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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
20 Jul 2020 Industry News Legislation Government needs to reintroduce indexation relief if it raises CGT rates Plans to review Capital Gains Tax (CGT) have raised speculation that headline rates may be increased later this year. Boodle Hatfield, the leading private wealth law firm, says that if the Government increases CGT rates, it should also cons... read more
10 Jul 2020 Industry News Legislation Tips and tricks Are you flexi furlough ready? 10 issues for employers to consider It is estimated that the furlough scheme is currently subsidising the wages of approximately 9 million employees. We set out below some of the key issues for employers to consider as the furlough scheme changes. ... read more
07 Jul 2020 Industry News Investor profiles Venture Capital in London Want to know who the most active VC firms in London are at the moment?  ... read more
24 Jun 2020 Industry News What’s Next? Changes to the furlough scheme and practical considerations for returning to work New guidance regarding the flexible furlough scheme was issued on the evening of 12 June 2020 – the guidance is complex and not straightforward. ... read more
26 May 2020 Industry News Legislation State Aid for Start-ups: UK government launches Future Fund On 18 May 2020, the government launched its £250 million ‘Future Fund’, a key initiative to support the UK economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is open for applications until the end of September 2020. The fund is bei... read more
01 May 2020 Industry News HSBC Private Bank – Family Wealth & Family Business Governance In A Crisis Podcast HSBC Private Bank have produced a helpful podcast covering Family Wealth and Family Business Governance In A Crisis. ... read more
28 Apr 2020 Industry News Legislation Government announces 100% guarantee of loans up to £50,000 under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme On 27 April the government announced that it will provide a 100% guarantee for loans of up to £50,000 under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (the CBIL Scheme). ... read more
28 Apr 2020 Industry News Government announces restrictions on the use of statutory demands and winding up petitions The Government has announced that they will introduce further temporary measures to protect commercial tenants against debt recovery actions during the Coronavirus pandemic.  ... read more
24 Apr 2020 Industry News COVID & the high-growth ecosystem: report from Beauhurst Beauhurst has crunched the numbers on 28,499 companies on its platform to assess how COVID is having an impact. ... read more
22 Apr 2020 Tips and tricks Q&A – Business as (un)usual during the COVID-19 lockdown: the practicalities of executing documents, getting documents legalised and holding shareholder meetings This Q&A is intended to provide guidance to those seeking to navigate the choppy and uncertain waters of the COVID-19 outbreak. ... read more
17 Apr 2020 Industry News A further update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – the legal framework On 15 April 2020, a Treasury Direction and updated guidance were issued on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”). The Direction essentially sets out the legal framework for the CJRS although it is possible that further Direction... read more