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What business legal templates do you need to sell your business?

Selling a business will involve a legal process and require a number of legal documents. Which documents are necessary will depend on whether the transaction is structured as the sale of shares or the sale of assets. Once this decision has been made and agreed, the legal process can start with preliminary documents such as ...

What should an employment contract include?

Employment contracts come in many different forms. Usually, the more senior the employee, the longer and more detailed the employment contract will be. Certain particulars must, as a legal minimum requirement, be provided to employees in relation to their employment terms. Employment contracts will usually then cover additional matters over and above the legal minimum ...

Why you may need a confidentiality agreement template

It is crucial that you take the necessary steps to protect confidential and commercially sensitive information before you provide it to someone you want to do business with and who needs to see it.  In this blog, we look at when you might need a confidentiality agreement (or NDA), the different types to consider and ...

Why due diligence is important

Businesses start commercial relationships and make agreements with other organisations and people on a daily basis, including customers, suppliers, employees, lenders and investors. Due diligence reduces the commercial, legal, financial and reputational risks which come with business transactions. What is due diligence? It’s important for businesses to know who they are dealing with, what their ...

Employment Legal Templates 101: Best Practice

Legal documents enable businesses and the people they deal with, whether their employees, their suppliers, or their clients, to have a clear, mutual understanding of their roles and responsibilities, liabilities, and the available recourse should a breach of contract occur. Preferably, business documents should be clearly written in plain English. They should be free from ...

Why use Amendment and Restatement agreements?

An Amendment and Restatement Agreement is a convenient and efficient way to make changes to a commercial agreement. The amendments made and the original agreement are encompassed in a single, complete document rather than being spread across multiple sources and materials. What are amendment and restatement agreements? There are generally no legal rules as to ...

How do our legal documents help you?

Well written legal documents contribute to the overall success and sustainability of any business. They can protect valuable assets, bring clarity to key relationships, reduce risk and ensure that your company’s operations align with the law. With the right legal documents in place, you can concentrate on other key aspects of your business, assured and ...

Why Business contracts are important

What is a business contract? A business contract is simply an agreement which binds the parties to it, which the law will enforce if one party doesn’t adhere to its conditions. Agreements come in many shapes and sizes, and you probably enter into more of them than you realise. Contracts can be formal or informal. ...
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Non-Disclosure Agreements: Friend or Foe?

There isn't a week that goes by without Non-Disclosure Agreements or NDAs making news, and it's not hard to see why.

It would be rude not! We’re talking Shareholder Agreements here…

Causing about as much frisson and political fallout as a Prenup, you’ll be glad of that Shareholder’s agreement when the company forecast is stormy.
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