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Commercial Property - The Road to Net Zero?

01 Mar 2022

In our previous edition we wrote about "green" leases and how the parties to a lease may seek to agree terms in a lease or side agreement that focus on improving the environmental position of a building. The parties (particularly a landlord) may simply be motivated by a desire to meet…

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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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Smart Contracts shall we embrace them or hold off for now?

28 Feb 2022

Smart contracts are said to be the next revolution of contracts. Although a smart contract sounds like a legal instrument, a smart contract is actually a computer program that performs a task when triggered by the occurrence of a predetermined event. Smart contracts live on blockchain, which processes…

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A green lease may help to reduce the environmental impact of your business

26 Oct 2021

As businesses tentatively begin to emerge from the pandemic thoughts may finally start to turn to future opportunities and challenges. It appears likely that the next major issue affecting the property world will be energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. With the increasing awareness of…

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Breach of Restrictive Covenants

26 Oct 2021

Every business will have information that it considers to be critical to its operations and success. For those in manufacturing this information is more delicate than other industries, as a key part of growth is core customers and supplier details. The business will want to prevent this…

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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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Financial Support for Manufacturers and Avoiding Insolvency

07 Jun 2021

In response to COVID-19, the Government introduced a number of support packages in order to ease the financial burden on businesses. Now that Government restrictions are easing, life is beginning to return to some semblance of normality, however, businesses may struggle in getting back on track as the…

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