Businesses are complex. There are many aspects to running a business that need to be carefully considered and addressed in order to ensure that it is compliant, productive and profitable. The Legal & Business checklists available to you as a Chamber member are designed to help guide you through these complexities by identifying the factors you need to consider and procedures you should follow in order to address those important matters appropriately.
The Chamber Legal service includes:
Advice line - unlimited access* to experienced HR advisers and available 24/7, 365 days a year. The advice lines are here to help, and not just if you have a serious problem or issue. They can help with any questions you may have, whether positive or negative. These are the kind of subjects the advisers can help with:
Website - over 200 free downloadable legal documents for a business. One of the main features of the website is the comprehensive document library. To access the document library please click here
Insurance - the policy provides cover for a wide range of legal disputes that may affect members. The policy provides cover for a member’s business in matters including employment disputes, tax investigations and property disputes, as well as cover for the member’s employees in personal injury claims and motor disputes.
Level of cover - in the event of a claim, your case will be handled by Quest Broker & Underwriting Services with the legal advice and representation being provided, in house, by Quest Legal Services. You will be covered up to £100,000 (for any one claim) and £1m aggregate limit (all claims notified in any one period of insurance). Jury service is subject to a maximum limit of £100 per day, £1,000 per claim. There is applicable to the policy.
Additional terms and conditions apply. A copy of the full policy wording and key facts document are available from the Chamber.
*unlimited access is subject to a fair use policy.
This service offers advice on any legal matter affecting your business including contract disputes, licence protection, company law, debt recovery and commercial law.
All of these four services are underpinned by:
• one advice line which gives you unlimited access to experienced, specialist advisors covering HR, employment law, legal, health & safety, tax and VAT.
• one website that offers a comprehensive library of over 750 documents that are free to download and can be customised to suit the needs of your business.
These cover everything from employee recruitment to exit, legal documents and health & safety documents.
• comprehensive legal expenses insurance which covers you for employment disputes, tax investigations, property disputes, data protection and more.