Businesses are complex. There are many aspects to running a business that need to be carefully considered and addressed in order to ensure that it is compliant, productive and profitable. The Legal & Business checklists available to you as a Chamber member are designed to help guide you through these complexities by identifying the factors you need to consider and procedures you should follow in order to address those important matters appropriately.
As a Chamber member you have free access to our essential and comprehensive Chamber Legal service.
The Chamber’s Legal service is one part of unlimited access to five business advice lines and over 600 free business documents, plus £1m of excess free insurance – all included in your membership.
The Chamber Legal service includes:
Advice line - unlimited access* to experienced HR advisers and available 24/7, 365 days a year. The advice lines are here to help, and not just if you have a serious problem or issue. They can help with any questions you may have, whether positive or negative. These are the kind of subjects the advisers can help with:
Website - over 200 free downloadable legal documents for a business. One of the main features of the website is the comprehensive document library, which includes documents such as:
Insurance - the policy provides cover for a wide range of legal disputes that may affect members. The policy provides cover for a member’s business in matters including employment disputes, tax investigations and property disputes, as well as cover for the member’s employees in personal injury claims and motor disputes.
Level of cover - in the event of a claim, your case will be handled by Quest Broker & Underwriting Services with the legal advice and representation being provided, in house, by Quest Legal Services. You will be covered up to £100,000 (for any one claim) and £1m aggregate limit (all claims notified in any one period of insurance). Jury service is subject to a maximum limit of £100 per day, £1,000 per claim. There is no excess applicable to the policy.
Additional terms and conditions apply. A copy of the full policy wording and key facts document are available from the Chamber.
*unlimited access is subject to a fair use policy.
These cover everything from employee recruitment to exit, legal documents and health & safety documents. Visit http://chamber.mk.qdoshr.com/office/
• comprehensive legal expenses insurance which covers you for employment disputes, tax investigations, property disputes, data protection and more.
The Chamber is working in partnership with Quest Consulting to provide these essential services to our members.