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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.

Latest articles from Natalie Wallace

  • Values-led business takes centre stage at the Impact Summit

    Values-led business takes centre stage at the Impact Summit

    Natalie Wallace, a solicitor in our Corporate department who specialises in advising entrepreneurs throughout their life cycle, has been a regular attendee at the Impact Summit – Europe's leading purpose-led business event - in recent years. At this year's event, she met with likeminded businesses and heard from founders and experts of world leading impact brands. Despite the event being online again this year due to the pandemic, it did not disappoint.

  • Money Month: how businesses can maximise furlough grants

    Money Month: how businesses can maximise furlough grants

    The UK Government recently announced an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (more commonly known as 'Furlough'). As part of the extension the UK Government announced an additional £2 billion to devolved governments. The Scottish Government has put £48 million towards supporting businesses whilst they try to navigate through this new way of life and have offered support for businesses to contribute towards the 20% of salary costs for furloughed workers while grant funding has been provided to businesses that were required to close.

  • Ensuring Terms and Conditions Are Up-To-Date

    Ensuring Terms and Conditions Are Up-To-Date

    Given the current climate, it is important to give thought to your terms and conditions.  It may be easy to forget about these in light of everything that is going on right now but the terms and conditions you have in place were put there to give your business as much protection as possible.  This point is even more prominent now.

  • 5 Common Investment Mistakes - HM Money Month

    5 Common Investment Mistakes - HM Money Month

    Since the UK's lockdown began on 23 March, Harper Macleod's corporate team has completed 78 deals remotely with 30 of those deals being investments.  Whilst life may have changed for many, business is normal here at Harper Macleod and we aren’t seeing any reduced activity in the investment market.

  • Harper Macleod Money Month Launch

    Harper Macleod Money Month Launch

    Since the UK's lockdown began on 23 March, Harper Macleod's corporate team has completed 78 deals remotely with 30 of those deals being investments.  Whilst life may have changed for many, business is normal here at Harper Macleod and we aren’t seeing any reduced activity in the investment market.