The world of business can be complicated. Whether you own a limited company with yourself as the sole employee or are a leader of a market leading organisation, the challenges are similar only on a different scale.
As a business leader or business owner you need to know all the ins and outs of running a business including taxation; employment rights; trading laws across different borders; health &safety; risk management; GDPR & data protection; security; cyber; property & premises; financial management and much more!
This list is not exhaustive, but only an indicator of what you are required to know about. Running a business can be daunting and at time it can be a very lonely existence, especially in times as hard as we have experienced during the Coronavirus pandemic.
As a business leader you will be posed with questions that you may struggle to answer If you are leading a large organisation, you will no doubt have specialist teams to deal with any issues that may arise. What if you are a freelancer or contractor who owns a limited company or a sole trader, where do you look for help?
…but how will you know if the advice you receive is correct?
The Markel Law Hub is an online resource containing a range of documents and articles to help you manage the various laws you can encounter when running a business.
Split into 14 legal categories, the hub covers:
As well as providing Legal Health Check questionnaires to help you assess your company’s compliance against UK laws and best practice, so you can plan for improvements.
The hub provides value for business professionals from organisations of all sizes, including small business owners, freelancers and contractors.
There are two ways you can access the Markel Law Hub.