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Our breadth of expertise means you’ll be prepped and ready to handle the unique challenges of this fast-paced and ever-changing sector. 

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News & knowledge

Employer Q&A: The four-day week

The pros and cons of a four-day working week are a hot topic.   Proponents shout that it raises productivity (by increasing focus and more efficient workload management) and improves work-life balance (higher job satisfaction and less stress, sickness etc).  Naysayers point to struggles to maintain customer service, meet deadlines and an increase in recruitment and […]

CIOSIF funding for tech start-up

A Cornish tech start-up, advised by Murrell Associates has secured equity investment from GameTech Ventures and the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF), managed by The FSE Group. Founded in 2021 as part of the Falmouth Launchpad entrepreneur accelerator programme, Amutri has developed a technology that enables stakeholders of architectural and engineering projects […]

Employer Guides: April employment law changes in a nutshell

After a few years where there has not been much to report on the employment front, April 2024 marks the start of some activity which employers should be aware of. We have picked out the key points below. Changes at a glance: From 1 April… From 6 April… Acas has a new draft code of […]

Same, same but different

In recent years we have seen the rise in cut price supermarkets and affordable retailers.  Whilst many of these supermarkets fail to offer our favourite brands, it appears that they offer similar products with almost identical labelling.  So how are they getting away with it?  Thatchers Cider Company Limited recently issued proceedings against Aldi Stores […]

Arcwide strengthens its presence in UK and US with the acquisition of Cedar Bay’s IFS business

January 2024 Arcwide, the joint venture of BearingPoint and IFS dedicated to the deployment of IFS Cloud services, announces its official acquisition of Cedar Bay’s IFS business.  As the first IFS Platinum Channel Partner in the U.K. and with almost two decades of experience implementing large-scale ERP solutions, Cedar Bay provides IFS services and solutions to […]

Riding the Renewables Rollercoaster – a Retrospective

If renewable energy had a “coalface” (dare we use the term) then that’s where you’d find Murrell Associates. From the pioneering “gold rush” days, to when the industry took a good kicking from government policy and nearly disappeared, to the latest renewables resurgence, we’ve been right there working alongside renewable energy developers.

We were pleased to advise Crowdfunder on the acquisition of a platform for raising funds for legal fees

Crowdfunder has expanded with the acquisition of a platform used for raising funds for legal fees. The deal for CrowdJustice is designed to strengthen Crowdfunder’s commitment to back individuals and communities in overcoming legal challenges through the power of crowdfunding. Phil Geraghty, director of Crowdfunder, said: “Crowdfunder exists to tackle society’s challenges by making ideas […]

Legal Fundamentals – getting your foundations right for your business

Henry Maples, Partner at Murrell Associates will be speaking at the University of Exeter’s Evolve Futures programme which is taking place on Wednesday 22nd November. It focuses on providing business support services and activities.

Murrell Associates hit it for six in 2024’s Legal 500

Murrell Associates, the corporate and commercial law firm is celebrating their strongest performance of their 15-year history in the latest edition of legal directory the Legal 500.   Six of Murrells’ lawyers were ranked individually with Rebecca Anforth hitting the top spot, ranking as a Leading Individual for intellectual property advisors across the South West. […]

Employer Data Q&A: How private are your management emails? 

Before you press send on a management email about an employee, stop and think to yourself, would I be happy for the employee to read this?  Data subject access requests (known as DSARs or SARs) are frequently the first course of action for disgruntled employees contemplating grievances or employment tribunal proceedings.    As an employer, it […]

StartUp Cornwall – 14 September 2023 – Sailors Nightclub, Newquay

Murrell Associates is excited to announce our sponsorship of the Start Up Cornwall event, powered by Slush’D, taking place at Sailors Nightclub in Newquay on 14th September 2023.

Murrell Associates supports the regeneration of St Ives’ Old Lifeboat House

David Williams and Anna Bevan from Murrell Associates’ hospitality team advise Paul & Ylenia Haase the owners of The Old Lifeboat House, on a new lease to Onzo Limited, a new venture between established local operators, St Ives Restaurants and Symons Retail.