Menu visibility control

Video

Events

Startup Surgery

Most Recent

Need to Know

Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare

Investments

Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures

News

At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit

Press Releases

Starling Bank unveils beta as it begins roll out to first customers
VentureFounders surpasses £40m funding mark in 2 years of operation
Software testing leader TestPlant appoints Dr. John Bates as CEO

Caroline Sherrington

Ignition Law

2 months

Director

Doctor, doctor, what exactly is a director? What do they do?
posted on January 19, 2017

Caroline Sherrington of Ignition Law explains the role and responsibilities of a company director.

man desk

Doctor, doctor, I’ve just incorporated my first company! What next?
posted on September 18, 2016

Caroline Sherrington of Ignition Law explains the next steps when incorporating a company.

strategy

Doctor, doctor, do I need a robust intellectual property strategy?
posted on July 25, 2016

Helen Burt, of Ignition Law, discusses why having a solid intellectual property strategy is crucial for businesses of all stages.

data protection

Doctor, doctor, do I need to worry about all this data protection and privacy talk?
posted on July 19, 2016

Caroline Sherrington of Ignition Law explores the importance of data protection and privacy for tech startups.

family and friends

Doctor, doctor, what do I need to bear in mind when issuing stock to angels/family/friends?
posted on March 17, 2016

The “friends and family” round is often the first public vote of confidence in your business plan and provides a startup with the funding boost you need to get to the next financing stage, typically from a private equity or other institutional investor. In this article we summarise some aspects of early stage investment which…

Contract

Doctor, Doctor, do I need a written employment agreement with people I hire?
posted on January 8, 2016

The short answer is that there is an obligation on employers to give their employees a written statement of certain particulars of their employment (ie their basic employment terms), but beyond that, there is no legal requirement for an employment agreement to be in writing. However, for a number of reasons set out below, we…

fundingcrunch

I’m about to take seed funding, can I trust the agreement?
posted on October 20, 2015

Our first piece of general advice to all startups looking for investment is: don’t always say yes to the cash. We know it can be tempting to jump at the first offer that comes in, especially after months of bootstrapping to get your business off the ground, but it’s important to get the right team…

Editor's picks

healthtech hospital nurses doctors

Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
posted 2 hours ago

Lystable

Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted 5 hours ago

men

At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted 16 hours ago

Deloitte

Deloitte: Blockchain can transform emerging ‘trust economy’
posted on March 22, 2017

Alex Macpherson, Octopus Ventures

Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups
posted on March 22, 2017

Tania Boler, Elvie

FemTech startup Elvie gets $6m in round led by Octopus Ventures
posted on March 22, 2017