Incentivise your staff with an employee share scheme

30th January 2019

Right now, times are tricky for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Uncertainty abounds across every industry as Brexit (and all its different permutations) looms on the horizon. If you are a business owner, you’re no doubt craving clarity while, … Continue reading


Maples on the rise at leading law firm

31st October 2018

Fresh on the back of being identified as one of two ‘Next Generation’ corporate lawyers in the West Country by the Legal 500, Murrell Associates are delighted to announce Senior Associate, Henry Maples, has become a Director at the firm. … Continue reading


Murrell Associates help County Confectionary go from strength to strength

15th October 2018

Murrell Associates have 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 … Continue reading


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


Two Cornish creative agencies have joined forces in order to grow business on a national and international scale

25th July 2017

Leap, based in St Austell, and Truro-based MPAD will collaborate on projects in the charity, health, education and sustainability sectors. The alliance was forged by Leap creative director, Matt Hocking, and MPAD counterpart, Mark Picken. Hocking, said: “Mark and I … Continue reading


The dangers of agreeing to agree

22nd June 2017

The feeling is a familiar one during many drawn out contract negotiations: time is marching on, both sides just want to finish the process but the important logistical details are just not being agreed upon. The temptation to leave various … Continue reading


Mergers and Acquisitions Breakfast Seminar

23rd September 2019

As part of the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Festival of Business, Henry Maples, partner Murrell Associates will be holding a seminar on Tuesday 29th October focusing on the topic of mergers and acquisitions. The seminar will cover negotiating the sale … Continue reading


The difficulties of implied terms

22nd March 2017

When entering into any kind of contract it is essential to expressly include clauses on all matters that are crucial to the parties and the arrangement at hand. Unfortunately this does not always happen. Where a contract is silent on … Continue reading


Murrell Associates’ client Classic Cottages has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Wight Locations on the Isle of Wight

27th January 2017

This latest acquisition – the second in 12 months – sees Classic’s parent company, Worval Holdings, grow to become the second largest privately-owned holiday cottage company in the UK. Worval, whose brands include Aspects, Boutique Retreats, Classic Glamping and, at … Continue reading


Choosing The Right Business Vehicle

12th January 2017

One of the first considerations when setting up a new business is deciding the form it should take. There is no one perfect business vehicle to suit all ventures; there are various advantages and disadvantages to every option. It is … Continue reading