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The New Scale-up Visa Route - Will it Help Tech Businesses?

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

On 22 August 2022, the new Scale-up visa route will launch, with the aim of helping fast-growing businesses recruit talented individuals from overseas to aid their continued growth.

The New Scale-up Visa Route - Will it Help Tech Businesses?

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Tax Implications of Vesting and Reverse Vesting

Friday, 21 January 2022

The terms 'vesting' and 'reverse vesting' are often used in the context of early-stage technology companies, but what are the tax implications of these types of conditions?

Tax Implications of Vesting and Reverse Vesting

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Growth In the Gig Economy - Employment Law Guidance for the Tech Sector

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

People working in the gig economy has tripled over the past five years.

Growth In the Gig Economy - Employment Law Guidance for the Tech Sector

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From Start-up to Series A - How to Get Investment Ready

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Start-ups, scale-ups and the people they employ significantly drive innovation in the UK life sciences sector. Their developments in science and technology however, will not survive the journey to successful commercialisation without proper funding.

From Start-up to Series A - How to Get Investment Ready

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Share Options in Early Stage Tech – Vesting or Reverse Vesting: Which Way Is Best?

Friday, 14 January 2022

'Vesting' and 'reverse vesting' are terms that are often used in the context of early-stage technology companies but what do these terms mean and when are they relevant?

Share Options in Early Stage Tech – Vesting or Reverse Vesting: Which Way Is Best?

Articles & Blogs Corporate Technology & Startups

How Foreign Funds and LPs Can Avoid Filing Mandatory Declarations With CFIUS for Investments in US Critical Technology Businesses

Monday, 05 July 2021

Fund managers have long had to address the risk of acquiring US businesses in certain sectors subject to review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS).

How Foreign Funds and LPs Can Avoid Filing Mandatory Declarations With CFIUS for Investments in U.S. Critical Technology Businesses

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Immigration Reforms to Assist Tech Businesses Announced in the Budget

Friday, 05 March 2021

On 3 March 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered the Budget - a statement that was keenly awaited to see how the Government proposes to help the UK recover from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

 Immigration Reforms to Assist Tech Businesses Announced in the Budget

Articles & Blogs Corporate Technology & Startups

Investment Deals - The Value of an Investment Term Sheet

Friday, 29 January 2021

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?

Investment Deals - The Value of an Investment Term Sheet

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The IP Debate in the Age of Emerging Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

"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.

The IP Debate in the Age of Emerging Artificial Intelligence

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Employment Law - What Changes Will Happen in 2021?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

It’s a good time to take a general look at what’s on the employment law horizon for 2021. The pandemic dominates all our lives at the moment but there are other developments worth noting.

Employment Law - What Changes Will Happen in 2021?

Articles & Blogs Corporate Technology & Startups

Ready, Set, Go! How to Ensure Your Business Is 'Investment Ready'

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Raising growth capital for businesses is a challenge. From a legal perspective, there are steps you can take to make the investment process more straightforward.

Ready, Set, Go! How to Ensure Your Business Is 'Investment Ready'

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The Future of Work

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

The pandemic has seen some rapid changes in the way people work, particularly in sectors where remote working is a possibility, such as the tech sector. So what does the future hold in 2021? We highlight some of the key issues, with links to further info.

The Future of Work

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Proposed Changes to Capital Gains Tax - What Will This Mean for the Tech Sector?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Many more people may have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) if the recommendations of a government ordered report are adopted.

Proposed Changes to Capital Gains Tax - What Will This Mean for the Tech Sector?

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Could You Benefit from the Government's £40m Investment in New Technologies?

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The Business Secretary has announced that the Government is doubling the investment available to businesses and tech start-ups developing innovative ideas and solutions to help tackle the disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Could You Benefit from the Government's £40m Investment in New Technologies?

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I Paid for It, so Surely I Own It? Dealing with Contractors… and Copyright

Monday, 23 July 2018

At the start of a project, the focus is never on the boring, legal, stuff. Understandably, everyone is more interested in the creative process, making it a success.

Copyright Law