Legal matters for small businesses: Resources for small business owners
Should the VAT threshold be lower or higher?
Join an online event on 14 February at 1.30pm to hear the arguments and share your view.
Carrying out right to work checks as an employer
As an employer, you must carry out right to work checks on all new staff - learn more about the process.
Business leases: Your legal rights as a tenant
Find out how the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 affects your business premises lease and renewal rights.
Commercial leases: Some common terms you'll find in a lease agreement
Understand the wording in your lease agreements and how these terms affect your relationship with your landlord.
Business premises: Lease length, break clauses and rent reviews
When you're looking for business premises, always think ahead before agreeing a lease with a landlord.
Taking a proactive approach to health and safety
Health and safety don't have to be complicated. It's all about spotting where things could go wrong and fixing it.
Starting a business in Ireland: Sole trader or limited company?
Which one you choose depends on your attitude towards risk, taxes, and obligations for keeping to the law.
How to set up a limited company in Ireland: A step-by-step guide
Unlike a sole trader, setting up a company will limit the risk you take and protect your personal assets.
How to register as a sole trader
We look at what it means to be a sole trader working for yourself, and the process of registering with HMRC.
Health and safety: Reporting accidents and incidents
It's common to experience accidents, near misses and incidents in any industry. But what do you do when they occur?
Health and safety: How to win big corporate contracts
Discover the key areas of health and safety you must focus on to win big corporate contracts.
How to protect your business: Download our guide to small business insurance
A guide to help you understand small business insurance and make informed decisions to protect your interests.
What insurance do I need when running a business from home?
Find out when you need insurance for a home-based business, the types of cover you may consider and how much to buy.
How to register your small business (2024)
Learn how to choose the correct business structure, register your business and protect your intellectual property.
Data protection: How to make sure your small business is following the law
Are you a start-up or small business looking to understand data protection laws and how you can obey them?
Food labelling: What information should your labels give customers?
Don't spoil all the hard work you've put into your product development! Learn the legal basics around food labelling.
Statutory sick pay: What employers in Ireland need to know and do now
Under the legislation, employers are obliged to provide a minimum number of paid sick days annually from 2023.
How to perfect the art of networking
Networking is a valuable undertaking for any small business owner.
How to value your business in five easy steps
It's imperative to ensure your business is properly valued.
To trademark or not to trademark?
That is the question many start-ups face. Here are the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.