Earlier this year, the Government announced that it would be reviewing two types of employee trust, namely Employee Benefit Trusts (EBT) and Employee Ownership Trusts (EOT), and potentially introducing changes to the way in…
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We have recently advised the shareholders of The Woodhouse Partnership Limited, an international asset management consultancy, on their sale to RSK Group.
Our Corporate team, led by Partner Katharine Mortimer, has advised Nashville-based Designworks Collective on its purchase of the men’s gifting and lifestyle brand, Gentlemen’s Hardware.
The question many employers face is how to create a sense of ownership within a workforce. How do you incentivise your workforce and create a culture in which your employees feel as invested in your company as you are? The difficulties are acute when cash flow is as tight as it is for many companies this year and boards are looking particularly carefully at pay rises and bonuses.
Yesterday (24 September) the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (the Chancellor), announced, as part of the Government’s so-called “Winter Economy Plan”, further support for businesses. As the UK goes back into a state of winter lockdown there had been calls from businesses, and their representative bodies, for the Government to extend and provide additional support.
The Government has replied to these calls and we consider these changes and what they mean for your business.
Our Corporate team has acted for WRc plc on its sale of Water Research Centre Ltd (WRc) to RSK Group Ltd.
We are pleased to report that on 26 June, the Government tabled an amendment to Schedule 5 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 which will come as a relief to companies with EMI Schemes and holders of EMI options.
Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) option holders who have been furloughed by their employers may be facing tax issues, warns our Corporate team.
The Corporate team at RWK Goodman has provided equity investment support to the entrepreneurs behind a new kitchen, food market and lifestyle store which will open this summer.
Since 6 April 2016, all UK companies (other than those subject to financial services requirements and certain listed companies) and LLPs have been required to keep a ‘Persons with Significant Control’ register (“Register”).
Law firm RWK Goodman has advised MJ Church (Plant) Limited on the acquisition of Wick Quarry Limited in a deal that will see waste management and conservation working hand in hand.
In a recent case in the High Court, Mrs Justice Cockerill DBE held that the sellers of all the shares in a private company were in breach of warranties given by them in a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) by reason of an under provision of the target company’s liabilities in its most recent annual accounts.