SERVICES

We can’t help you write a will, buy a house, help you sue someone or advise on tax or investments but, otherwise, we can do everything your old lawyer did. Only quicker and cheaper.

Fixed price

Most of our services are provided on a fixed-fee basis so you know exactly how much the task will cost from the outset. We will discuss your needs with you free of charge, provide a quote on a no obligation basis then stick to this price, even if it takes us longer than we had thought. If the scope changes then we will agree a new price before any additional work is started.

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Corporate

Confidentiality Agreement/NDA (One-way)

£250

Confidentiality Agreement/NDA (One-way)

£250

A one-way (long-form) confidentiality agreement (also called an NDA) which requires the party receiving the confidential information to not disclose that information for an agreed period of time.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Corporate

Confidentiality Agreement/NDA (Mutual)

Free

Confidentiality Agreement/NDA (Mutual)

Free

A short-form NDA requiring both parties to keep confidential any information disclosed by the other party during discussions about a new project, potential partnership or other stated purpose.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Corporate

Articles of Association

From £650

Articles of Association

From £650

If you are taking on new investment then, alongside a shareholders’ agreement, it’s also sensible to adopt new articles of association which are more tailored to your company than the standard ‘model’ articles usually used when incorporating a company and offer greater protection for the company and its shareholders.

The new articles will set out important issues such as the procedure for your board meetings and shareholder meetings, the circumstances under which you can appoint or remove directors, the process for the transfer of shares (including permitted transfers and also compulsory transfers if a shareholder is a ‘bad leaver’) and protections for minority shareholders.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Corporate

Shareholders' Agreement

From £650

Shareholders' Agreement

From £650

A shareholders’ agreement describes the rights and obligations of the company, its existing shareholders and new investors. The key terms include the rights of investors to information, restrictions on the transfer of shares, rights of first refusal in relation to any new issue of shares and also protection for minority shareholders in the event of a sale or merger.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Corporate

Partnership Agreement (LLP)

From £650

Partnership Agreement (LLP)

From £650

If you decide to set up your business as a partnership then you will need to formally set out the responsibilities of each partner and establish a clear framework for how the business will be administered.

The partnership agreement sets out key issues such as any capital contribution required from each partner, how any profits will be split, the role and responsibilities of each partner, procedural issues such as the management decision making process and what happens if a partner leaves the partnership.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Employment

Directors' Service Contract

£650

Directors' Service Contract

£650

If you are hiring an executive director then you are legally required to set out the terms and conditions of their employment formally, in writing. The Directors’ Service Contract contains all of the provisions normally found in an employment contract such as salary and benefits, place and hours of work, holidays, sickness, and termination but also includes provisions to reflect their additional responsibilities and obligations as a director such as garden leave, confidentiality, intellectual property and restrictions on what they can or cant do if they leave the company.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Employment

Non-Executive Director Letter of Appointment

£250

Non-Executive Director Letter of Appointment

£250

Many small businesses benefit from establishing a network of trusted advisors and this Non-Executive Director Letter of Appointment is a simple contract which sets out the key terms of the appointment such as the duties of the director, the expected time commitment, any fees payable, who is responsible for paying tax, insurance and confidentiality.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Employment

Employment Contract

£350

Employment Contract

£350

If you employ someone then you are legally obliged to provide them with certain information in writing. A good employment contract offers vital protection for both the company and the new employee and will serve to set strong foundations for your business. The contract includes issues such as salary and benefits, place and hours of work, holidays, sickness, intellectual property, confidentiality and termination.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Employment

Consultancy Agreement

£550

Consultancy Agreement

£550

Many small businesses utilise freelance contractors as a more flexible way of engaging staff but there are some important legal issues to consider with this form of engagement. The Consultancy Agreement clearly sets out what the services to be provided are, the fees and payment process, insurance and liability, the provision of a substitute consultant and, importantly, the treatment of intellectual property, confidential information and data protection.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Employment

Zero Hours Contract

£375

Zero Hours Contract

£375

If you use casual workers but can’t promise them a regular or set number of days’ work, then a zero hours contract is vital. The agreement sets out the process for offering work, pay and benefits and many of the provisions you would normally see in an employment contract such as place and hours of work, sick pay and how the agreement can be terminated.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Employment

Compromise Agreement

£650

Compromise Agreement

£650

Sometime things just don’t work out. If you and an employee wish to part company following a dispute, long term sickness, redundancy or for performance related reasons then its vital you enter into a compromise agreement (also called settlement agreement) to set out what the terms are the severance are so that you avoid any possibility of dispute being taken to an employment tribunal.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Website Development Agreement

£675

Website Development Agreement

£675

A good website is critical for every modern business and it’s important to get an agreement in place with your website developers so both parties can agree exactly what is expected to be delivered and when.

