CIMA, in partnership with Law Express, offers a free business support line for UK, Republic of Ireland and EU members
The helpline offers limited free business legal guidance covering many typical issues affecting members both running businesses and employed in businesses. Access is by referral from CIMA’s professional standards department only.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Business support telephone referral - UK’ in the subject line and a brief description of your issue. If appropriate you will be given a referral.
The helpline is available 08:00 – 17:00hrs
Republic of Ireland and EU Countries
This service covers employment, commercial and company law only.
Available for members in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Gibraltar, Luxembourg, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Netherlands, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, Liechtenstein, Portugal and Spain.
To access this referral only service, email email@example.com with the title “Business support telephone referral - country name” in the subject box and a brief description of your issue. If appropriate you will be given a number to call along with a code to quote.
This area of the helpline is available 09:00hrs – 17:00hrs GMT
Terms and conditions
By using the helpline, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of Law Express and the terms of the agreement between CIMA and Law Express for provision of this service.
Disclaimer about this service
The following disclaimer should be borne in mind by any person seeking business legal support from CIMA or through CIMA’s partner in this service Law Express.
CIMA does not supply legal, investment, professional, or career advice. If you consult the Professional Standards & Conduct Department, whether by email or telephone or in writing, the information and comments if any made by our staff are given in good faith and for the purpose of general guidance only. CIMA will take all reasonable care in dealing with individual queries but can only respond on the basis of the information provided to it. No responsibility or liability whatsoever is accepted for any error, omission or misstatement (whether or not arising out of negligence) or for any loss or damage sustained as a result of reliance on information supplied or comments made.
Mention of any organization or product by our staff or in our publications does not convey or imply any endorsement, guarantee or warranty of the organization or product by CIMA.
Information provided by Law Express to CIMA Members is intended to be an introduction to various general business issues and a source of some basic documents and templates. It is not comprehensive, and it is not a substitute for professional advice.
Links in some parts of the Information may take users to websites controlled by third parties. Law Express and CIMA are not liable for any loss or damage the user suffers as a result of visiting those websites or of using or relying on any information on those websites PROVIDED ALWAYS that those links which relate to such third party websites are, at all times, clearly identified as such to the user. Users are responsible for protecting their own computer equipment against the risk of viruses from external sites.
Law Express will use reasonable endeavours to keep the information relatively up-to-date by updating it at regular intervals but it will only be current as the latest update Law Express is not obliged to continue to include anything included previously included. Law Express is not liable for any loss or damage the user suffers as a result of the material not being up-to-date.
Full Terms and Conditions are available on the Law Express Website and you will be asked to confirm that you accept them.