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This briefing sets out the changes relating to SEIS and the new SITR relief as announced by the Chancellor in the Budget 2014. The good news for startups is that SEIS and EIS have been retained and a new equivalent … Continue reading

Come along to our next seminar: Tax, VAT and major changes for online businesses. This event will be held at Rainmaking Loft next to Tower Bridge on Monday 20 January 2014. Sign up here.

The VAT treatment for online businesses is changing from 1 January 2015.  Services provided by a UK business via a website or app will be liable for VAT in the country where the service is purchased and not (as now) … Continue reading

If you are an investor (or potential investor), please click the below link to answer 4 simple yes/no questions about your investment intentions. The survey is entirely anonymous. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/investmentintentions Thank you for your input!

We have published details of our next freelegal session. This will be “New Year Resolutions” in which we will cover the 10 legal things for startups to do in 2014. You can sign up here. Location to be announced shortly.

Check out our list of 12 tasks which should have been completed before Christmas. If you tick off numbers 1 to 11, number 12 will be your reward. Our Christmas checklist can be found here.

We are holding a seminar at Bathtub 2 Boardroom which will run through the process from incorporation to funding in 60 minutes. The event starts at 6pm on Thursday 20 November 2013. For more information and to sign up, click … Continue reading

Michael Buckworth is speaking on an expert panel at @StartupGrindLD this evening @GoogleCampus. The keynote speech is by Hailo founder, Russ Hall. Follow our twitter feed for live updates @buckworthlaw.

According to the Office for National Statistics, the average weekly amount spent online in May 2013 was £583million. With such a large amount of money being spent online, the law relating to goods sold on the internet has changed a … Continue reading

Our next #freelegal seminar is on Monday 18 November 2013 at Google Campus. The seminar will begin at 6.30pm. Anyone is welcome and drinks and nibbles will be served from 6.30pm. Please sign up here.

Our next free legal seminar on securing funding will be at a new venue, Rainmaking Loft on St Catharine’s Docks next to Tower Bridge. This session covers the legal aspects of securing investment and will cover SEIS and EIS as … Continue reading

We have announced our next #FarringdonLegal session which will be held on 21 September 2013 at ClubWorkspace Clerkenwell from 6.30pm. This session will investigate an e-commerce business and will look at: (i) Sale of Goods Act compliance – refunds, returns, … Continue reading

After the successful launch of our new #FarringdonLegal concept session, we have set up a new meetup group and will be hosting sessions monthly at ClubWorkspace in Clerkenwell. The concept of the sessions is that we showcase a startup and … Continue reading

We are excited to introduce our new regular monthly meetup: Farringdon Legal. Join Mark from Project Arthur and Mike from Buckworths for an exploration of websites and online retail. Project Arthur is a digital design business whose website incorporates an … Continue reading

We have just launched our new iPad app. To download it, click here. If you like the app, please review it so that The app offers users the ability to see and book our free legal seminar, request slides and … Continue reading

This event is free to attend. The event will take place on 8 July 2013. The session will explain the importance of protecting IP and will set out what steps can be taken to ensure that app developers own their … Continue reading

All are welcome at our free legal seminar dealing with the key legal issues and risks for businesses. This will be held on Monday 15 April at 6.30pm at Club Workspace Chiswick. For more information and to book, please visit: … Continue reading

Check out our new video briefing on how to incorporate a limited company in the UK. The video can be found on our home page here.

Don’t miss our briefing on cross-option agreements. These enable shareholders to buy out the shares of a deceased shareholder in a tax efficient manner. Coupled with life assurance, this can be done at no cost to the surviving shareholders. The … Continue reading

In a private limited company the death of a major shareholder can cause a number of issues.  This note sets out to avoid the most common issues whilst retaining the 100% relief from IHT that applies to shares in trading … Continue reading