Articles & Blogs 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.
Here are a few resolutions which could have a positive effect on the health of your business for 2016.
As the needs of your family business and the market change and develop, you may find that you need to consider leasing new premises or extending and/or renegotiating the term of your existing lease.
Friday, 04 December 2015
… we thought we'd take the opportunity to look back over the year and round up a few of our favourite Family Business Law Brief articles from the last 12 months.
Thursday, 03 December 2015
Have you seen Arthur Christmas?
Thursday, 29 October 2015
Like many other businesses, family businesses can unfortunately become involved in disputes.
You may have noticed that we recently launched a 'family business tips for success' page on our website.
Monday, 19 October 2015
Update - Striving to Save SSI
Thursday, 15 October 2015
Where a family business uses the family name ‘over the door’, the name will become synonymous with the business, its reputation and its goodwill.
Many farms have disused outbuildings or barns which can prove to be valuable assets for your family business even when they no longer serve a useful agricultural purpose.
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
The number of couples entering into prenuptial agreements (or 'prenups') is on the rise.
Articles & Blogs Corporate Family Business
Thursday, 03 September 2015
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) received Royal Assent on 26th March 2015.
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
One of the many benefits of being part of the family business community is sharing experience and ideas with like-minded people.
Trusts have been widely used as a method of holding family wealth and passing it to the next generation. However, recent tax changes have made trusts a less attractive option.
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has recently published two guides explaining the rights to leave for attending antenatal and adoption appointments and on surrogacy.