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Shock result: The election outcome caught many off guard

Shock result: The election outcome caught many off guard

Many were surprised by the election result: but as the dust settles how will small businesses find themselves and their environment affected?

How the gambling industry is affecting the UK economy

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Enforcing trade mark rights in China is still a challenge

The new trade mark laws in China have been in place for one year now: so how does the land lie in the the Eastern powerhouse?

Budget 2015: What the experts want vs what they expect

How will chancellor George Osborne look to woo both businesses and individual voters with this final pre-election budget? Top names from the field give their views

Employers split on future of tribunal fees

Lack of consensus prevails on highly divisive legal issue as tribunal cases fall 70%

How Osborne can use Budget to counter uncertainty with tax incentives

Budget box: Will small business receive a boost on Wednesday?

Looking ahead to the Budget on 18 March 2015, tax specialists at accountancy firm Clement Keys are urging the Chancellor to use the tax regime to encourage long-term thinking and promote political and economic certainty

A March 2015 Budget wish-list for businesses

The final budget before May’s General Election will take place next Wednesday, with chancellor George Osborne set to unveil the Government’s plans for Britain’s economy over the next year. Here’s a rundown of what businesses can expect and also would like to see

Would capping EU Immigration be the demise of British businesses?

It remains to be seen what tightening borders would do for UK industry

Katrina Cooper, counsel at Faegre Baker Daniels, examines whether any government pledge to curb immigration would risk Britain's prosperity and impede business.

What parents of teenage tech entrepreneurs should know about the law

Entrepreneurs are getting younger by the day as tools open children up to idea and business creation at a much younger age. Robert Taylor, consultant IP and media solicitor at Cubism Law, examines what the legal implications of setting up a company at this stage are.

How the UK Bribery Act may be extended

Bribery can range from a dirty envelope to forms of corporate hospitality

As a piece of legislation that is now three years old, Melanie Wadsworth, partner at Faegre Baker Daniels, explains how the Bribery Act may have its remit increased.

The UK's new Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Transparency is nothing to be scared of

In light of the government's new Enterprise Bill, Edward Craft and Charlotte Baker, partner and senior associate at Wedlake Bell, examine what transparency regulation means for SMEs.

Transparency of company beneficial ownership 

Edward Craft and Marlies Braun, partner and senior associate at Wedlake Bell, looks at what a beneficial owner is and how new regulation brings it into the business spotlight.

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