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FAQs: EMI Share Option Schemes

abby-watson

EMI schemes can be complex, and our clients understandably have many questions about them. In this advice piece, we answer your EMI FAQS, and also provide a glossary for the common terms you might come across when researching EMI share options. ...

News: Business Growth Show

toby-harper

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be exhibiting at the Business Growth Show next week. The show is celebrating it's 10th year and invites businesses from all backgrounds to find new and inventive ways to help their business grow. ...

We're delighted to announce that we'll be exhibiting at Venturefest East Midlands next week. The show is recognised as one of the most prestigious business events in the region and brings together thousands of local SMEs looking to secure investment and growth in their business. ...

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is commonly used as an alternative to going to court to settle a dispute. There are different types of ADR, and your choice of which method to use will depend onseveral factors. In our latest blog, Gemma Pickavant explains the general benefits of using ADR, as well as the different types of ADR available to you. ...

Harper James’ Intellectual Property team has settled a client’s claim at the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) for "a substantial sum" backed by court orders. The IPEC was recently set up as a cheaper and faster alternative to the Patents Court for SMEs who wish to raise or challenge a dispute about their intellectual property. ...

With former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson filming for his new television show, having had his contract terminated by the BBC after the famous “punch fracas”, Gemma Pickavant looks at the grounds for fair dismissal and considers the circumstances where you can dismiss an employee for their behaviour outside of work. ...

At Harper James Solicitors we enjoy working with businesses that are seeking to exploit new ideas and/or defy convention, especially when associated with achieving ambitious targets. These clients may be long established or nascent, operate in traditional sectors or new growth markets or may be looking to take advantage of new ideas or developments. ...

Discrimination and harrassment

sean-walsh

This business development briefing just provides an overview of the law in this area. You should talk to a lawyer for a complete understanding of how it may affect your particular circumstances. Instruction not to speak native language at work was not race discrimination (EAT) The EAT has upheld an employment tribunal's decision that an instruction to an employee not to speak Russian at work was not ...

What's in a name?

toby-harper

At a time when many other law firms have moved to abbreviate their names or moved to something more modern or hip, why have we decided to buck the trend? To answer that, we should perhaps delve a little into our short but successful history. When I started ...

There may be circumstances when a company is no longer needed e.g. the company may no longer be trading or the company’s assets may have been transferred leaving a company only with the cash received. In these situations, the Companies Act 2006 provides a relatively easy process where the company’s directors apply for the company to be struck off the register. ...