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How to register your trade mark: Three simple steps for solopreneurs

- April 5, 2024 5 MIN READ

It’s understandable why so many solopreneurs don’t register their trade marks; it can often seem like a complicated and costly process. Jacqui Pryor, founder of MMW Trademark Services, sheds light on this trend and explains why solopreneurs should actually pay attention to their intellectual property. Some business owners have their hands full with everything that… Read more »

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Your 2024 essential small business review

- January 1, 2024 4 MIN READ

Running a small business demands a keen eye on the legal and strategic aspects shaping your business’s success. Focusing solely on the day-to-day operations will restrict your growth over time. As we usher in 2024, it’s the perfect time for small business owners to conduct a simple but comprehensive review of what’s happening in their… Read more »

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5 legal tips for navigating Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales

- November 7, 2023 3 MIN READ

  The excitement of Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be palpable for consumers and businesses. These shopping extravaganzas offer small businesses the perfect opportunity to boost their sales and attract new customers. However, small businesses must stay legally compliant amidst the flurry of discounts and deals, advises Shalini Nandan-Singh, founder of Legally Shalini. 5… Read more »

Do you know the different tax implications of different business structures?

Business structures and your key tax obligations

- October 9, 2023 6 MIN READ

  So, you’re setting up a new business and you need to know the tax implications.  The first question you’ll need to consider is what structure to use. Do you form a company, do you operate through a trust or do you simply set yourself up as a sole trader? asks Mark Chapman, Director of… Read more »

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How to avoid the risks of was/now pricing

- October 3, 2023 3 MIN READ

  In the dynamic landscape of small businesses, pricing and advertising are like two sides of the same coin. Entrepreneurs often employ various strategies to attract customers and increase sales. A widely used tactic is ‘was/now’ or ‘two-price’ advertising. It can be a powerful tool but comes with its fair share of complexities and legal… Read more »

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Why relying on AI for your contracts is risky business

- September 5, 2023 3 MIN READ

In the age of technological marvels, the allure of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is undeniable. From streamlining processes to enhancing customer experiences, AI’s potential seems boundless. Yet, is entrusting AI the smart choice when it comes to complex matters like business contracts? asks Shalini Nandan-Singh founder of Love Your Legals AI has undoubtedly revolutionised various industries,… Read more »

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How working with affiliates can grow your business

- August 7, 2023 4 MIN READ

  Working with affiliates can be a game-changer in the small business world, allowing you to expand your reach, increase revenue, and enhance brand visibility, explains Shalini Nandan-Singh, founder of Love Your Legals. What’s an affiliate? An affiliate is an individual or entity that partners with a business or brand to promote its products or… Read more »

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Confidentiality is key: Why every entrepreneur needs a Non-Disclosure Agreement

- June 5, 2023 5 MIN READ

  Whether your business has been operating for decades or you are excited about a fresh idea under development, you need a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), explains legal expert Shalini Nandan-Singh. In movies and on television, it seems like Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are only for famous people and top-secret projects. The reality is they are a… Read more »