We held our first stoolball tournament, where we got together with local businesses to network, eat, drink and get competitive playing the 500-year-old Sussex sport of stoolball at Great Walstead School.Read More »
How to stay ahead of the game, by avoiding debts become bad in the first place, by effective debt management and how to take action to enforce your debts, when to take action and when writing off debts is the most effective solution.
Are you struggling with overdue invoices and having trouble obtaining payment from stubborn debtors? If so, this hybrid seminar / webinar may be beneficial for you. For those that attend the physical webinar event, it also provides an ideal opportunity to network with local business contacts and a free lunch will be provided.Read More »
What are employee share option plans and why would you implement them?
Employee share options provide employees with rights to acquire shares in a company (usually the employing company or a member of the same group) at a pre-agreed fixed price (often called the exercise price or strike price) in the future. Normally, the exercise price is the market value of the shares at the time the option is granted.
For example, an employee could be granted an option to buy 100 shares at a price of £1.00 per share.Read More »
What is Disclosure?
Disclosure is a provision of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (“CPR”), a term given to the process of offering documents within your control and are material to the issues in dispute. The purpose of disclosure is to make available evidence that can either support or undermine the respective parties’ cases.Read More »
We are excited to be included in the latest issue of Town & County Magazine where Jonathan Lea talks about rising to various business challenges.Read More »
We are delighted to welcome Jessica Mainwaring and Siobhan Johnston to our retained team at the Jonathan Lea Network. They will both be based in our Haywards Heath office assisting our administration and accounts team.Read More »
We are very pleased to announce that Kent Reynolds, a dispute resolution solicitor, with over 17 years of experience has recently joined our retained team at our central office in Haywards Heath.
Kent will help manage and supervise our junior fee earners and allow us to take on more of the contentious work we attract, while he also has a strong client following himself. The team are already working on several new matters Kent has brought to the firm.Read More »
Top 5 Tips for EMI Options
1) Separate generic scheme rules (that apply to everyone, e.g. when options lapse on leaving the company before options vested) and then bespoke option certificates that include details specific to each option holder such as exercise conditions (for example every year of employment or with reference to company turnover target or individual metrics such as sales targets).Read More »
HMRC updated its Venture Capital Schemes Manual VCM8560 on 15 March 2021.
The update is regarding Example 3 of VCM8560 which presents an example of a qualifying film company.
The new guidance provides further clarity on how the risk-to-capital condition applies to Film and TV production companies that are seeking SEIS/EIS advance assurance approval.Read More »
As the Jonathan Lea Network continues to grow, we are excited to announce another new team member has joined the retained team at our head office in Haywards Heath. Last week we welcomed Sarah Lungley as a full time paralegal.Read More »