Many of us go through life never fully reading the small print or terms and conditions. When you’re running your own business you can’t afford to overlook these legal details. While you don’t need to be an expert in legislative matters, this section will guide you through what you do need to know and how to do it. We’ll take you through the laws that protect you - including copyrights and patents - your staff and your customers, and cover your financial obligations such as VAT and Corporation Tax. Scroll through below to browse the articles or press the filter buttons to narrow your search. Registered users can set up personalised reading lists and save articles to read at a later date.