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Legal technology: Is it levelling the playing field for businesses?

To date the UK’s £29bn legal services market has widely avoided the disruptive impact of the digital revolution: but as Lexoo’s David Bushby explains, the landscape is changing, with technology now making it possible for entrepreneurs to access top quality legal advice at an affordable price

Why the economy always wins with casinos

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Gambling is big business – very big business – and it raises more than £2 billion every year in taxes alone.

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From bad to worse: how administration turned even uglier amid legal battles

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When a company goes under the administrators are responsible for selling the assets, but how far do those responsibilities stretch? This salutary tale explores that question

Key considerations for long-term auto-enrolment compliance

We've heard so much about auto-enrolment over the past 12 months you'd be forgiven for thinking the worst was over, but in truth for most small businesses the challenge is only just beginning: here's how to ensure you remain long-term compliant

Choosing a name while avoiding the blame

The name blame: Google's transition to Alphabet raised some issues

Picking a name can be an exciting time but also one fraught with danger: so read on to ensure you avoid the legal pitfalls

Star Wars domain dispute: The empire strikes back

After a decade of being in the hands of the rebels, Lucasfilm has finally wrestled back control of starwars.co.uk and a number of related domain names: so what are the rules in this epic cyberspace battle?

Immigration enforcement raids at workplaces: all you need to know

Illegal immigration: The government has announced a new crackdown on employers

The government is planning further crackdowns on hiring illegal immigrants: so how can you make sure you avoid punitive measures that are coming in soon?

Auto-enrolment: Are you one of the 500,000 extra businesses who need to comply?

As the Pension Regulator revises its forecast for business who need to comply with auto-enrolment: here's how to make sure you're compliant if you're now in the cross-hairs of the regulators

Pursuing legal action for a contract dispute 

Contract disputes: SMEs spend a significant amount of time dealing with the issue

Contract disputes can be a real headache for SMEs; especially when the other party has more financial and legal clout: so how can you make sure you're best prepared for the struggle ahead?

Ghost in the shell: How investing in dormant public companies can help you reach your AIM

Cash shells are public businesses that no longer trade, or in some cases never really did: but can they be useful in finding your way onto public platforms?

Automatic enrolment: SMEs should take the pension regulator's actions seriously

Businesses of ever-decreasing size are getting formal notification of their auto-enrolment duties: but are they listening to the message?

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