COVID19 and Commercial Collaborations

24th September 2020

In the wake of the COVID19 pandemic many businesses will be reassessing their business practices, looking to reach new audiences and increase profitability in innovative ways. Commercial collaborations are a great way for businesses to come together on a joint … Continue reading

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COVID19 and the UK IPO

9th April 2020

The UK Intellectual Property Office (“UK IPO”) is the central registry in the UK responsible for dealing with trade mark, design right and patent applications. The UK IPO has confirmed in a recent update that examination reports for UK trade … Continue reading

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COVID19 and Data Protection

8th April 2020

The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) have issued a statement regarding the recent COVID19 outbreak and the impact on the UK’s data protection regime. Many businesses may be required to spend the majority of their time dealing with the consequences of … Continue reading

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Coronavirus, Quarantines and effects on Commercial Contracts

13th March 2020

The recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused disruption across the globe. Most people will be aware of the tragic statistics relating to hospitalisation and death. However, the long term economic impacts on businesses are yet to be assessed. So … Continue reading

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Budock Vean Hotel

11th March 2020

The Budock Vean Hotel is a 4-star country house hotel nestled in 65 acres of sub-tropical gardens beside the Helford River in Cornwall. The Barlow family bought the hotel in 1987 and have worked tirelessly to build its enviable reputation. … Continue reading

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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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Buying and selling a small business: What to expect and how to prepare

3rd June 2019

Whether you are selling a business that you have developed and worked hard at, or you are embarking on a new venture or lifestyle change, you should make sure that you are fully prepared and protected. Most small business transfers … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates assist with management buyout at leading copywriting agency

13th December 2018

Murrell Associates have assisted one of the UK’s leading copywriting agencies, Radix Communications, to complete a management buyout. Founded in 2007 by Fiona Campbell-Howes, Radix has averaged 20% annual turnover growth since 2014. Fiona will remain as CEO until the … Continue reading

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Interview with Hubbox’s Richard Boon

28th November 2017

It’s early Autumn in Truro. Sun streams in through the windows and the hubbub of Lemon Street murmurs below us. Lunch has arrived in the form of brown paper bag, perched in anticipation on the table, for inside is the … Continue reading

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EU Data Protection – a new regime

18th July 2016

After only three years of EU discussions (brief by EU standards!), agreement has been reached on a new data protection regulation with the catchy title “the General Data Protection Regulation”. When implemented (this is likely to be spring 2018) it … Continue reading

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