
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What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will?

Dying without a will is known as dying intestate - a situation which can cause a great deal of confusion and financial concern for...

The Ajuve ‘Legal Eagle’ Dictionary: Typical Business Terminology Explained (I-N)

As a manager or business owner, you’re expected to meet with accountants and sign contracts on a fairly frequent basis – but that doesn’t...
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Writing a Will: Your Responsibility as Parents

Every adult with assets - be that a house, business, savings, or precious items such as jewellery - should think about making a will. However,...

The Ajuve ‘Legal Eagle’ Dictionary: Business Jargon Explained (E-H)

Flummoxed by financial terminology? Contemplating contracts and not sure what certain phrases mean? Never fear: Ajuve’s series of glossaries will help you untangle business terminology...
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How to Make a Will: First Steps

Writing a will is one of those tricky subjects that we all know we should think about - but would really rather not. In...

The Ajuve ‘Legal Eagle’ Dictionary: Common Business Terms Explained (A-D)

Before embarking on the business of, well, business – like filing returns, signing contracts or pitching for a new client - it’s essential that...
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The Consumer Credit Act (Section 75): Understanding Your Rights

Though some people bemoan our increasingly cashless society, paying for high ticket purchases using a credit card isn't just convenient - it is also...
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Returns and Refunds: A Consumer Guide

When we stumbled across a harried consumer struggling to understand whether she had the right to return something that wasn't fit for purpose, the...

Why Has Uber Been Banned in London?

On 22nd September 2017, Transport for London announced that Uber’s London arm would not be issued with a new private hire operator licence. Uber’s...

Investigating a Complaint of Workplace Discrimination

Dealing with allegations of workplace discrimination can be tricky. As an employer, it is not only extremely important that you handle the issue judiciously,...

Small Business Tax: An Overview

It's the bit of business that we love to hate. But as the oft-cited phrase states, tax is one of only two certainties in...

How to Handle Discrimination in the Workplace

An accusation of discrimination in the workplace should be taken seriously and handled with care – whether you are the employee making the complaint,...
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Children and the Law

In Britain, a child is understood as any person under the age of 18, and the law prescribes special protection and provision until they...