Landlords raise the CVA stakes

July 12th, 2019

Property Litigation Partner, Daniel Swimer, has commented in Property Week explaining the challenges facing landlords and the options available to them in light of the recent increase in tenant CVAs.

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Why we must banish gender bias among entrepreneurs

July 12th, 2019

The UK may be the fastest growing start-up nation in Europe, but men are still twice as likely to be entrepreneurs than women, with just 5.6 per cent of UK females running their own business.

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When does keeping tabs on working time overstep the line?

July 3rd, 2019

Employment Partner David Greenhalgh comments in Personnel Today, discussing employers needs to monitor their employees and how technology may help.

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Arcadia Rescue Deepens U.K. Landlords’ Retail Crisis

June 14th, 2019

Daniel Swimer, Property Litigation Partner, has been featured in a number of publications surrounding the news that Arcadia has been saved from administration. 

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Arcadia: What went wrong?

June 13th, 2019

Arcadia Group was saved from administration by agreeing on the required majority of its company voluntary agreements (CVAs) with landlords.

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Philip Green’s Arcadia Faces Uncertain Fate After Vote Delay

June 6th, 2019

Billionaire Philip Green’s Arcadia Group Ltd. faces an uncertain future after adjourning a meeting on June 5 for creditors to hold a make-or-break vote on the retailer’s turnaround plan.

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GDPR is one year old, but has the EU’s data protection regulations helped business or eroded trust?

May 29th, 2019

Saturday marks the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally coming into force.

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Pret acquires EAT to keep pace with consumer demand for vegetarian options

May 23rd, 2019

Fast food chain Pret acquires rival EAT in an undisclosed deal with a view to meet growing consumer demand for vegetarian and vegan options on the high street.

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Pret a Manger buys EAT and plans convert stores into ‘Veggie Prets’

May 23rd, 2019

Pret A Manger has bought Eat and vowed to convert many of the chain’s stores into ‘Veggie Prets’. “This story is as much about the success of Pret vs its competitors as it is about the failure of Eat.”

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How difficult is it to secure funding for co-living developments?

May 8th, 2019

Acquiring funding for co-living developments is “challenging”, according to one co-living property developer. Andrew Clissold comments.

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