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The Grange Hampshire – Redefining Arcadia

Moore Barlow

30.11.2020

Looking after our history There is something about an English historic house that captures our imagination. We are steeped in heritage in the UK and we love our costume dramas that give us a glimpse of life in Jacobean or Elizabethan England. But running these stately homes is an expensive business. Over the last two […]

Real estate

Blog

Courts take a strict approach to force majeure clauses

John Warchus

30.11.2020

2 Entertain Video Ltd v Sony DADC Europe Ltd [2020] BackgroundIn Covid-19 times, a recent decision from the Technology and Construction Court relating to the 2011 London riots is a useful reminder of the restrictive way in which force majeure and limitation clauses are interpreted by the courts and needs to be noted by all suppliers of goods […]

Commercial

Case study

Helping entrepreneurs achieve their objectives

Moore Barlow

25.11.2020

Being entrepreneurial means different things to different people, but to us here at Moore Barlow, we know it means being fleet of foot and highly adaptable when our entrepreneurial clients need to move quickly to take advantage of an opportunity. Recently we helped one such client who was looking to restructure his business portfolio to […]

Corporate

Blog

Covid-19 rent arrears enforcement

Simon Beetham

25.11.2020

To provide further clarity for landlords and tenants, on 19 June 2020 the Government published guidance for the commercial property sector, in the form of a Code of Practice. The Code of Practice is voluntary and encourages good practice between landlords and tenants, promoting payment of rent by tenants where this is possible, but also […]

Dispute resolution | Disputes | Real estate

Blog

When to knock out a lock-out agreement

Charlotte Brackley

24.11.2020

High-value country property transactions have enjoyed a boom over the past few months, leading to an increasing trend towards the use of Exclusivity Agreements, also known as ‘lock-out agreements’. An Exclusivity Agreement is normally a tool used by a buyer to provide them with an exclusive opportunity to do due diligence on a property, and […]

Real estate | Rural services

Blog

Reminder – Time limits for furlough claims from 1 November

Katherine Maxwell

23.11.2020

There are new stricter time limits for making claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough). These apply during the extension of the scheme to 31 March.  Claims made from 1 November 2020 must be submitted by 11.59pm, 14 calendar days after the month you are claiming for. When this time falls on a weekend […]

Covid recovery | Employment

Blog

Agricultural tenancy reform update

Anita Symington

23.11.2020

In an earlier edition of Rural News, we considered the proposals put forward in the Defra Consultation Paper on Agricultural tenancies. The most controversial of these proposals were: for AHA tenancies to be assignable by a Tenant at a premium where no eligible successor remained; the extension of the category of eligible relatives to include […]

Real estate | Rural services

Blog

What does Brexit mean for your workforce?

Michelle Tudor

20.11.2020

The end of the transition period on 31 December 2020 means your business should be taking preparatory steps now to protect its international workforce. EU nationals who are resident in the UK as at 31 December 2020 have the right to continue working and living in the UK under the Settlement Scheme. Those with five […]

Employment | Immigration

Video

Do I need a shareholder agreement?

Peter Jeffery

20.11.2020

A shareholder agreement is an agreement between the shareholders to explain certain matters in relation to the company and its business. This is important to have to resolve and avoid any potential disputes. If you require further information, please contact corporate solicitor, Peter Jeffery on 023 8071 8040.

Corporate

Blog

Legal guide to buying a farm

Rebecca Langmead

20.11.2020

The pandemic has led to greater appreciation of the countryside and of shopping locally, which is good news for the agricultural sector. Agriculture has long been seen as a secure investment, but now with so many companies encouraging home-working, we’re seeing a bubble of buyers deciding to relocate to rural life on a farm. If […]

Rural services

News

Agency merger strengthens Moore Barlow’s position in the recruitment sector

Moore Barlow

19.11.2020

Two of the UK’s leading hospitality recruitment agencies have merged and will form part of the UK’s largest specialist hospitality recruitment company. Evolve Hospitality Recruitment, which has offices across the UK and specialises in temporary staff recruitment for the hospitality sector, has merged with Collins King & Associates which specialises in permanent staff recruitment to […]

Corporate

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Are you thinking of buying or selling a company?

Jeremy Over

19.11.2020

If you’re thinking about purchasing or selling a company, our corporate legal experts can advise you and identify any potential downfalls. Contact corporate solicitor, Jeremy Over on 023 8071 8025.

Corporate


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