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07 Sep 2021 Industry News Only a handful of EU citizens take up UK tech visa According to figures produced by Tech Nation (one of the bodies that runs the scheme) only a handful of EU citizens have taken up the Global Talent Visa since it was made available to them in January. The visa is aimed at leaders or potenti... read more
04 Aug 2021 Ethics and sustainability ESG – Easy as a B-Corp? It’s interesting to see that B Corps are really beginning to hit the big time, with firms such as Coutts & Co announcing that they too have obtained the certification. ... read more
21 Jul 2021 Industry News £375m Future Fund: Breakthrough scheme open for applications The Government opened the £375m Future Fund: Breakthrough programme for applications yesterday. Under the scheme the Government will invest directly in companies alongside private investors. ... read more
22 Jun 2021 Clients in the news Grosvenor – Tenant Investment Fund We are proud to be working with Grosvenor on their new Tenant Investment Fund, which recently kicked off with support for two new entrepreneurial businesses – Bibi (JKS Restaurants) and Atis, as well as providing support to their longsta... read more
02 Jun 2021 Tips and tricks Can’t find a buyer for your company? Sell it tax free to your employees. Employee ownership trusts are becoming increasingly popular for those looking to sell up, and for good reason, as we discuss… ... read more
25 May 2021 Industry News Tips and tricks UK’s pandemic start-up boom – hidden risks for divorcing entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs who are setting up businesses of their own ought to give careful consideration about the extent of the involvement of their spouse in their new endeavour… ... read more
17 May 2021 Legislation Tips and tricks Post-termination restrictive covenants – 6 things you need to know In the context of employment contracts, a ‘post-termination restrictive covenant’ is a clause in the contract which seeks to prevent a departing employee from engaging in certain activities after their employment has ended. (cli... read more
12 May 2021 Industry News UK’s start-up boom: all its seems? According to reports in the Financial Times, the pandemic has ignited a start-up boom in the UK. ... read more
23 Apr 2021 Industry News Early stage investments: the impact of Covid on term sheets & availability of equity funding While some tech start-ups have boomed, other early stage companies have been hit with the same uncertainties and difficulties that impacted the wider economy. ... read more
22 Mar 2021 Tips and tricks Exits: six things you need to think about As much as our entrepreneur clients love their businesses, for many it is the potential for a lucrative exit event that keeps them putting in the hours. The ideas covered are targeted at founders looking to exit via a sale of their business... read more
04 Mar 2021 Industry News Legislation UK Listings Rules: How do you catch a unicorn? The UK listing rules are currently in the spotlight, with the Government keen to make London a more attractive place for listings. It is easy to see why – the level of listings in the UK has fallen 40% since 2008. There are also conce... read more
15 Jan 2021 Industry News Do investors penalise female founders for lack of “industry fit”? Academics conducted a study on ventures seeking funding in different industries.  ... read more