Forbes Foresight

Covering the small print so you don't have to

Forbes Foresight provides you with an update on the current legal health of your business.

Free of charge, one of our solicitors will visit your premises to get to know your business and review what you do and don't have in place regarding the legal aspects of your business.

Following the free initial assessment you will receive a detailed report on the current 'legal health' of your business, flagging up and prioritising potential issues to be addressed or areas for improvement or giving you peace of mind on the aspects that are in good shape.

Forbes Foresight Benefits

  • Free offering and no obligation
  • No disruption to your business as we will come to your premises
  • By getting a better understanding of your business, the free report is tailored to your business and not generic
  • We will make recommendations on how you could improve the legal standing of your business in a variety of different commercial areas
  • We provide you with a suggested priority list of what we consider to be the most important issues for your business so that you can look to focus on matters in a logical order
  • Dependent on the quantities of work which you deem necessary, we can offer discounted and bundled fees and favourable payment plans

Forbes Foresight will cover:

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Property
  • Corporate Structure and Organisation
  • Debt Collection
  • Employment Issues
  • Intellectual Property

To find out more about Forbes Foresight and discuss how it could benefit your business please call 01254 222365 or complete the online enquiry form

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