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How you protect your intellectual property will depend upon your business and the nature of the ...


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Once you have standard terms of business, you should have them reviewed on a regular basis to ensure...


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"The responses are ‘swift and clear' at Actons’ corporate department, which, in 2013, was active on a range of regional SMEs and owner-managed businesses. It advised on the MBO of a specialist aluminium bending business, and separately acted on the sale of a national courier business for £1m. Simon Dakin is ‘always ahead of the game', ‘contactable at all times' and provides ‘very commercial advice."

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Will the UK become a tax haven after Brexit?

Back in January last year, Chancellor Philip Hammond hinted that the UK would do ‘whatever we have to do’ to ensure the UK’s economy prospered after Brexit – including making the c...


Be clear on commercial contracts

A recent case has highlighted the need for clear, unambiguous drafting in commercial contracts  to avoid uncertainty over contractual obligations. It is clear that failure to provide cl...