Reducing the Burden – Managing the Company Statutory Registers

5th October 2020

What are statutory registers? Companies in the UK are required by law to create and maintain a collection of registers which are known as the company’s statutory registers (or statutory books) to include: register of members; register of people with … Continue reading


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


Personal Data Flows post Brexit

22nd September 2020

Most businesses will now have taken steps to ensure that their data processing functions comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). However, many businesses will be unclear about the data protection responsibilities applying at the end of the Brexit … Continue reading


Coronavirus | Furlough & reduced hours | Enterprise Management Incentive (“EMI”) share options

17th September 2020

EMI share options enable employers to offer employees an equity interest in their employing company, with significant tax advantages to both the employee and employer. EMI share options are specifically designed for SME trading companies with growth potential and are … Continue reading


Murrell Associates assist M-Tech in RSE acquisition

8th September 2020

Murrell Associates have recently advised the founder of Murray Technical Services Limited in relation to the acquisition by RSE (Ross-shire Engineering Limited) of a majority stake in the company. Scottish headquartered engineering group RSE completed the acquisition of Southampton company … Continue reading


Employer Guides: Holidays, quarantines and the workplace

18th August 2020

The “travel corridor” door to Spain slammed first. France, Holland and Malta are the latest casualties and the axe is now hovering over Greece, Croatia and Turkey. For many of us, a summer holiday abroad was starting to look like … Continue reading


Leading commercial law firm Murrell Associates continues to grow

7th August 2020

Leading commercial law firm Murrell Associates continues to grow its corporate team with the recruitment of highly- regarded corporate lawyer, Nikki Reid.   Nikki, who qualified as a solicitor in 2014, joins Murrell Associates as an Associate having worked at … Continue reading


Maintaining Customer Records in the wake of COVID19

9th July 2020

To much of the publics’ great relief, the government announced on 23 June 2020 that pubs, bars and restaurants could re-open from 4 July 2020. However, the hospitality sector will have to adapt to a new concept of “normal” when … Continue reading


Adapting commercial premises to the “new normal”

8th July 2020

The lockdown measures designed to contain the spread of COVID-19 forced the closure of all non-essential workplaces, resulting in staff from many industries working from home for a prolonged period for the first time. As the UK eases lockdown measures, … Continue reading


Commercial rent recovery during COVID-19

30th June 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, the UK government has published a temporary Code of Practice. This Code will apply until June 2021 and encourages commercial landlords and tenants to work together and support each other when discussing rent payments … Continue reading