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Above and beyond: Top tips for scaling up and out of Manchester

Above and beyond: Top tips for scaling up and out of Manchester

By | 29 Jul 2019

Following a successful panel event with colleagues from Draper Esprit and PwC, Fieldfisher corporate partner Tom Ward shares some of the essential advice professional services firms offer clients targeting international expansion.

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The tangled mesh of Net Zero

The tangled mesh of Net Zero

By | 19 Jul 2019

The recent publication of policies and research in support of the UK government's aim to deliver zero emissions by 2050 reveal worrying gaps in the technology, infrastructure and attitudes needed to achieve this goal.

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IR35: Is the UK private sector learning the hard way?

IR35: Is the UK private sector learning the hard way?

By and | 26 Jun 2019

After a rocky roll-out among public sector employers in 2017, shifting legal responsibility for determining workers' tax status and collecting payments on behalf of HMRC to private sector clients offers an important opportunity to improve the compliance process.

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Build to Rent: Accessing the trend

Build to Rent: Accessing the trend

By , and | 24 Jun 2019

Surging growth in new-build schemes in the UK's private rental sector has seen investors flocking to participate in a buoyant new class of real estate assets. But changing landlord and tenant regulations, new tax rules and stricter construction specifications are increasingly determining the approach participants in this market need to adopt.

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Employee ownership: A panacea or passing fad?

Employee ownership: A panacea or passing fad?

By , and | 20 Jun 2019

A recent acceleration in the number of companies adopting EO structures has widened the debate about the future of business ownership models in the UK. Neil Palmer, corporate partner at Fieldfisher, examines different perspectives on EO and what companies need to consider before implementing this business model.

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Giving customers 'exactly' what they want – intellectual property & consumer rights issues in customisation

By | 18 Jun 2019

In recent years we have seen more businesses finding innovative solutions to offer their customers exactly what they are looking for, whether that’s through a product customisation service or the use of artificial intelligence searches.

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Crying wolf: Is access to IP justice open to all?

Crying wolf: Is access to IP justice open to all?

By | 03 Jun 2019

After a Wolverhampton Wanderers fan's claim to have designed the football club's badge was thrown out of the High Court in May, Fieldfisher intellectual property partner, John Linneker*, examines why this case fell down and how the court system caters for individual claimants.

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The Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018: still more to do?

The Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018: still more to do?

By , and | 26 Feb 2019

Fieldfisher's Stephen Moller, Richard Todd and Richard Gibbard consider how the new regulations address some criticisms of prior legislation but also add more complexity to what is already a complicated area of the law.

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Fieldfisher advises on over £330m of venture capital deals in 2018

Fieldfisher advises on over £330m of venture capital deals in 2018

By , , , and | 22 Jan 2019

Fieldfisher advised on deals with an aggregate value in excess of £330 million, driven primarily by deals in the technology sector.