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17 May 2021 Post-termination restrictive covenants – 6 things you need to know

In the context of employment contracts, a ‘post-termination restrictive covenant’ is a clause in the contract which seeks to prevent a departing employee from engaging in certain activities after their employment has ended.

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22 Apr 2021 Early stage investments: the impact of Covid on term sheets & availability of equity funding

From looking at the headlines, there is a case for saying that the UK’s start up ecosystem was one of the few beneficiaries of the Covid pandemic.

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22 Mar 2021 Exits: six things you need to think about

Charlie Hewlett and Hugo Brown of Boodle Hatfield and James Heath of PwC Raise | Ventures highlight six points that are often overlooked or not given enough consideration prior to an exit.

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04 Mar 2021 UK Listings Rules: How do you catch a unicorn?

The UK listing rules are currently in the spotlight, with the Government keen to make London a more attractive place for listings.

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14 Dec 2020 Entrepreneurs – 6 things to know about your first funding round

For many entrepreneurs completing their first round of funding is a well earned validation of the time and energy they have to put into their venture. Here are six things entrepreneurs should bear in mind.

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12 Nov 2020 How do I start a business: Phase 1 – The Set Up

It is said that there are two barriers to entrepreneurship. The first is that many never actually do it. They discuss an idea…

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12 Nov 2020 How to start a business: Phase 2 – Getting going

It is said that there are two barriers to entrepreneurship. The first is that many never actually do it. They discuss an idea…

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22 Apr 2020 Q&A – Business as (un)usual during the COVID-19 lockdown: the practicalities of executing documents legalised and holding shareholder meetings

This Q&A is intended to provide guidance to those seeking to navigate the choppy and uncertain waters

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27 Mar 2020 COVID-19 – Practical Commercial Steps for Businesses to Take During the Pandemic

We have been working with a whole range of businesses to help them address the many commercial issues thrown up by coronavirus.

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06 Dec 2019 Employee share schemes

Offering employees shares in a business can be a great way to align interests and to recruit, motivate and retain staff.

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