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29 Sep 2021 Flex Space – a view on market consolidation (and six things to think about on the legal side)

The demand for flexible workspace has raised many questions. Associate, Hugo Brown highlights some of the legal considerations for those looking to buy, or sell office space to, a competitor.

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20 May 2021 Life after Serviced Offices – the legal implications of ‘Offices As A Service’

Serviced offices have been all the rage for years now; consider WeWork, Regus and countless others. But Covid has exposed some key shortcomings.

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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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10 May 2021 Part Two: The Rat Race – on the final straight?

PropTech is the technology that enables the Hub & Spoke Model; Flex Space; and Desks for Hire. It facilitates the better use and management of property.

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05 May 2021 Part One: The Rat Race – on the final straight?

As lockdown eases, attentions are again turning to the office. Huge questions remain about what “the return” is going to look and feel like.

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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 Jan 2021 Becoming a B Corp – the legal implications

B Corporations (“B Corps”) are businesses that “meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose”.

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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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