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Crowdfunding - by Victoria Robertson

Crowdfunding is, quite literally, raising funding from crowds - asking the public to fund a business or idea, using an online platform. There is a wide range of platforms, each with its own focus,....

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Added Friday 24th April


Agile Software Development - by Haroon Younis

Traditional v Agile Software Development

Traditional non-agile software development projects are focused on delivery of a working, useful, final version of a....

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Added Friday 24th April


Social Media is here to stay, and its use is becoming increasingly prevalent in the workplace. It provides a valuable tool for employees and employers alike to keep in touch with....

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Added Friday 24th April


Cyber Security - By Ben Collins

Late last year, Sony, one of the largest corporations in the globe, suffered a cyber attack of epic proportion. Confidential e-mails, describing Angelina Jolie as “seriously out of her mind” and recommending Idris Elba as the next James Bond, were leaked for all to....

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Added Friday 24th April


Wills and property abroad

Property abroad

Summary

  1. If you have property in Europe, you will soon have more say over what happens to this property when you....

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    Added Friday 20th March


Corporate Update 11-Feb-2015

Corporate Update

DFS TO FLOAT

Doncaster headquartered DFS has confirmed plans to float on the London Stock Exchange. DFS’s first store (then called Northern Upholstery) was opened in 1969 above a snooker hall. The company first floated in 1993 and was then valued at £271....

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Added Wednesday 11th February


Katherine Clark named in Motor Power 50 List

Katherine Clark

Katherine Clark, a solicitor in the firm's Commercial Dispute Resolution Team, has been included in this year's Motor Finance magazine's list of top 50 most influential figures in the....

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Added Friday 6th February


The Cost of Non-compliance. By Katherine Clark

Katherine Clark

Nearly 2 year ago we saw the introduction of the Jackson Reforms which provided the biggest overhaul of the Civil Procedure Rules since their introduction over a decade previously.  They came....

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Added Thursday 5th February


What's in a name? Part 2

Wrong names

Spelling a name incorrectly has this week had severe consequences for Companies House. When Taylor & Son Ltd went out of business in February 2009, Companies House wrongly amended the register to say that it was Taylor & Sons Ltd that had ceased trading. This....

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Added Friday 30th January


What's in a name? Part 1

Company Names

Two new regulations come into force tomorrow (31 January 2015) with the aim of simplifying the existing rules about company names.

The key changes are:

  • Companies will be able to use the words “Exports”, “Group”,....

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    Added Friday 30th January


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