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Making sure your business is protected in the event of a flood

Making sure your business is protected in the event of a flood

Running a business can be tough at the best of times, but things can feel particularly fraught when the unexpected hits. Things out of your control can have a detrimental effect to your success and although you may not want to think of the worst-case scenario – including extreme flooding, as has been the case in recent weeks across North Derbyshire and South Yorkshire – planning for every eventuality could help keep disruption to a minimum and allow you to resume operations sooner rather than later. Here, our Business Services Solicitor, Laura Barlow talks about what measures you should put in place to ensure that your business is protected if it is affected by flooding in the future.

What will leaving the Customs Union mean for my business?

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