The easing of lockdown is expected to spark a bumper period for M&A activity. But what should you do if your business is involved in a sale and how should you prepare?
By regulations laid in Parliament on 11 February 2021, the Government is asking for power for another year (to April 2022) to make temporary amendments or modify the impact of corporate insolvency legislation.
The pandemic has forced businesses up and down the country to adapt entire workforces to work from home. For many, this has proven to be beneficial. Remote working can be cost effective and has even shown to improve productivity by 13%.
Against the odds, the UK left the EU with a deal (the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement). However, this deal makes surprisingly few references to some services and many argue that for some, there has still been a hard Brexit.
Now the UK has left the European Union [EU], we are likely to see changes to certain commercial contracts, and there are concerns relating to both existing and upcoming deals.
IR35 is a regulation that has been looming over businesses’ heads since its postponement last year.
In just a few short weeks, over 20 million people in the UK have received their first coronavirus jab and Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out a roadmap plan out of lockdown.
As we remain in a period of restricted movement and trading, businesses are seeking a steady cash flow to keep their doors open. This is a challenge facing most firms today.
Dave Paterson, Partner in the Corporate team at Blacks Solicitors, discusses why business owners should consider offering their employees a stake in their business.
Last year, scientists concluded that the year 536AD was the worst time to be alive.