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Clare Lang

Did you set up a new business during the pandemic?

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The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has recently reported, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the number of new business incorporations were lower in the Quarter 2 period of April - June 2020 than they were in the same period last year. However, the ONS...

Breathing Space for Coronavirus Impacted Businesses: The New Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

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The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill had its second reading in Parliament on Wednesday 3rd June and should come into force very soon, the Government having squeezed the approval process - which would normally take over a year - into just six...

Restructuring Coronavirus-Impacted Businesses

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Whilst we await further direction from the Government as regards relaxation of the lockdown measures and how businesses will be permitted to operate, almost all owner-managers will be considering the future of their businesses. Whilst some businesses...

"Whatever it takes" to minimise COVID-19 impact on businesses

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In an effort to minimise the disruption and financial impact on of COVID-19 on UK business, Rishi Sunak has pledged more than £330 billion of state backed loans and £20 billion of tax relief and grants to support businesses through this...

Preparing for an Acquisition

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Corporate partner Clare Lang is giving some new year advice to business owners who are looking to sell their business and retire in style. Clare, a legal advisor to many SMEs and PLCs, covers the key boxes business owners must tick and understand when...

Good news for companies and employees with an interest in EMI

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Good news for companies and employees with an interest in EMI (Enterprise Management Incentive) share options! The EC has just approved the renewal of State aid approval for such option schemes. Those who have been following...