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Mogers Drewett & Old Mill advise on sale of Golledge Electronics to Techpoint

Somerset based Golledge Electronics sells to Techpoint backed by Literacy Capital. Golledge has been advised by South West firms, Old Mill (Financial) and Mogers Drewett (Legal). Golledge is one of the market leaders in the global supply of frequency control products. Golledge has benefitted from significant growth in recent years, with its wide range of…

Is your business at risk from a cyber attack?

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Government Security Group (GSG) in the Cabinet Office have warned all UK organisations of the increased potential for cyber-attacks due to the current situation in Eastern Europe. You may have great cyber security systems in place, but you can never be 100% safe.   Everyone in your organisation…

Are you looking to hire an apprentice?

This week is National Apprenticeship Week – a time to highlight the positive impact apprenticeships can have on individuals, businesses and the economy. If you are looking to hire a new member of your team, why not consider an apprenticeship? Some things to remember: Apprentices must be aged 16 or over, must be paid at…

Important new changes to Inheritance Tax from 1 January 2022

HM Revenue & Customs- (HMRC) have recently announced they will be changing the reporting requirements in respect of deceased persons’ estates. Chartered Legal Executive, Kat King discusses the changes that will take affect from 1st January 2022 and who will be affected by these changes. First, it is important to highlight that these changes are…

Promotions & exam success – congratulations to our team

Sometimes we’re so busy ‘doing the do’ that we forget to look up and register the journey and the micro steps we have taken to get to where we are. We can all also be guilty of not wanting to blow our own trumpets! We ‘looked up’ recently and want to celebrate the journey of…

Debt Recovery after Covid

Businesses and landlords across the country are still feeling the financial pressure of unpaid invoices and rent following the coronavirus pandemic. As life slowly starts to return to normal action needs to be taken now to secure payment of these debts. Senior Dispute Solicitor, John Osman discusses the options available to both landlords and businesses…

Do you truly know you client?

Establishing that your client is who they say they are, is important for many reasons, not just Anti-Money Laundering. Identifying a client can deter identity fraudsters as well as criminals and protect your business from a fine or your people from imprisonment. When you are given the client’s original identification (ID) to certify, what should…

The responsibilities and duties of a company director

The Companies Act 2006 imposes certain general duties on a director of a UK limited company. The aim of this guide us to provide directors with an overview of these fundamental duties. What is my role as a director? A company acts through two bodies of people – its shareholders and its board of directors….

What do the changes to self-isolation rules mean for employers?

Currently, it is a legal requirement for most individuals to self-isolate if they or someone they live with has COVID symptoms or tests positive, they have returned from a “red list” country, or they have been contacted by NHS Test and Trace. Now, failure to do so, or an employer insisting an employee comes to…

How risky is Non-Compliance to your business?

The cost of non-compliance with Financial Crime Regulation, such as anti-money laundering, sanctions, tax evasion and others and have been continuously increasing in the past few years. However, staying compliant with ever-evolving regulations has become a challenge but failing to adhere to these regulations could leave businesses unable to operate. What is Corporate Compliance? Compliance…