With our due diligence guide, you’ll learn how to prepare for investor scrutiny. We outline what areas of your business investors will be interested in, how to set up a due diligence data room and provide you with an example filing structure and list of documents to include.
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We write regularly about the legal issues faced by start ups, entrepreneurs and Founders. You’ll also find news about our team and our environmental and sustainability activities.
We work with many high-growth businesses and they often face the same challenges when scaling. We’ve put together a list of 10 pitfalls we see most commonly and how to deal with them. From founder fallouts to losing control of your exit, learn how to manage scaling risks.
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is still very much alive in the UK, even after the end of the Brexit transition period. We discuss the things you need to consider around the transfer of personal data, the documentation on your website and the risk (and fines) from non-compliance.
Get the lowdown on UK & EU GDPR in our latest legal newsletter. We’ll set out what you need to consider around the transfer of personal data, UK and EU policy, and fines for non-compliance. Plus, we’ve got a big update about our sustainability activity and environmental work with Ecologi.
Trademarks are a valuable tool that can help businesses to protect their brand. The world of trademarks may seem straightforward, but it’s a surprisingly complex area of law. For instance, did you know that it is a criminal offence to use the TM symbol if your trademark is not registered?
We’re talking trademarks in our latest legal insights newsletter. Discover critical information, including what can be trademarked, types of trademarks and issues to consider when dealing with trademarks around territories, classifications and choosing a mark. Plus learn about due diligence panic in our Pitfalls to avoid when scaling feature.
Are you aware of recent changes to the Employment Rights Act? These critical changes introduce new requirements for UK employers. For example, employers must now provide details of any training entitlement that they provide. This can be a challenge where there are different training requirements for different roles.
Our legal newsletter bulletin covering critical updates to the Employment Act. Essential reading for start-up and high growth businesses hiring staff in the UK. Discover what’s changed and how your business may be affected. Plus, learn from our lawyers how to check if your employment contracts comply.
Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) schemes give employees the option to purchase company shares and can offer certain income tax benefits. Discover the benefits of EMI schemes as an employee incentive, plus learn eligibility criteria, potential tax advantages and some of the disadvantages of EMI in our detailed EMI guide.
Get the essential facts on Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) schemes with our legal insights newsletter. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of EMI as a form of employee incentive. Plus, discover the most common mistakes startups make in managing EMI schemes.