Commercial & Corporate | 2nd September 2021

Companies House rejects 800 company names: Guide to naming your...

When it comes to starting a business, one of the most challenging but interesting tasks you must carry out is finding the right name. However,...

Emma Reynolds

Paralegal, Commercial & Corporate
Commercial & Corporate | 20th June 2017

New Deadlines For Changes in Company Ownership

Businesses have new deadlines to comply with regulations around transparency of ownership from this month, under the so-called PSC regime. The move is happening as...

Danielle Collett-Bruce

Senior Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate
Commercial & Corporate | 6th April 2017

The Importance of a Shareholders Agreement

The importance of a shareholders agreement should never be underestimated. Unlike a company’s articles of association which is a matter of public record, a shareholders...

Danielle Collett-Bruce

Senior Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate
Commercial & Corporate | 4th April 2017

Limitations of Liability

After a hard fought bidding process one of the last things a business wants to do is to document the contractual arrangements with a new...

Danielle Collett-Bruce

Senior Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate
Commercial & Corporate | 31st March 2017

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act: An Update

Since my last article in March 2016, the confirmation statement has come into force, replacing the annual return as the updating document at companies house....

Danielle Collett-Bruce

Senior Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate
Commercial & Corporate | 13th December 2016

The one time you should look for the price tag...

The Bribery Act ushered in a stricter anti-corruption regime when it came into force in 2011 and although Christmas gifts and hospitality are not banned,...

Nigel Maud

Partner, Commercial & Corporate
Commercial & Corporate | 11th October 2016

Design protection is a priority for smaller business

Cheaper registration fees are an opportunity for small businesses and designers to secure greater protection for their intellectual property in future, as well as being...

Gregory Barton

Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate

Truth and Consequences

The speed with which politicians on both sides of the referendum debate have sought, since the result was announced, to distance themselves from what was...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Commercial & Corporate | 7th June 2016

When talking the talk may mean walking the walk….

Negotiating contracts looks set to be tougher in future, with the news that clauses that require any changes to be made in writing and agreed...

Gregory Barton

Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate
Commercial & Corporate | 30th March 2016

The PSC register and what it means for you

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. The aim of the act was to reduce...

Danielle Collett-Bruce

Senior Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate