Business and commercial legal helpline
As an additional benefit of subscribing to the service, business clients receive unlimited access to a business legal helpline.
This is a 24-hour, 365 days a year telephone advice service manned by a highly experienced team of 70 barristers and solicitors.
The helpline provides a wide range of companies and organisations with commercial, employment and health and safety advice.
There are many areas within a business which, if not handled correctly, can take a substantial amount of resources to resolve.
The legal advisors will be at hand to provide you with details of the relevant and current legislation in respect of any guidance you may need on matters including:
- Intellectual Property
- Small claims court procedures
- Business tenancies
- Debt recovery
- Dealing with complaint letters (asserting rights)
- Dealing with statutory demands
Employment legislation can be a minefield and an incorrect decision could put your business into turmoil.
Therefore, the advice line can help to ensure your business remains compliant and proper, fair procedures are followed.
You can receive advice on matters including:
Health and Safety Advice
- Appraisal and disciplinary procedures
All businesses are required by law to undertake a full health and safety risk assessment of their premises and business procedures.
In the event of accidents, businesses could be involved in a civil claim for compensation and there could also be criminal prosecutions resulting in fines and even imprisonment.
You may receive advice on:
- Undertaking health and safety assessment
- Correct procedures in the workplace
- Understanding new legislation