Our blog provides you with updates and points of view on different aspects of law that can affect individuals and businesses.

Posts are written by some of our partners, senior solicitors and solicitors.

Budget 2021- no change to CGT (for now), but still plenty going on

04 March 2021

There was much speculation about changes to capital gains tax (CGT) in the run up to the 2021 Budget. LinkedIn is rife with corporate deals in various scenarios (MBOs, trade sale and private equity) being completed shortly before the Budget. It is pleasing to see so many regional advisers prominent in those deals.

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What is a Pre-pack Administration?

24 February 2021

Pre-pack Administration is a formal insolvency procedure in which a company sells some or all its assets to a buyer, which may be the existing company’s management, immediately upon the appointment of an administrator to enable the sale to complete.

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“Eviction ban” What it really means?

16 February 2021

On 14 February 2021 BBC News reported that “the ban on evictions in England is to be extended until the end of March 2021” Senior Solicitor, Tom Hickingbottom, explores what this means for landlords and tenants.

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Is your business ready for IR35?

15 February 2021

COVID-19 has seen a year’s delay to the introduction of the IR35 Off-Payroll Working Rules into the private sector. But rest assured it’s happening! From April 6 these new rules, which are already operating in the public sector, will come into force for all medium and large businesses as well as some charities and third-sector organisations. As the date edges closer Tom Martin, from our employment team, looks at some of the headline questions you should be asking – and invites you to this week’s webinar when those questions will be answered.

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Landowners and tenants must dig deep to discover important tenancy changes

04 February 2021

Whether landlord or tenant farmer, if your tenancy is an old Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancy with succession rights you would be strongly advised to dig deep into the finer detail of the Agriculture Act 2020.

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