10 questions every company should ask
- Do my employees have written particulars of employment as required by the Employment Rights Act 1996?
- Am I able to deal swiftly and effectively with poorly performing employees ?
- Am I sure I know whose terms and conditions apply to each of my contracts?
- Do I understand those terms and conditions?
- Do I understand the Commercial and Consumer Regulations that apply to my business AND am I constantly updated?
- Have I limited my liability to the maximum extent allowed by law?
- Do I fully understand how my business insurance performs if I have a dispute?
- Can I quickly recover trade debts?
- Am I happy to ring my solicitor for advice and not worry about the cost?
- Can my business find £50,000 or more to fund the cost of bringing or defending a claim?
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Jonathan Waters has over 12 years of experience advising businesses in relation to commercial disputes and how to avoid or resolve them. He has a particular interest in construction law and adjudication, and he is currently studying for an Msc in Construction Law & Dispute Resolution at King's College. Before starting Helix Law, he was the partner in charge of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law and Property Litigation at Stephen Rimmer LLP. He has a degree in Business Administration and before qualifying as a solicitor he worked in industry and investment banking for over a decade.
This article is written to raise awareness of the issues it discusses and it may not be updated after it is first written, even if the law changes. It is not intended to be legal advice and cannot be relied on as such. Helix Law is not responsible or liable for any action taken or not taken as a result of this article. If you think the matters set out affect you and you wish to apply them to your particular circumstances then we are happy to give you free initial telephone advice.