How to Choose Your Professional Advisors

Written by Adrian Kennelly

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When you start in business, preferably before you start trading, it makes sense to engage a solicitor, preferably one specialising in business law. If you can also find a solicitor with knowledge ofrepparttar business you intend to operate, so muchrepparttar 146963 better.

A good solicitor can help in a variety of ways, including product liability, partnership agreements, drafting legal documents, and much more. He or she will also help you get planning permission if you need to changerepparttar 146964 use of part of your home to accommodate your business.

Regardless of Specialty, Your 'Ideal' Advisor is Someone who:

* Understands your business. Not just any business: your business!

* Possesses good personal skills and appropriate professional expertise

* Is independent and objective

* Offers good value for money

* Provides continuity

* Is responsive to priorities and deadlines

* Calls you sometimes to ask how things are going, and doesn't always wait for you to makerepparttar 146965 initial approach

* Consults with you on your premises, not just at his

* Someone you feel at ease with. Your advisor must be a partner, your equal, not someone for you to look up to.

Checklist for Choosing Your Professional Advisors

* Hasrepparttar 146966 person been recommended to you? If yes, how well do you trustrepparttar 146967 judgement ofrepparttar 146968 person who maderepparttar 146969 recommendation?

* Doesrepparttar 146970 advisor have experience of how small businesses work? Does he have specialist knowledge ofrepparttar 146971 kind of business you will be operating?

* Is his office convenient to where you will be operating from?

* Has he a reputation for providing prompt, even urgent, attention?

* Do you like him? Do you feel comfortable with him? Is he taking an interest in you? Or is he explaining how his fee structure works? Again!

Adrian Kennelly is the webmaster of DirectoryGold Web Directory & Portal


Written by Irvin L. Rozier

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I know I can't controlrepparttar times and seasons Waiting times happen for many reasons Wisdom comes from waiting on things The wait is worthrepparttar 146939 prize it brings

Patience and endurance goes hand in hand The long wait is over, strike uprepparttar 146940 band It takes time to grow a large tree But it is worthrepparttar 146941 wait its' beauty to see

Copyright 2005 Irvin L. Rozier

Author of My Walk with the Lord,, various other articles and poems (do a google or yahoo search on my name), preacher, retired military

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