Lex-Zone is a library of blogs, articles, some with videos, guidance notes and other useful materials that go into legal topics in more detail than we present on our many Business Help Desk pages with our core sections.

The contributors to Lex-Zone are primarily from our legal advice referral partners and individual lawyers and their law firms specialising in particular areas of law and who write with authority on their subject.

Access to Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution


Business Sale & Purchase


Apprenticeships and internships: the quick guide for small businesses

Commercial Property

Letting a commercial property as Trustee


When is an employee entitled to receive their contract of employment?

Business Essentials

Dealing with Covid-19 Debt– a look at how to manage the growing business debt mountain incurred during Covid-19

Joint Ventures– a core business structure for emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic

Convertibles & Write-Offs- managing Covid-19 debt– what to do about “unsustainable debt”

Corporate recovery and insolvency– If you’re taking on new or additional debts and concerned about solvency read this guidance page

Commercial Contracts- A Guide– Owning and running a business inevitably involves commercial contracts involved- this guide helps understand them

Commercial Contracts- Structure & Content– Demystifying some of the key provisions that turn up in commercial contracts

Business Start-Up Funding– When Government Covid-19 financial support may not reach start-ups finding alternative funding options is critical

Crowd Funding Explained– The essentials of Crowdfunding and an insight to the participants, risks and platforms

Private Equity Funding– Medium to long-term finance provided in return for an equity stake in potentially high-growth unquoted companies

Venture Capital– Venture capital invests in early-stage companies with strong growth potential

Guarantees, Indemnities & Warranties– Explaining these three important legal terms for commercial contracts and businesses

Ordinary, Secured and Preferred Creditors– Loan security & how business creditors rank in their priority, including personal guarantees

Is your business ready for the New World?– How to get your business fit for the post CV-19 world

Managing Your Cash Flow– Practical hands-on business support from those with experience

Critical Operational Decisions and Actions– Guidance for taking decisions and managing change through the Covid-19 crisis

Mothballing a building– Business premises may need to temporarily closed during Covid-19

The 5 insider tips to transform your leadership in a COVID and post-COVID world– Tips to help mange the changes and challenges required from leaders

Working from home survival check-list– Helpful tips and guidance on working from home

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