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Our Guide to Selling Your Family Business - It's Time to Get Negotiating!

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

You have found your buyer, your buyer is satisfied with their due diligence enquiries… so what next?


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Know Your Advisor - "As a born and bred local, I enjoy getting to know the stories of the family businesses in our area."

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

David Bird is a Senior Associate and head of our Planning and Infrastructure team.


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Selling Your Business - Why You Need to Get Due Diligence Right

Tuesday, 05 July 2016

This article explains the importance of the due diligence process - and, as with most aspects of life, advanced preparation can pay dividends


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Relationship Breakdowns With a Family Member - When is it fair to dismiss from the family business?

Tuesday, 05 July 2016

Relationship breakdowns in the workplace are always difficult to deal with, however this can be particularly so for family working together within their family owned business, when the stakes and emotions run high.


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Know Your Advisor - "I used to run my own business. Family business is in my blood."

Tuesday, 05 July 2016

Jess Booz is a Senior Associate in our Commercial Property team.


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Brexit - What does it mean for family businesses?

Friday, 01 July 2016

The immediate aftermath of Brexit is certainly producing plenty of political and economic upheaval.


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Annual Return to Be Replaced With a Confirmation Statement - What is changing?

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Following changes introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, all companies (including family owned companies) will be required to a file a 'confirmation statement' at Companies House in place of an annual return.


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How to Protect Your Family Business Brand

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

With increasing competition, some family businesses may find if beneficial to invest in brand development. This can help to achieve positive distinctiveness in a crowded market.


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Our Guide to Successfully Selling Your Business - Get Your Pre Contract Agreements Sorted Early!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

With increasing competition, some family businesses may find if beneficial to invest in brand development. This can help to achieve positive distinctiveness in a crowded market.


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Selling the Family Business - Are you prepared?

Thursday, 14 April 2016

This is the second in a series of articles in which we take you step by step through the sale of a family business.


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Companies Annual Return to be Replaced with a 'Confirmation Statement'

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Following changes introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, all companies (including charitable companies) will be requiredto a file a 'confirmation statement' at Companies House in place of an annual return


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5 Steps to Selling Your Family Business

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

If, for whatever reason, passing on the family business to the next generation is not an option for you, selling to a third party (including non-family managers) may be the solution.


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What can family businesses expect in 2016? - 5 key changes to employment law

Thursday, 04 February 2016

As a helpful guide, we have summarised below a number of the key changes to employment law anticipated in 2016 that could affect you and your family business.


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Homes in the Family Business - Why your Occupiers' Legal Position Needs to be Clear

Thursday, 04 February 2016

Some family businesses, particularly in the farming and leisure industries, have grown up around the family home.


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Annual Leave - How Changes in Working Patterns Impact Upon the Entitlement of Part-Time Employees of your Family Business

Tuesday, 05 January 2016

In the recent case of Greenfield v The Care Bureau Limited, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has made clear that when a part time employee's working hours increase, their entitlement to annual leave should be recalculated to reflect this.