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Small business group urges reform of legal system to deal better with disputes

Small businesses need a “beefed up” legal system that prevents disputes in the first place and resolves those that occur more, their representative body said today. This includes integrating the online court “seamlessly” with other courts, and a specialist commercial track in the small claims court.

December 8th, 2016 | No Comments »

SME lobby: regulators must have power to force lawyers’ price information into public domain

The Federation of Small Businesses has recommended that legal services regulators be given sweeping powers to force providers to make public wide-ranging information on pricing and client feedback. The not-for-profit organisation, which lobbies for the interests of SMEs, also advised that ‘unmet need’ among small businesses is addressed by boosting the information available on what problems might have legal remedies.

September 19th, 2016 | No Comments »