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London Tech Week: Tech Hub event

London Tech Week: Tech Hub event

Published: 12 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

We are pleased to announce Kyri Papantoniou was invited to be a speaker at the London Tech Week. The workshop covers the ‘5 legal essentials’ before launching a tech business. Kyri was further invited to become a Tech London Advocate.

Top tips for tech start-ups

Top tips for tech start-ups

Published: 12 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

London - it is one of the best places in the world to start or build a tech business. According to Tech Nation's 2018 report, the digital tech sector is worth nearly £184 billion to UK economy. And it's growing at a faster pace than the rest of the UK economy.

But let's not get carried away. It is estimated that 90 per cent of startups fail. So how can our entrepreneurs that innovate our market, stay in our market? There's more to it than just a good product and a well-defined market.

LONDON LEGAL WALK

LONDON LEGAL WALK

Published: 10 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Fletcher Day are taking part in the prestigious London Legal Walk on 17 June 2019. The London Legal Walk supports law centres and legal advice agencies in London by providing them with much needed funding and support so that access to justice is equally available to all.

Holiday season recap: Paid leave entitlement

Holiday season recap: Paid leave entitlement

Published: 10 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Most workers in the UK have the right to 5.6 weeks’ paid leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR).

The WTR state that a worker is entitled to be paid ‘a week’s pay fora week’s leave’. However, the calculation of a week’s pay is within yet another piece of legislation: the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA).

Financing a growing business - Could the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) benefit your  PR agency?

Financing a growing business - Could the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) benefit your PR agency?

Published: 5 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Are you missing out on potential financing opportunities to grow your business? Corporate solicitor David Gee explores the potential benefits of companies obtaining qualifying EIS status to drive their growth forward.

Real Estate Market Update - May 2019

Real Estate Market Update - May 2019

Published: 23 May 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

With our real estate market update we are pleased to provide our clients with a helpful insight on the UK property markets.

Employee, worker or self-employed: Why does it matter?

Employee, worker or self-employed: Why does it matter?

Published: 16 May 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Andrea London explains employment status and why it is important to get it right in the age of the gig economy

Effective pre-employment screening

Effective pre-employment screening

Published: 30 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

What pre-employment screening checks should employers carry out on potential new employees to safeguard against future headaches? 

New UK visa available for foreign tech entrepreneurs

New UK visa available for foreign tech entrepreneurs

Published: 29 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Sam Meymand explains the new immigration system, which will apply to tech entrepreneurs, amongst others

Managing potential conflicts of interest

Managing potential conflicts of interest

Published: 26 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Kyri Papantoniou looks at the rules surrounding directors’ duties and stresses the importance of knowing your responsibilities, particularly in relation to conflict of interest.

MEES : when you miss the crucial “E” rating

MEES : when you miss the crucial “E” rating

Published: 26 April 2019  |  Category: Property News

MEES Regulations have been a reality for landlords since 1 April 2018. Whilst they set minimum EPC ratings they also allowed landlords to claim exemptions, but do you know what they are and did you know you have to register them for them to apply? No? Here’s what you need to know.

Financing a growing business – should the EIS be at the forefront of FDs’ minds?

Financing a growing business – should the EIS be at the forefront of FDs’ minds?

Published: 15 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

David Gee explores the potential benefits of companies obtaining Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) status to drive their growth.

Cryptocurrency need not be so cryptic

Cryptocurrency need not be so cryptic

Published: 11 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

What happens if someone holds £145 million worth of cryptocurrency, they pass away unexpectedly and they are the only person who has the password to the digital wallet in which funds are stored?  This was the unfortunate reality for the owner of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Gerald Cotten.  It resulted in the Canadian company QuadrigaCX being unable to pay their customers around £41 million worth of Bitcoin.

What does a candidate with a criminal record need to disclose?

What does a candidate with a criminal record need to disclose?

Published: 5 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Our head of employment Andrea London provides some thoughts in the April edition of TALiNT International on what a candidate with a criminal record does and doesn’t need to disclose during the recruitment process. See page 36.

How to make your business attractive to investors - first featured in The Caterer on 22 March 2019

How to make your business attractive to investors - first featured in The Caterer on 22 March 2019

Published: 1 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Business owners need watertight arrangements behind the scenes if their company is to be a lure for buyers.

A serious and sensible investor will want to do their homework. What is the investor buying into? How successful is the business? What are its prospects? Are there any major risks? These questions, along with others, will need to be evaluated in order to make an informed decision as to the attractiveness of the offering.

Employers’ duties around collective redundancy

Employers’ duties around collective redundancy

Published: 21 March 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

In light of a recent Court of Appeal ruling, Nick Evans outlines what employers need to know about their duty regarding collective redundancy

Reversal of an HR policy. Flexible working

Reversal of an HR policy. Flexible working

Published: 14 March 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Last week US bank BNY Mellon informed its employees it was “pausing” a review of its policies that allow them to work from home. But what are the implications if HR decides to change or scrap an existing policy, and how should they go about it? Andrea London explains.

Directors’ duties - first featured in City AM on 13 march 2019 (page 19)

Directors’ duties - first featured in City AM on 13 march 2019 (page 19)

Published: 13 March 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Karren Brady and a lesson on the duties of directors

If you suspect a fellow exec of wrongdoing, don’t sweep concerns under the carpet.

Are you worried about the impact of Brexit on your business?  Piers Larbey considers some potential issues for key areas of your business

Are you worried about the impact of Brexit on your business? Piers Larbey considers some potential issues for key areas of your business

Published: 7 March 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Brexit in Brief: A short guide to the potential implications of Brexit on your business

Fletcher Day at MIPIM 2019

Fletcher Day at MIPIM 2019

Published: 4 March 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

We are pleased to confirm Fletcher Day will be attending MIPIM 2019, the world’s leading event for the property industry.

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