Pharmacies provide an essential service to patients and are often also an important source of income for many practices. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led many pharmacies to reconsider their business models and the spaces they need to operate.
Private Client analysis: On 24 December 2020, seven days before the end of the Brexit transition period at 11pm on 31 December 2020 (IP completion day), it was announced by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the UK and EU had negotiated a deal.
A question we are often asked is whether an investment term sheet is necessary? Would it not be quicker and cheaper to bypass the term sheet stage and instead move straight to the negotiation of the actual investment documents?
"The UK is voted one of the best intellectual property environments in the world"*, therefore it's imperative that we should be leading the way on evaluating the impact that new technology, such as artificial intelligence, will be having on IP and beyond.
On 5 January 2021, the Government updated the guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to include more information about using the furlough scheme to support those with caring responsibilities.
The collapse of notable children's charity, Kids Company, in 2015, and the subsequent investigation by the Insolvency Service into the conduct of its directors prior to formal insolvency has been well documented in the press.