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Startup Series – II – Building Your Company

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING COMPANY FOR STARTUPS In the first article of our startup series, we have mentioned crowdfunding, which is a contemporary and interesting topic, and dwelled on the conditions of using crowdfunding as an alternative financing source in your company. For the second article of our series, we want to turn our course back a little bit, to the period when your ideas and your startup are slowly maturing. One of the most important questions in mind during the initial period when there is no legal entity yet when there is just you and perhaps your partner, your opinion and effort are undoubtedly “Will we establish a company?”

Why now is the time for a first-class outsourced switchboard

Where others see obstacles, let us see opportunities. Now we are starting to move back into our offices, we’re all looking for ways to make improvements and savings. Especially with additional measures in place to receive staff and visitors. Here is how outsourcing your switchboard can greatly improve your front of house team. And ultimately, your firm’s operations.

Employers should prepare for long-term changes to the world of work

There are of course many negatives arising from the crisis presented by COVID-19. However, there could be real benefits for businesses and their staff if we take some of the opportunities that have been presented and do not just look to revert to the old ways of doing things.

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North West set Exchange Chambers has added two door tenants to its list of more than 80 members. Littleton Chambers’ Philip Bartle QC, who specialises in mediation, is joining the set with the aim of developing a mediation practice in Liverpool. Meanwhile, 2 Bedford Row junior Keith Mitchell is also becoming a door tenant in […]

Simmons set to achieve revenue goal

Simmons & Simmons is on track to achieve its ambitious profit target for next year after revenue for the first half was up by 10 per cent. Managing partner Mark Dawkins plans to take the average profit per equity partner, which currently stands at £385,000, up 17 per cent to more than £450,000 in 2006. […]

Regional: the South West

Lorraine Cushnie on the month in the South West: Ashfords celebrates split from Bevan Brittan Bond Pearce appoints new managing partner Osborne Clarke boosts London team Thring Townsend takes on Laytons’ Bristol practice Monthly column Coming up: In-house: 21 Nov Management: 28 Nov The bar: 5 Dec Regional: 12 Dec

Addleshaws, Biggarts make legal agrochemical history

Addleshaw Goddard and Scottish firm Biggart Baillie have joined forces to crack a Chinese generic agrochemical manufacturing ring, slapping 19 injunctions on companies in one fell swoop at an industry event. The BCPC Crop Science and Technology Conference in Glasgow is the world’s largest agrochemical conference, attracting millions of pounds of sales. The injunctions covered […]

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