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Banking, Finance & Professional

Banking, Security & Refinance

When you are looking to develop and grow your business, obtaining finance can be a major hurdle and this is certainly true when dealing with your property. Financial institutions are…

Is it good business sense to make…

What happens when a director, shareholder or partner in the business loses mental capacity? It’s important to consider what would happen to your business if you were unable to manage…

Harrison Drury advises County Group on sale

Harrison Drury has advised on a deal which has seen Crewe-based insurance business County Group sold to Global Risk Partners (GRP). GRP, the specialist investment vehicle for brokers and managing…

What should you do if you’re affected…

Construction firm, Carillion PLC, announced this week that it and its five sister companies had been placed into compulsory liquidation. Harrison Drury’s construction and insolvency teams look at what this…

Six ways that sub-contractors can protect their…

The insolvency of a main contractor can have a devastating impact on its sub-contractors. James Robbins, a specialist insolvency solicitor at Harrison Drury, looks at what sub-contractors can do to…

Getting to grips with the Criminal Finances…

The Criminal Finances Act, which became UK law on September 30 2017, places new obligations on UK companies and partnerships to prevent tax evasion offences. Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, headed…

Top tips for attracting investment funding

Attracting investment funding can be a difficult and time-consuming process, particularly for new businesses without a trading history. Jack Stephenson, corporate and commercial solicitor at Harrison Drury, offers some top…

Is alternative finance right for my business?

In this Q&A, David Filmer, head of the mergers and acquisitions team at Harrison Drury, explores the burgeoning alternative finance sector and whether it can be a viable form of…

Panama papers and rules on corporate transparency

With the leak of the so-called “Panama papers” placing companies under even more scrutiny, further amendments to UK company law have been proposed. Harrison Drury’s head of corporate law, David…

How will the financial sector react to…

A major concern following a potential Brexit would be the impact on the UK’s hugely important financial and professional services sector. Harrison Drury’s Nick Booth analyses the arguments. The impact…

Tendering Criminal Legal Aid – What does…

On 5th May this year over 1,600 law firms who currently provide legal aid criminal defence in England and Wales submitted a tender to the Ministry of Justice to continue…

Can rent be reclaimed after a break…

A recent Supreme Court ruling on break clause provisions exercised part way through leases means that tenants should seek advice before agreeing terms. Nicola Beneduce, property lawyer at Harrison Drury,…

Insurance Act 2015: Is your business ready?

The Insurance Act 2015 is coming into force in August this year and represents the most significant change to insurance in contract law for over a century, but are you…

Can regional funds help my business?

In recent years, regional funds have become a crucial part of the North West business finance sector. These funds, such as the North West Fund and the Greater Manchester Investment…

Six legal issues to address when negotiating…

Large businesses that are used to negotiating contracts on a day-to-day basis will no doubt be familiar with the legal pitfalls involved. They may have dedicated procurement departments handling negotiations…

Four ways to recover debt from an…

Just because a company has or is about to enter an insolvency process does not necessarily mean that all is lost. I have been involved in a number of recent…

Five ways to reduce claims for workplace…

A recent High Court case has shed more light on the circumstances in which an employer may be liable for psychiatric illness caused by occupational stress. In the case of…

Q&A: Increase in court fees for businesses

Government increases in some civil court fees are due to come into effect from March 9, 2015, and will have a big financial impact on all businesses that regularly use…

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