The corporate and commercial team at Hillyer McKeown has found a common golden thread when it comes to family businesses: good planning means fewer arguments. Here’s guidance based on frequently asked questions from clients such as ownership and how to protect your assets.
Having bought back the business he founded earlier in 2016, Harry Br?njes explains why Premier Medical is on the acquisition trail and what that involves.
Buying a business is a significant step for any entrepreneur. However, once the deal is done and the realisation you have purchased your first business has set in, it can be difficult knowing the next steps.
In recent months, it has been impossible to watch the news without hearing about the privatisation of Royal Mail. Indeed, such was the interest and demand for shares in the company – private investors were limited to a maximum of a £750 investment. But the fact that up to 150,000 Royal Mail employees were to be given a direct stake in the business themselves, was largely overshadowed.
In a recent case it has been reported that the High Court issued an injunction ordering a former employee to give her ex-employer control of the LinkedIn account she had set up and the groups which she had created during her employment.