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10 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Corporate

Future Fund Expansion: UK open for business

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Since its launch in May 2020, the Future Fund has proven to be extremely popular, with applications in excess of the initially funding commitment of £250million.

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9 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Corporate

Boards cannot afford to overlook the Modern Slavery Act

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In the wake of the controversy surrounding the allegations of modern slavery of a Leicester factory supplying online fashion brand Boohoo, now is not the time for Boards to take their eyes off the ball.

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22 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Commercial, Corporate, Opinion

Board Briefing (Covid-19): Looking ahead in uncertain times

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Board Briefing June 2020

Despite the ongoing challenges faced by UK businesses, as lockdown measures ease and businesses start to re-open and adjust to a new way of working, directors across all sectors will be looking ahead and need to maintain a ‘hands on’ approach to considering, implementing and communicating key decisions.

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20 May 2020 0 Comments Posted in Business, Corporate, Opinion

The long awaited financial support for entrepreneur and start-ups

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On 20 April 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak announced a scheme aimed at providing support to start-up businesses not eligible for existing coronavirus rescue measures, in the form of the Future Fund.

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21 April 2020 0 Comments Posted in Corporate, Opinion

The ‘Future Fund’- the long awaited financial support for entrepreneur and start-up

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Startup

During the coronavirus pandemic, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak announced financial support available to small to medium business, later expanding the relief package to larger business. Amidst the chaos, the entrepreneur and start-up community have fallen through the cracks.

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Weathering the Coronavirus storm and finding the rainbow

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Over the last few months, the world has changed dramatically. The International Monetary Fund, published its World Economic Outlook on 14 April 2020, which projects global growth in 2020 to fall to -3% as a result of Covid-19.

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Open Banking: new regime for Secure Customer Authentication (SCA)

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The British Retail Consortium estimated that an amazing 75% of UK retailers were unaware that the EU’s new rules on Secure Customer Authentication (SCA) came into effect on 14 September 2019.

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2 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, News

Health and social care experts at Royds Withy King support successful completion of Dorset

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The Health and Social Care team at Royds Withy King has successfully completed the purchase of a residential care home in a deal co-ordinated by specialist advisers. The team led by Partner Hazel Phillips, successfully advised WCN Care Stour Road …

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25 April 2018 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

Proposed changes to disclosure of directors’ residential addresses

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Following the implementation of the Companies Act 2006, directors have been allowed to use a service address only for documents filed after the 2006 Act came into force, thus keeping their residential address private.

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26 January 2018 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

Beneficial ownership register of overseas companies will go live in early 2021

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Great news for all banks lending to overseas companies who wish to purchase property in the UK – the UK Government has confirmed this week that the beneficial ownership register of overseas companies will go live in early 2021. The plan to set up the register has been under discussion for some time, this will be the world’s first public register of this kind.

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27 October 2017 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Uncategorized

Business succession: do you have an exit strategy?

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Exiting a business

Many entrepreneurs devote a vast amount of time and resource to developing their business. It’s difficult to find the time to think about an exit strategy when you are busy dealing with the day-to-day management of your business.

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12 October 2017 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Uncategorized

Tech City: top 3 legal issues start-ups should consider at the outset

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Tech start-up

Ivelina Morris in our Corporate & Commercial team in London gets to see the latest developments in the Tech City community and reflects on the top 3 legal issues start-ups should consider at the outset.

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