It’s beyond disappointing that in 2024 we are having to warn female investors that from 31 January 2024, the new definition of high net worth individuals will come into effect and likely have devastating consequences for the female investor network.
For some, an IPO is a fervent dream. We discuss how to make that dream a reality, from preparing the business to floating on the stock exchange.
Articles of Association can be thought of as the constitution of your company. We've put together an A to Z guide on how to get them right.
A shareholders agreement is key to shielding companies and shareholders alike from risk. But why do they matter so much? And what should they include?
Getting your board of directors right is crucial. But what mistakes do founders make, and how can you avoid them?
From contracts to shares, to financing, founders have a lot to do when setting up their business. We provide the ultimate checklist to get started.
When setting up your own business, you'll need to decide how to structure your company. In this article, we tackle the pros and cons of sole traders versus limited companies.
An investor will carry out due diligence before investing in your business. What can you do to prepare? We break it down in simple terms.
A convertible loan note can be a handy asset for start-ups to generate money, but what are their advantages and disadvantages? We break it down.
In this blog, we discuss advance subscription agreements - when to use them, when not to use them, and the benefits that lie in wait.
The UK gov has announced changes to its Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme or SEIS. What does this mean for your business? And how can you make the most of it?
In this 7-step guide we explain the process of raising equity investment. From getting your house in order, to post-completion matters, we cover it all.
How can you raise money for your business? We tackle equity financing, convertible loan notes, and more.
How do you go about selling your business? How do you navigate legal hurdles? And how do you get the most value for something you’ve worked so hard to build?
What’s the deal with Series A, B, and C investment? In this blog, we break down Series A investment in detail.
Shares or share options attract and reward employees within a business. But what happens when they leave? We tackle good leaver and bad leaver provisions.
Statutory registers are an important foundation for your business and serve as records of important aspects of your company structure...
March is B Corp month and if you’re anything like us, you likely enjoy hearing the stories of B Corp certified...
Running a business comes with a litany of highs and lows. But when it comes to selling, what should be on your mind? We list the 10 things you should consider.
On the 4th of January 2022, the National Security and Investment Act came into force. But what does it mean and how does it impact your business?
In most SMEs, the directors and shareholders are the same people. But what happens when a director leaves the business?
EMI options can be a great way of attracting and retaining top talent. But there's more than meets the eye with the EMI share option scheme...
For startups, raising money is key to ensuring they ‘kick start’ their business. Attracting investors...
Splitting up with your co-founder can be a challenging process. We discuss what happens next and how you can prepare for the worst.
Distributing equity between co-founders is important to consider in the early stages. We outline the five things you need to consider when doling out equity.
When you incorporated your start-up at Companies House, chances are that you gave lots of thought to its name, the directors, and the...
Your Series A round is probably going to be the first time you and your business comes under the scrutiny of an institutional...
There is a wide range of funding resources available for your business. We explain how to maximise your potential and secure the best possible outcome.
We dive into the legal nitty-gritty of business structures, from limited companies to sole traders, and help you decide which one is best for you.
Get your legal foundations right, and you'll go far. We count down the most important legal documents you need to be aware of.
Starting a business is challenging, exciting and usually expensive so we’ll forgive you for pushing...