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Legal news round-up April 2019

Date: 16 April 2019

By: Fanny Marshall

GDPR: How businesses have adapted their technology

Date: 16 April 2019

By: Victoria Harrison

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Could microfinance boost your small business?

Given the importance of small businesses to the UK economy, more needs to be done to help them survive - and thrive. Could microfinance be the answer?

Date: 24 May 2018   By: Dine Racoma

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How to turn around a struggling company

A company administration process can help assist a company that is looking for legal protection while they restructure their business with the hope of being able to trade forward.

Date: 18 August 2015   By: Guest contributor

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Could pension-led funding enable your business to grow?

A growing number of business owners are using pension-led funding (PLF) to expand their businesses. PLF is one of the newest forms of alternative finance available to companies that either cannot or do not want to access traditional bank funding.

Date: 16 September 2014   By: Guest contributor

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What is 'distraint' and how could it affect your company?

"Distraint" is where a landlord or HMRC can recover debt by auctioning off a company's assets. An official visits the company's premises and issues the director(s) or "responsible person" with a distraint notice and records all valuable assets.

Date: 23 April 2014   By: Guest contributor

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Angel investing – how it works

There is an established, but growing, trend for wealthy private individuals (known as “angels”) investing in young and small private businesses in return for shares in the company.  This is a form of equity finance, as opposed to the more usual debt finance provided by lenders.   ...

Date: 25 October 2010   By: Law Donut

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