The business world is awash with legal pitfalls and opportunities. If you own or run a small-to-medium sized business (with a turnover of up to 10 million pounds) you cannot afford to miss out on this book. Jo Haigh is a business expert who gives presentations to companies on how they can protect themselves - as individuals and as a group - from a range of potentially fatal pitfalls. In this accessible and practical book, she highlights essential - yet very often unknown - business practice to provide valuable insight and guidelines to alert and arm you before you enter the proverbial lion's den of the business world. THE BUSINESS RULES draws on current legislation and case histories. It covers approximately 80 key topics, divided into sections:
People and personal liabilities
Tax and accounting
Jo Haigh is trained in law and accountancy, and has over 25 years first-hand business experience. She owned her own company for 11 years. She teaches hundreds of people every year for the Institute of Directors' director diploma courses in Pall Mall and works with CEOs across the country through TEC and the Academy of Chief Executives. She works as a corporate financier and has been on the board of over 30 companies. She was Young Graduate Entrepreneur of the Year at age 26. Jo Haigh has written many articles for her local press and has been on BBC Radio. She lives in Huddersfield.