Legal Compliances

We help you understand the legal compliances applicable to your business and assist you in applying for business licences.

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Popular Licences for Small Enterprises

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Shop Act

The Shop Act is designed to regulate payment of wages, hours of work, leaves, holidays, terms of service and other work conditions of employees. Its application is mandatory if the business premises are located within municipal limits.

Udyam Registration

Udyam Registration’ is issued by the Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises). It is applicable to existing MSMEs that are engaged in manufacturing or service activities. Businesses with Udyam Registration can avail
many benefits of various relief schemes offered by the Ministry of MSME, for the protection and growth of small businesses in India.

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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is responsible for protecting and promoting public health. Established under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, it is a mandatory registration/licence for food and allied businesses.

Company Formation

A business entity is an organisation set up by business owners, considering factors such as the size of the business, nature of business, number of members involved, capital requirement, etc.

Rent or Leave and Licence Agreement

It is an agreement/contract between a landlord and a tenant, whereby the landlord gives the tenant the right to occupy the premises. It is applicable for a duration/ term specified in the agreement.

Trademark, Patent and Copyright

Trademark, Patent & Copyright are means to protect an invention or business idea. They help secure profit from an idea or invention, including literary content, symbols or ideas for inventions.

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deAsra, in association with several organisations, has taken up the cause of promoting mass entrepreneurship. Such organisations include funding partners, service partners, like-minded NGOs and CSRs that work towards generating jobs through entrepreneurship, and entrepreneur clubs.

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