Rise in Equity Finance for Smaller Businesses

The UK equity finance market for smaller businesses has bounced back to record highs in 2017, following a decline in 2016, the British Business Bank’s fourth annual Small Business Equity Tracker report has revealed. 

from Latest blog entries https://www.adamslaw.co.uk/new/company-and-commercial-law/equity-finance-smaller-businesses.html


Warning Over Reliance on Inheritance Expectations

A new report into intergenerational wealth transfer has found that over 11 million people aged between 25-45 in the UK expect to receive some sort of inheritance from their parents or grandparents, with nearly half (5.1 million) of these expecting to inherit at least £50,000 in fixed assets or money. 

from Latest blog entries https://www.adamslaw.co.uk/new/wills-and-probate/warning-reliance-inheritance-expectations.html

Research Gives Insight into Characteristics of Entrepreneurs

The proportion of people from ethnic minorities and migrants starting their own firms has risen sharply since the financial crisis, at the same time as more modest increases among white people and life-long residents. 

from Latest blog entries https://www.adamslaw.co.uk/new/company-and-commercial-law/insight-characteristics-entrepreneurs.html

Government introduces new merger and takeover rules

Changes to the UK’s merger regime to recognise the growing importance of small British businesses in developing cutting edge technology products with national security applications came into force on 11th June 2018. 

from Latest blog entries https://www.adamslaw.co.uk/new/company-and-commercial-law/new-merger-takeover-rules.html

Executor Personally Liable to Pay Inheritance Tax Bill

Acting as executor for an estate carries a great deal of responsibility, and while the majority of executries are completed without incident, complications can arise and executors can sometimes find themselves in a difficult and unexpected situation. 

from Latest blog entries https://www.adamslaw.co.uk/new/wills-and-probate/executor-liable-inheritance-tax.html