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Category: Employment

Navigating the American Dream: Strategic Insights for Startups Expanding to the US

We all know that being a startup or small business is equally exciting and daunting. Let’s not kid, breaking into a saturated market, being competitive and having the right resources and sufficient funding is not always achievable alone from the get go. With this in mind, accelerator programmes can be of immense value, from both a financial perspective, as well as from a business growth outlook…

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Expanding Your Startup to the UK: A Founder’s Guide to Growth and Success

We all know that being a startup or small business is equally exciting and daunting. Let’s not kid, breaking into a saturated market, being competitive and having the right resources and sufficient funding is not always achievable alone from the get go. With this in mind, accelerator programmes can be of immense value, from both a financial perspective, as well as from a business growth outlook…

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5 Legal Requirements Directors Must Know About A Company Secretary

We all know that being a startup or small business is equally exciting and daunting. Let’s not kid, breaking into a saturated market, being competitive and having the right resources and sufficient funding is not always achievable alone from the get go. With this in mind, accelerator programmes can be of immense value, from both a financial perspective, as well as from a business growth outlook…

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Stephanie Dominy joins the team at Seven Legal

Convertible Loan Notes (CLNs), Advance Subscription Agreements (ASAs) and SAFE Notes can offer start-ups vital bridging finances between formal funding rounds, in exchange for future equity. Discover how each funding type works, the key differences between them (including SEIS/EIS eligibility) and the benefits for start-ups.

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Changes to the Employment Rights Act: do your contracts comply?

Are you aware of recent changes to the Employment Rights Act? These critical changes introduce new requirements for UK employers. For example, employers must now provide details of any training entitlement that they provide. This can be a challenge where there are different training requirements for different roles.

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