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COVID-19 and AGMs

31 Mar 2020

The AGM season is well under way for many businesses, but recent restrictions on group gatherings, and the UK 'lockdown' as a result of COVID-19 is posing difficulties for meetings to be held as planned. Businesses may find themselves in a position where holding an AGM is no longer possible…

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COVID-19 - can electronic signatures avoid meeting in person?

20 Mar 2020

In the wake of the pandemic virus and the current threat it poses on the workforce, many businesses have deployed remote working for the health and safety of their employees. This raises the issue of whether documents can be signed electronically to avoid meeting in person. Can I use an electronic…

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COVID-19 and Breach of Warranties

19 Mar 2020

The ever changing circumstances and consequential advice relating to public health and COVID-19 may have adverse impacts on ongoing business transactions, in particular relating to warranties that are provided for in sale and purchase agreements. A warranty is typically provided by the seller to…

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Challenging times for the Leisure and Tourism industry

18 Mar 2020

This last week has perhaps been the most uncertain, worrying and troublesome time of recent generations for all business owners, however none more so that those within the leisure and tourism industry. With most major airlines facing the grounding of all flights, holiday companies facing mass…

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COVID-19 and Companies House

18 Mar 2020

Following recent Government advice, Companies House have announced further changes to their filing systems to help maintain their services to businesses. Typically every business must annually send accounts, confirmation statements and reports to Companies House. If a company's accounts are…

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Covid-19 Update

18 Mar 2020

At Forbes Solicitors, we are keen to reassure clients that we have robust business continuity measures in place to protect and maintain service levels so we can continue to support our clients. The health and welfare of our colleagues and clients is paramount. We will continue to monitor the most…

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Protecting your assets

18 Mar 2020

With more alarming updates coming from the government daily, in these times of uncertainty, many businesses may be looking to their accountants for advice on how to best protect their assets. One thing that businesses can do is to look to restructure; setting up a holding company, undertaking a…

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Forbes Solicitors Joins LawPact® As It Targets Further Growth

04 Mar 2020

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has joined LawPact® - the international association of independent business law firms - as it expands its national and global reach. Having grown its team with 89 new appointments in 2019 and taken on the largest cohort of trainee solicitors to date, Forbes is…

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