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Introduction to Start Up Law

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This event will cover the basic legal structures that businesses can operate under in the UK and provide a general introduction to the legal aspects of starting a business. The session will help you to understand what steps you need to take to get your business up and running.

The seminar will cover introductory issues such as incorporation, registration for corporation tax, PAYE and VAT (if necessary), employing people, insurance and compliance with laws.

Guest Speaker

The session is led by Michael Buckworth, the Managing Director of Buckworths Solicitors and LSBU Entrepreneur in Residence. Michael has a huge breadth of experience advising both large multi-national companies as well as early stage startups and high growth companies. Named as “Corporate Lawyer of the Year” for the past three years, he spends much of his time advising clients on corporate and commercial strategy as well as dealing with other issues facing their businesses.


This event is part of a series of enterprise events at London South Bank University (LSBU).

This event is free to attend and everyone is welcome.

This event counts towards a Certificate in Enterprise*.


FAQs

*What is the Certificate in Enterprise?

LSBU students and alumni can obtain a Certificate in Enterprise by taking part in six Student Enterprise activities throughout the academic year. Please ensure that you sign in on the registration sheet when you arrive and at the end of the session, get a stamp on your Loyalty Card to help you to keep track of the events you’ve attended.

How do I get a loyalty card?

You can collect one of these at the registration desk at each event.

What support is available to students who wish to start a business at LSBU?

We offer exciting workshops, start-up programmes led by inspirational speakers and competitions to help you to get your business off to the best possible start, and keep it going.

For more information see our Student Enterprise page

I am not a Student or Alumni of LSBU. Can I still attend the event?

Yes, our events are open to members of the public. All we ask is that you come with the willingness to learn something new and an entrepreneurial mind-set. Please register under the 'Other' category.

What are my transport options getting to the event?

By train and tube – Southwark and Elephant & Castle stations are a 5 minute walk from LSBU’s campus. We do not offer parking. See a map of LSBU’s campus.

Do I have to bring a printed ticket to the event?

No – please turn up at the room and address specified on the events page and give your name to the staff member at the registration desk.

How will my data be used?

By signing up to the event, you are providing us with your personal data. Your data will be used to support the management and administration of the event and for sharing any post-event materials and feedback. We have a statutory obligation to report the number of events attendees to HESA on an annual basis through the HECBI Survey and to prepare internal reports on engagement in enterprise activities. Your Personal Data may be used as part of this report.

We may contact you about other events, workshops, programmes and competitions organised by the Student Enterprise team at LSBU and collecting your Certificate in Enterprise (if eligible).

If you wish to withdraw your permission, you can do so at any time by emailing studententerprise@lsbu.ac.uk

For further information on how the University uses Students’ and Alumni Personal Data please familiarise yourself with the Data Protection Policy available at https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/11686/university-data-protection-policy.pdf

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact us by clicking on the 'contact the organiser' button on the right of the page or email studententerprise@lsbu.ac.uk

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United Kingdom

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