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Mergers and Acquisitions - The Solution to Your Supply Chain

16 Jun 2022

The Pandemic, Brexit and war in Europe have wreaked havoc on our supply chains. Outsourcing used to be the ultimate business model, outsourcing ancillary activities at an arm's length so that businesses could focus on what they do best. It was efficient and it was affordable. However, all of that…

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Considerations for growing your manufacturing business

28 Feb 2022

When growing a business there are a number of routes to consider. Whether it be organic growth over time or expanding quickly through mergers and acquisitions ( M&A ), it is important you carefully consider the options and ensure you have taken the necessary specialist advice. Organic growth…

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Manufacturing business growth in The North West

18 Oct 2021

The past few months have seen billions of pounds exchanged in deals involving some of the biggest and best-known businesses in the North West, including the likes of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Matillion, Boohoo, THG, Manchester United and Liverpool FC. Alongside these tech/retail/sports titans,…

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Shareholders Agreement - what they are and why you need one

15 Sep 2021

Owning a company on your own is great, it means you have ultimate control over any decision which the company makes, without having to consider what anyone else thinks. However, as soon as a company is owned by more than one person, things become a little more complicated. The more shareholders of a…

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Spring clean your business

07 May 2021

Properly preparing your business for sale takes time, which means you need to start planning for a sale well in advance. However, you never know when an offer might come along that is too good to pass up - would your company be in a position to be sold at short notice? If not, this is the best time…

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Contractual rights enforceability

18 Mar 2021

Where a contract contains a specific timeframe for completion of a particular action, what is the position if such timeframe is missed? Does it matter if there were understandable reasons for missing the deadline? A recent Court of Appeal case makes it clear that the courts will be reluctant to…

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Death of a shareholder: what happens to the shares?

19 Feb 2021

When a shareholder of a company sadly passes away, many questions are brought up surrounding what happens to the deceased's assets. In this blog, we walk you through what useful steps can be used to transfer shares from the deceased shareholder. Relevant documents relating to the shares:…

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