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04 Jan 2021 Ethics and sustainability Industry News Legislation Tips and tricks Becoming a B Corp – the legal implications Boodle Hatfield Associate, Hugo Brown and junior client advisor at Rothschild & Co, Tom O’Keeffe, outline what a B Corporation is, why more businesses no longer regard ESG as optional and the legal implications involved.  ... read more
14 Dec 2020 Tips and tricks Your first funding round – 6 things you need to know For many entrepreneurs completing their first round of funding is a well earned validation of the time and energy they have to put into their venture. As investors and founders both know, however, such a round is hopefully only a preliminar... read more
25 Nov 2020 Industry News CGT Review In July, the Chancellor commissioned the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to carry out a review of Capital Gains Tax. ... read more
12 Nov 2020 Tips and tricks How to start a business: Setting up and getting going This article is designed to be an introduction to some of the key practical matters an entrepreneur needs to deal with when they start a business… ... read more
30 Oct 2020 Industry News Entrepreneurship in the UK: how much does background matter? A report from the British Business Bank flags what many of us will have suspected – there is a link between the success of a new business and the background of the entrepreneur. ... read more
07 Oct 2020 Ethics and sustainability Industry News Urban farming – an alternative use for commercial space? An entrepreneurial business plan and a fascinating use of commercial space in central London.  ... read more
25 Sep 2020 Tips and tricks Covid-19 doesn’t sound the death knell for UK’s SMEs Richard Hill of Stonehage Fleming argues that for those with the right mindset, the disruption brought by COVID-19 can provide opportunity for new businesses and working practices. ... read more
18 Sep 2020 Industry News Do family businesses have more in common than they think? Rupert Merson (adjunct professor at London Business School) has written an interesting piece on how family businesses have more in common than they realise. ... read more
15 Sep 2020 Industry News FCA Business Interruption Insurance test case – good news for policyholders Judgment was handed down today in the business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA, with the findings generally being positive for policyholders.The Court found that most of the relevant clauses provided cover to the insured... read more
17 Aug 2020 Industry News Tips and tricks Who Needs Investors? 7 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Fashion Business Starting a fashion brand without the backing of family money or industry connections is difficult, but not impossible. So what does it take to succeed? ... read more
06 Aug 2020 Industry News Boodle Hatfield advises on one of the first loans from Government’s Coronavirus Future Fund Boodle Hatfield, the leading private wealth law firm, has advised on one of the first successful applications for finance from the Government’s coronavirus Future Fund for Cromwell Place, a first of its kind flexible art hub in South Kens... read more
29 Jul 2020 Industry News Trading up – how your company can become an investment vehicle for the long term Family Investment Companies (FICs) offer a way for families to co-invest together. An FIC’s constitutional documents can ensure there are good processes around decision making for the family wealth. ... read more