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Once seen as a last resort for businesses in trouble, but now increasingly a mainstream source of business finance, asset based lending is continuing to grow its popularity as companies look to secure new growth in the UK’s improving economy.
Pauline Munro, legal director at national law firm Gateley’s Leeds office, will represent Great Britain at the European Duathlon Championships in Alcobendas, Spain, on Sunday, 26 April 2015.
Buying or selling a business can be extremely stressful and parties involved may worry about transaction meetings. With that in mind, Charles Glaskie, corporate partner at national law firm, Gateley, offers his expert advice to help things run smoothly on the day.
Returning value to shareholders has become a hot topic in recent years. With interest rates low, and limited acquisition opportunities, many companies have sought to keep investors happy by providing an income return when the prospects of significant capital growth have been low.
Given the risk of relying upon general flexibility clauses some may decide that if they cannot get agreement through consultation and negotiation they will dismiss the employees and offer to re-engage them on the new proposed terms and conditions. The obvious risk in this approach is that the employees may claim unfair dismissal. However the recent case of Braithwaite and others v HCL Insurance BPO Services Ltd UKEAT/0152/3/14 showed that making some changes could lead to discrimination claims too.