How to Avoid the Risk of Employee Claims when Varying the Terms of an Employment Contract

Employment terms often change over time when employees are promoted or receive a salary increase, for example. There are, however, certain changes to employment terms that employees are less willing to accept, such as pay cuts, changes to working hours, or the addition of new duties. It is therefore important that employers understand how to amend an employment contract with minimal risk of conflict.

Insolvency Doesn’t Have to Mean Insolvency: What does corporate insolvency really mean?

The word ‘insolvency’ carries many frightening connotations for business owners. However, being insolvent does not necessarily mean that your company must close up shop for good. Here, we discuss how to determine whether your company is insolvent, along with some of the main insolvency options that might save your company.

What is TUPE?

TUPE is an acronym for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employees) Regulations, which are designed to protect employees if the business they work for changes ownership or if there is any change in service provisions.

6 Things to Remember When Buying a Dental Practice

Due diligence is of paramount importance when buying any business, but when purchasing a dental practice, there are various additional factors that come into play. Examining each of the elements will help you determine the true value of a practice, comply with the statutory requirements of the UK’s General Dental Council, and ascertain which warranties or indemnities will be needed in your sale and purchase agreement.

5 Things to Get Right When Selling Your Dental Practice

Although due diligence is, generally speaking, intended to protect the buyer, it is equally important for the seller when negotiating the sale of a business, as it can streamline completion of the sale. Here, we give an overview of the areas of due diligence specific to the sale of a dental practice, to prepare you for the enquiries and demands you can expect from a prospective buyer.

4 Tips for When Considering a Management Buy-Out and Whether It’s the Right Strategy for Your Business

A management buy-out (MBO) occurs when a company’s existing management team purchases the company, moving from employees to entrepreneurs. It can be a challenging experience, but with carefully selected advisors and investors, an MBO can result in an acquisition that is successful for the long-term.