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Latest Employment News for Small Businesses

Posted: 8th January 2018

By: Kay Heald

There’s always lots of changes to keep an eye on when you are managing people – this is a short summary rounding up relevant law changes and employment information for…

Common food safety mistakes made by a growing food and drink business.

Posted: 12th December 2017

By: Louise Roberts

You have a food and drink business producing brilliant products and this is the year to grow. You have identified the people in your target marketplaces (such as retailers) and…

Do you rent out property to tenants?

Posted: 31st January 2017

By: Tessa Shepperson

If so – are you SURE you are complying with all the rules?  It sounds like an easy way to make money, and if you do it properly it is,…

What is the Best Legal Status for my Business?

Posted: 1st December 2016

By: Sandra Garlick

So, you’ve had the great idea and now you actually want to start a business of your own. The problem is: What next? Well there is a very long list…

Sorting out finances on divorce

Posted: 11th October 2016

By: Helen Jackson

The Family Justice Council has issued guidance for litigants in person. With Legal aid no longer available to most people, even those on very low incomes, more & people have…

Guide to Trademarks

Posted: 11th May 2015

WIRE members regularly ask for advice on how they can make sure that no one “rips off” their business and their hard work by using their name or logo. The…

PENSION CHANGES – ARE YOU READY???

Posted: 9th February 2015

WIRE member and Financial Advisor Janet Gee says that the new pension arrangements, which come into force in April 2015, represent one of the biggest changes to financial planning in…