The agreement also sets out the process for requesting changes to the scope, identifies who will be responsible for managing the project, assigns all the intellectual property rights to your company and provides guidance on the process to follow if the deliverables fail to meet your expectations.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Mobile App Development Agreement

£675

Mobile App Development Agreement

£675

If you are engaging an agency or a contractor to develop your mobile app, it’s important to get an agreement in place so both parties can agree exactly what is expected to be delivered and when.

The agreement also sets out the process for requesting changes to the scope, identifies who will be responsible for managing the project, sets out the testing and acceptance process, assigns all the intellectual property rights to your company and provides guidance on the process to follow if the deliverables fail to meet your expectations.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Sale of Goods to Consumers via Website

£375

Sale of Goods to Consumers via Website

£375

If you are selling goods to consumers via a website then it’s important that you clearly set out the key terms of how your business operates. The terms and conditions will ensure that the consumer knows when they can expect the goods to be delivered, how much they will cost, how faulty goods can be returned and the circumstances under which money will be refunded.

The terms also include important information that must be included in all consumer contracts such as cancellation rights and sets out certain limits to what your company is, or isn’t, liable for.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Sale of Services to Consumers via Website

£375

Sale of Services to Consumers via Website

£375

If you are selling services to consumers via a website then it’s important that you clearly set out the key terms of how your business operates. The terms and conditions will ensure that the consumer knows exactly what services are to be provided and to what standard and their rights and options if they are not satisfied with the services delivered.

The terms also includes important information that must be included in all consumer contracts such as cancellation rights, sets out certain limits to what your company is, or isn’t, liable for and includes provisions for the treatment of intellectual property, confidentiality and insurance.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Website Terms and Conditions

£350

Website Terms and Conditions

£350

It’s important to set out the terms and conditions on which visitors to your website can use or interact with your site. The terms and conditions will cover issues such as acceptable use, the registration process and what information can or shouldn’t be uploaded.

They also contain a number of disclaimers and protections for your company if users use the site in a way that exposes your company to any liability or if your site links to other sites which are not under your control.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Website Privacy Policy

£150

Website Privacy Policy

£150

A privacy policy on your websites gives customers confidence that any information they give to you will be stored safely and only used for the purposes stated. This privacy policy will ensure that your company complies with UK and EU data privacy laws.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Website Cookie Policy

£25

Website Cookie Policy

£25

A cookie policy will provide visitors to your website with all the information they need about the way you use cookies and ensures you meet the legal requirements of UK and EU privacy and electronic communications legislation.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Tech

Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement

£475

Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement

£475

Many people assume that intellectual property rights are assigned automatically if a company engages and pays for someone to contribute to a new product, but this is not the case.

It’s really important to get a written assignment of intellectual property rights from everyone contributing to your business so you can remove the risk of any claim if the product (or business) becomes valuable.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Finance

Unsecured Loan Agreement

£500

Unsecured Loan Agreement

£500

If your company is borrowing or lending money then it’s vital that both parties agree the terms of the loan in writing. This simple Loan Agreement clearly sets out the key issues such as the loan amount, how and when the funds will be made available, how and when the loan will be repaid, any interest payable, and assurances or guarantees given by the borrower and circumstances under which the lender can demand repayment.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Finance

Application for R&D Tax Credits

Free

Application for R&D Tax Credits

Free

If you are spending your days building something innovative then you will probably qualify for R&D Tax Credits.  You can get back 33% of any cash spent on development and we’ve teamed up with F6S who have a 100% track record of successful applications.   There’s no upfront fee, you only pay when you have received your cash rebate.  Contact us to find our more or to start an application.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Finance

SEIS/EIS Advanced Assurance Request

From £500

SEIS/EIS Advanced Assurance Request

From £500

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) offer tax breaks to investors in small and early stage companies. The schemes are an extremely popular means of raising finance as the tax breaks significantly reduce the risks for investors.

Companies can apply to HMRC in advance of offering shares under either scheme to check that they meet the stringent qualifying criteria.   The purpose of the Advance Assurance is principally to give potential investors some comfort that the company should qualify.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Finance

EMI Share Options Scheme

£1850

EMI Share Options Scheme

£1850

Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) options are a great way to attract and retain employees.

