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Legal Tips For New Business Owners and Freelancers

by constructaquote - 11 April 2017


Failing to deal with certain legal issues properly can lead to serious and unnecessary problems down the line – particularly when it comes to exiting the business.

Employment, property, contracts and health and safety are just some of things that can cause issues for businesses.

As a business owner, it’s paramount to do everything within your means to limit complications and keep the business up and running. But how do you go about safeguarding a business?

In this article, we’ll look at five steps you can action to shield your company from lawsuits.

Operating Legally

Make sure your business is operating legally. Do research in advance; check if you need permits, licenses or permissions before supplying any services or products.

There are many cases of businesses operating legally and receiving hefty fines because they didn’t have an operating license.

Get Insurance

Protecting your business against all outcomes is really important – especially when you’re a small business. Insurance helps you save money and time as well as peace of mind when issues occur.

To learn more about insurance and get a quote click here.

Intellectual Property

Protecting your intellectual property is crucial. Without protection, you risk having images, products, names, and ideas stolen.

Research information about patents, trademarks, and copyright laws to ensure you’re safeguarding your business.

Legal Support

Legal disputes can occur with customers, suppliers or even members of the public. Having the right support is crucial when it comes to running the business smoothly.

Without support, you run a risk of costly advice, time-consuming procedures and loss of earnings due to downtime.

We offer Commercial Legal and Tax Investigation insurance covering a wide range of businesses and needs. Find out what we offer here.


Contracts are an essential requirement for any business dealings. Contracts cover employees, investors, contractors and any other business involvements.

There are too many issues that can take place without them including customers or clients that refuse to pay for your product or service.

The legal aspects involved in running a business are some of the most important processes a business can face.

Get in touch with us today to find out more about legal support, insurance and safeguarding your business.