The margins in the food sector are tight and set to get tighter; so being able to out-perform your competitors is key to growth or even survival. You cannot carry out work in total isolation however, so how do you protect yourself when working with partner companies? A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) often arises when a […]
We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. There is only a fortnight until the 29th March 2019. Will this or will this not be Brexit Day? We’ll help you plan for Brexit, whenever it happens, to ensure you retain your valued workforce, despite the uncertainties in Parliament. Sign up here to stay informed with […]
I have registered EU trade marks – What do I need to do? Our Response The Government has passed legislation to create a new UK national trade mark from each registered EU one. This will happen automatically on Brexit so that you will have two separate registrations for each live EU trade mark that you own: […]
When you look at buying or leasing a new site for your business you need to make sure that the building has planning permission for your intended use – or that such planning permission can be obtained. You should also be aware of planning requirements if you open a business falling into one planning category, […]
Welcome to our March Employment Update. In this bulletin we observe the new guidance published by ACAS regarding age discrimination for employers. We look into how a four day working week may be beneficial to both your business and employees. And we also examine a number of upcoming and potential employment changes, such as mental […]
We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. We’ll help you plan for Brexit to ensure you retain your valued workforce, despite the uncertainties of negotiations in the run up to Brexit. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates. One Month to Go?! Are we only one month away from Brexit Day? Donald […]
For the first time a challenge to HMRC’s hard line approach to loss of lifetime allowance protection following a mistake has had some success. In the recent case of Hymanson v HMRC in the First-Tier Tax Tribunal, HMRC were directed to issue a new certificate of fixed protection to the taxpayer. In 2011/2012 Mr Hymanson […]
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