Provided that the company and each employee meets certain qualifying criteria, the EMI scheme is highly tax-efficient and is extremely popular among small companies in the technology sector where equity or options are a common element of a remuneration package.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Trading

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Goods to Business Customers)

£375

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Goods to Business Customers)

£375

If you are selling goods to business customers you will need to have clear terms and conditions which will let the customer know where they stand on issues such as delivery, price, payment, intellectual property, warranties, refunds/defects, termination and liability.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Trading

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Services to Business Customers)

£375

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Services to Business Customers)

£375

If you are selling services to business customers you will need to have clear terms and conditions which will let the customer know where they stand on issues such as price, payment, intellectual property, warranties, termination and liability.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Trading

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Goods to Consumers)

£375

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Goods to Consumers)

£375

If you are selling goods directly to consumers from, e.g., from a shop, then you will need to have clear terms and conditions which will let the consumer know where they stand on issues such as delivery, price, returns, cancellation and liability.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Trading

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Services to Consumers)

£375

Terms and Conditions of Supply (Services to Consumers)

£375

If you are selling services directly to consumers, e.g., not online, then you will need to have clear terms and conditions which will let the consumer know where they stand on issues such as price, payment, guarantees, warranties, cancellation and liability.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Trading

Sales Agency Agreement

£575

Sales Agency Agreement

£575

If you are appointing an agent to sell your products (or if you are being appointed as an agent) then you will need to get an agreement in place to ensure that both parties are protected. The agreement will set out key issues such as the duties and responsibilities of both parties, whether the appointment will be on an exclusive or non-exclusive basis, the geographical territory, any minimum sales targets, commission and payment process and how the agreement can be terminated.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Trading

Distribution Agreement

£575

Distribution Agreement

£575

Establishing a distribution network is good way to expand your market and If you are appointing one or more distributors who will buy your products and resell them in a defined territory then you will need to get an agreement in place to ensure that both parties are protected.

The agreement will set out key issues such as the duties and responsibilities of both parties, whether the appointment will be on an exclusive or non-exclusive basis, the geographical territory, any minimum purchase targets, the price to be paid by the distributor, payment process and how the agreement can be terminated.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

Trademark Application (UK)*

TBC

Trademark Application (UK)*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

Trademark Application (EU)*

TBC

Trademark Application (EU)*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

Trademark Application (US)*

TBC

Trademark Application (US)*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

Design Application (UK)*

TBC

Design Application (UK)*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

Design Application (EU)*

TBC

Design Application (EU)*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

IP Assignment Agreement

TBC

IP Assignment Agreement

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

UK Patent Application*

TBC

UK Patent Application*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

EU Patent Application*

TBC

EU Patent Application*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Intellectual Property

International Patent Application*

TBC

International Patent Application*

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Creative Industries

Image Release

£75

Image Release

£75

If you are taking photographs that feature members of the public then you will need to obtain their written consent to use their image.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Creative Industries

Product Release

£75

Product Release

£75

If you intend to use an identifiable product, artwork or photograph in your video, film or television production then you will need to obtain written consent from the owner.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Creative Industries

Film Producers Agreement

£675

Film Producers Agreement

£675

This agreement should be used if you are a production company and you intend to engage a producer for a new project. The agreement clearly sets out key issues such as fees and expenses, any contingent fees such as profit share, the services to be provided and the production schedule.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Creative Industries

Film Directors Agreement

£675

Film Directors Agreement

£675

This agreement should be used if you are a production company and you intend to engage a director for the direction of a film. The agreement clearly sets out key issues such as fees and expenses, any contingent fees such as profit share, the services to be provided, cutting rights, approvals and credit.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Creative Industries

Film Actors Agreement

£675

Film Actors Agreement

£675

This agreement should be used if you are a production company and you intend to engage an actor for a feature film. The agreement clearly sets out key issues such as fees and expenses, the expected hours and place of work, details of the role and film, copyright and consents and the production schedule.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Creative Industries

Video Production Agreement

£575

Video Production Agreement

£575

This agreement should be used if you are commissioned to produce a film or video by a corporate client. The agreement clearly sets out important issues such as budget, payment terms, creative control, delivery schedule, intellectual property rights, confidentiality and publicity and promotion.

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Insurance

Employers Liability

TBC

Employers Liability

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Insurance

Professional Indemnity

TBC

Professional Indemnity

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Insurance

Cyber Security

TBC

Cyber Security

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Insurance

Key man

TBC

Key man

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

Insurance

Product Liability

TBC

Product Liability

TBC

All prices stated are exclusive of VAT.

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