The Importance Of Shareholders’ Agreements In Family Businesses

7th January 2020

What Is A Shareholders’ Agreement? A shareholders’ agreement is a private contract between the shareholders and the company. It regulates the way in which the company is run and arrangements as between shareholders. Unlike a company’s articles of association, a … Continue reading

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County Confectionery Ltd

2nd December 2019

Murrell Associates advised on the sale of shares in a Cornish manufacturer to a Norwegian food business – helping the business move from strength to strength. County Confectionery Ltd makes chocolate and fudge under the Fair & Square and Copperpot … Continue reading

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Employer Guides: Can you discriminate against vegan employees?

6th November 2019

Christmas is coming. No doubt Christmas party menus are circulating and discussions surrounding outfit choice and who’s got who in the Secret Santa are hotting-up (okay, forget the last bit, of course no one’s talking about Secret Santa).  If you … Continue reading

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How to protect against competitors bidding for your brand keywords

4th November 2019

Competitors bidding on brand keywords in relation to online listings has been the subject of much discussion and media attention in recent years. Many will remember Samsung’s famous “Awkward. You obviously mean S6” Google campaign that targeted Apple’s iPhone 6s. … Continue reading

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Commercial Property

18th September 2019

The commercial property team at Murrell Associates are pleased to have recently completed the purchase of one of the most historic and architecturally important Grade II listed buildings in St Ives on behalf of St Ives Workstation Community Interest Company … Continue reading

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Myth busting: Do employees need employment contracts?

11th September 2019

One of the most frequently asked employment law questions, according to Google is: Do employees need employment contracts? One of the most common reasons employers give for not issuing a contract is that they are afraid of being held to … Continue reading

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New Employment Contract Fixed Price Package from £300

10th September 2019

Whatever the size of your business, as an employer it is vital to have the correct employment contracts in place. Employment contracts ensure not only that your business is protected but also that your staff are clear about what is … Continue reading

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Employment

5th September 2019

Negotiating exits We are experts in advising both companies and senior employees/directors on mutually agreed exits, giving a significant tactical advantage in often being able to anticipate the arguments that might come at us from the other side.   We … Continue reading

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What is a NDA

4th September 2019

NDA stands for non-disclosure agreement. Traditionally in the UK and the US this term is used as shorthand for a confidentiality agreement used in a variety of commercial relationships where confidential information is to be shared with individuals who would … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates advises Hubbox to enable birthplace expansion

5th June 2019

After acquiring the ground floor of the building next door, Hub St Ives (the birthplace of Hubbox) has recently undergone significant refurbishment of its harbour front premises. By knocking through to next door, Richard and Amy Boon, along with their … Continue reading

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