Crowdfunding is like everything else in life - the chance of doing it successfully increases if you are surrounded by the right people. So once you have decided to go for the raise the absolute first step for planning for success is to build your team - and this is who you'll need in it.
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Harper Macleod contributes to BEIS proposals for reform of limited partnership law and Scottish Limited Partnerships
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has recently closed its consultation on the reform of limited partnership law. Stephen Chan, Partner at Harper Macleod, met with BEIS in Edinburgh to discuss its consultation as the firm has been active in the consultation exercise with BEIS. This article provides some analysis of the measures being proposed.
Ahead of Scottish International Week, Andrew Fraser, a member of Harper Macleod's specialist franchising team, explains why more businesses could be taking advantage of the benefits of international franchising.
Every week the team at Harper Macleod talk to companies who have concluded they are going to raise money from the crowd yet the number who actually go on to launch a crowdfund is significantly less. Given the companies in question still have their primary goal of raising funds, why is there such a drop-off rate?
Chris Kerr is a partner at Harper Macleod and a specialist in advising owner-managed and family owned businesses on their succession plans, including transitioning to employee ownership. Here he looks at why the Scottish Government is lending its weight to the idea of EO.