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  • Preparing your business for sale

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    Date: 05 January 2018

    Just like selling your house, selling a business can be a stressful time. Harriet Morris, a trainee in our corporate team, highlights ten ways you can prepare your business for sale.
  • FSP advises PIE’s founders on MML investment

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    Date: 03 January 2018

    FSP have advised the founders of Property Information Exchange on a recent private equity investment.
  • FSP advises E-Cargobikes.com Limited

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    Date: 21 December 2017

    Philippa Roles, head of tax at Field Seymour Parkes LLP, has assisted E-Cargobikes.com on its first round of investment raising.
  • Deal or no deal: how will Brexit affect EU trade marks?

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    Date: 20 December 2017

    Susan Wells looks at the European Commission’s recent notice as to how a “no deal” Brexit would affect EU trade marks.
  • Who bears the burden?

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    Date: 14 December 2017

    Ian Machray considers an important Court of Appeal decision which has implications on how easy it is for employees to prove discrimination claims
  • Can your workers carry over unlimited holidays?

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    Date: 14 December 2017

    David Clay reports on a European case which could trigger a new wave of holiday pay litigation by individuals claiming worker status.
  • Sex segregation in mixed schools = direct discrimination

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    Date: 30 November 2017

    David Clay discusses whether a faith school’s policy of segregating girls and boys amounts to direct discrimination.
  • Height requirement fails to measure up

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    Date: 30 November 2017

    Alexandra Scarfe explains a recent case in the European courts which considered whether a minimum height requirement was indirect sex discrimination.
  • Gig economy uber alles?

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    Date: 30 November 2017

    Christian Meredith reports on the failed Uber appeal over the employment status of their drivers and the legal consequences.
  • Should you give up or just keep chasing papers?

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 30 November 2017

    Ian Machray explores whether dismissing an employee for failing to provide evidence of a right to work in the UK can be a fair decision.
  • FSP advises on sale of City Lettings

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    Date: 22 November 2017

    The corporate team at Field Seymour Parkes has advised Phil Shaul and Sarah Hull on the sale of the entire share capital of City Lettings (Norwich) Limited, to Leaders, part of the Leaders Roman Group.
  • 5 ways to improve mental health in the workplace

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    Date: 31 October 2017

    Christian Meredith explores the new Acas guidelines on improving mental health in the workplace.
  • Are pregnant workers protected even before an employer is notified?

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 31 October 2017

    Alexandra Scarfe reports on whether workers should be protected against dismissal from the moment they are pregnant.
  • Failing to prevent tax evasion is an offence

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    Date: 31 October 2017

    Philippa Roles explains why businesses must ensure they have processes in place to prevent them being criminally liable for tax evasion.
  • Too good an investigation = unfair dismissal?

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 31 October 2017

    Ian Machray reports on whether a dismissal can be unfair due to a disciplinary investigation being too thorough.
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