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Ships and boats can travel in US waters but the operators of these water vessels must be knowledgeable about admiralty law. Injuries, deaths and damaged cargo falls under the responsibility of both the captains as well as the ship owners.

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Because air space cannot be legally owned by any party, governments are required to regulate and monitor the activities of commercial and private plane owners in order to keep hazards to a minimum. Aviation laws are constantly changing so keeping up with them will help you to avoid causing air traffic related accidents.

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Children are especially at risk because they are often not able to speak for themselves in the court system. This is why Child Protective Services and other governmental agencies are used to evaluate the parents and guardians that have been accused of neglect and abuse.

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Small Business Round-up: Useful Legal Articles

Running a small business can be stressful so making sure you follow all the laws and regulations so you stay within the law is incredibly important. We've provided articles that help you ensure that you're running your company within the law.

The small business guide to Self Assessment tax returns
If you’re self-employed, whether you run a business or work as a freelancer, you’ll usually need to fill in a Self Assessment tax return each year.
The Self Assessment process can seem complicated at first, especially as the government often make changes to it, so we’ve broken down what you need to know for a stress-free Self Assessment.

Source: https://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/knowledge/articles/2017/12/self-assessment-tax-returns-a-guide-for-small-businesses/

UK Annual Return Requirements and Tips for Payroll Owners
The United Kingdom has tried to simplify some of the payroll processes its citizens face each year. For example, the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) initiative deducts earnings as you work, and in turn, a majority of people in the UK don’t have to file an annual tax return. Reporting happens automatically, too. Plus, the government implemented a Real Time Information system that electronically transmits tax information as soon as payroll is approved. UK officials have also improved the UK annual return forms to make them a little easier on businesses.

Source: http://celergo.com/uk-annual-return-requirements-tips/

How to prepare company accounts for a small company
if it’s your first time, the end-of-year accounting process can seem onerous. You will have to draw upon several different sources of information to build up a complete picture, and you have a legal duty to ensure your accounts are complete and accurate.

Source: https://startups.co.uk/how-to-keep-accounts/

Getting a replacement certificate of incorporation for a limited company
When you register a company through a company formation agent or directly with Companies House, a certificate of incorporation will be sent to you online or by post (depending on the method of registration used). This is an important document that you will require at various points throughout the life of your company.

Source: https://www.qualitycompanyformations.co.uk/blog/getting-replacement-certificate-of-incorporation/

08.01.2018. 14:36

Should You Choose a Franchise for Your Small Business?

Before choosing to sign a franchise agreement, it is essential that you speak with an attorney who is familiar with franchise laws. The franchise document that you sign will dictate how you run your business in the future. Before you sign any legal documents, it is important that you speak with an attorney who can help you to better understand the legalities of the agreement you are entering into and to ensure that your assets are protected.

Continue reading 10.02.2013. 16:32

What Is Professional Negligence?

Professional negligence can often be difficult to understand, particularly considering there are many aspects that are considered in this realm of the law. Basically, negligence is considered to have occurred when any professional who claims to have expert status in a particular field acts with negligence or in other words, provides services that are below what someone would expect from an expert.

Continue reading 19.01.2013. 12:00

The Law & Liability

Different states have different laws in regarding the rules of the road however one thing is consistent across the board and that is that everyone who is driving on the road needs liability insurance. What you will find is that this liability insurance is actually cheaper than comprehensive because of the fact that it does not cover your vehicle but instead it covers you if you happen to damage someone else’s car. So if you run into the back of someone and you only have liability cover then your own vehicle won’t be covered but the person in front of you who has a busted bumper will.

Continue reading 06.08.2012. 16:44

The Important Details Of Obtaining Accident Related Compensation

The first few hours and days after a major accident can be crucial for deciding the initial cause of said accident, as well as who is to blame for it. Most victims are completely unaware of this, and instead are completely focused on the actual recovery phase from the injuries that were obtained from the accident, or the aiding of loved ones that were in the accident. This is completely understandable, but it's important to realize the necessity of collecting proper evidence and planning ahead if you wish to have success with personal injury claims.

Continue reading 06.12.2011. 18:02


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