Article provided by Lucy-Rose Walker, Co-Founder of Misadventures in Entrepreneuring In the last week at Misadventures in Entrepreneuring Lucy-Rose and I have been taking a dose of our own medicine, that is, we have been picking back up tools and techniques that we use when we’re working with entrepreneurs all the time but very rarely apply to ourselves. And this week I have been reminded of why.
Legal Insights & Industry Updates
Life, business and the law
The law never stands still, and the way it applies to you and your organisation is constantly evolving. Our people are on top of these developments and can keep you up to date with some of the most interesting aspects of these changes. Check out our articles and updates for our perspective on issues that might affect you.
UPDATE: Coronavirus, social landlords and General Meetings – proposed legislation for companies, registered societies and SCIOs
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was introduced on 20 May 2020 and is currently making its way through Parliament. It contains specific provisions regarding general meetings, which will be of interest to social landlords. While the next reading of the Bill is not until 3 June 2020, we have highlighted some of the key proposed provisions below.
Mental Health Awareness Week comes to an end on Sunday, with this year's theme is "kindness". With the trials and tribulations that the Coronavirus outbreak has brought, employers and employees are encouraged to think carefully about how they take steps to promote mental wellbeing.
While individuals automatically seek support and treatment from medical practitioners and specialist organisations, the law is able to provide a level of clarity and certainty during what is an extremely difficult and uncertain time. Lawyers are able to put in place a strategy to protect both the individual's wellbeing and assets throughout the duration of their illness. In this article we look at the place of Guardianships in Scotland.
Futures Fund offers support for innovative businesses requiring investment – but how will it work in practice
The long awaited Futures Fund launched yesterday for applications via the British Business Bank website and is aimed at innovative UK companies with good potential that typically rely in equity investment but are currently affected by Covid-19. We have analysed the Fund and set out here what is involved for companies looking to access funds this way.