A ‘How-To’ guide on UK business incorporation – is it for you?

In this blog post, Harry, provides a summary of company incorporation in the UK. This post contains general information and links to further guidance. It is not intended to comprise legal advice. If you are considering incorporation, please seek the advice of a legal professional. Incorporation is the process by which a new or existing … Continue reading A ‘How-To’ guide on UK business incorporation – is it for you?

Corporate Regulation within Football & The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Professional football is a sport that transcends ninety minutes of entertainment. It has deep-rooted history and importance within local communities having a distant impact on the public. Currently, the major English leagues utilise the ‘Owners’ and Directors’ Test’ under section F of the Premier League Handbook as well as appendix 3 of the EFL Regulations … Continue reading Corporate Regulation within Football & The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities

A ‘legal structure’ describes the form a business, or in this case a charity, chooses to take when setting up. It will determine the way in which you operate, and the different options vary in terms of the registration process, financial liability, tax implications and ability to enter into contracts. For a long time many … Continue reading 400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities

What should you do to incorporate your standard terms and conditions into your contracts with customers?

In order to ensure that your terms and conditions apply to contracts with your customers, it is essential that you draw your customer’s attention to the terms and conditions prior to the contract being formed. It is not enough for you to have your terms and conditions displayed on your website or referred to on … Continue reading What should you do to incorporate your standard terms and conditions into your contracts with customers?

Protecting Neverland: Copyright Extensions for Charities

The law of copyright states that protection expires 75 years after the death of the author. Upon his death J.M Barrie left the rights to Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). As a special exception Great Ormond Street Hospital was given these rights in perpetuity (forever). Should we give the same extension to … Continue reading Protecting Neverland: Copyright Extensions for Charities

Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?

74 days to go... 74 days until the new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, businesses around Europe are beginning to speculate what this will mean for them and evaluating how they will need to begin to mould and adapt to the new changes in the law. Knowing how your organisation will be affected … Continue reading Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?