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How to find the right lawyer for you.

How to find the right lawyer for you.

Legal 3 min read
If life were a board game, lawyers would be the players who have read the rules on the inside of
Does your business have a website? Here's what you should know

Does your business have a website? Here's what you should know

Legal 3 min read
The internet belongs to nobody, therefore no law applies. Right? Wrong! There's a reason the arm
Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

How to Start a Business 1 min read
A Company Seal and Why You Might Need One

A Company Seal and Why You Might Need One

Legal 1 min read
Ever saw an episode of Merlin? You would have noticed the official seal being waxed onto a letter,
Electronic Signatures and Contracts in Nigeria

Electronic Signatures and Contracts in Nigeria

COVID-19 Article Resources 2 min read
Today, in the face of a global pandemic, we see businesses having to shut down physical operations
What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

Legal 1 min read
A contract is defined by L.B Curzon's "A Dictionary of Law" to be a legally binding agreement. In
Before You Sign That Land Document

Before You Sign That Land Document

Real Estate 2 min read
As a growing business owner, one of the key decisions you may have to make is the decision to
Ways a Landlord can Terminate a Tenancy agreement

Ways a Landlord can Terminate a Tenancy agreement

Real Estate 2 min read
Remember Adeola from our last article? Well, she ended up purchasing a piece of land for her
Acquiring a Landed Property for Your Business

Acquiring a Landed Property for Your Business

Expanding your Business 3 min read
Adeola is the winner of the $10,000,000 cash prize in the renowned SPC Fashion challenge for
5 Legal Terms Startup Founders Must Be Familiar With

5 Legal Terms Startup Founders Must Be Familiar With

Start-up Basics 2 min read
As a startup founder/owner, you are on a constant journey of knowledge and learning. This means
Why You Should Terminate that Contract

Why You Should Terminate that Contract

Performance Management 2 min read
FBT Ltd, a PR agency had finally found a digital marketer after weeks of interviewing various
Highlights from the Employee Compensation Act Every Employer Should Know

Highlights from the Employee Compensation Act Every Employer Should Know

Human Resources 2 min read
Brite is the founder of a fast-growing fashion startup line. He was also one of the lucky stylists
How to avoid getting Sued as a Startup

How to avoid getting Sued as a Startup

Legal 4 min read
Some of the common challenges that most startups face include funding, staffing, getting an office
How to appoint a Director

How to appoint a Director

How to Start a Business 3 min read
Who is a director? The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) defines directors as "persons duly
11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

Operations 3 min read
In the startup world, it's usually full speed ahead. Momentum is everything. A lot of things
"Remote Work Culture for Employees" Are You Prepared?

"Remote Work Culture for Employees" Are You Prepared?

COVID-19 Article Resources 3 min read
The increasing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic locally has led to a recent wave of border closure,
Essential Tips for Running an E-commerce Business in Nigeria

Essential Tips for Running an E-commerce Business in Nigeria

How to Start a Business 2 min read
It is no longer news that the e-commerce sector is one of the fastest growing businesses all over
Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

For Startups 2 min read
The intention of any government and other approved bodies who set regulations to run businesses
What you need to Know About a Parent and a Subsidiary Company

What you need to Know About a Parent and a Subsidiary Company

Legal 1 min read
Titi, Ada, Lanre and Emmanuel, four bosom friends from highschool decided to join their mind
List of Regulatory Bodies in Nigeria that Entrepreneurs Should Know

List of Regulatory Bodies in Nigeria that Entrepreneurs Should Know

Start-up Basics 4 min read
As a business owner, you probably know that your business is regulated by different laws. Some of
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