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Come Back from Covid- Convention Celebration!

After the enforced 18 months Covid break, the ACUMEN BUSINESS CONVENTION 2021 held its special back from Covid celebration with almost 300 decision makers from across the region. After a warm welcome by tribal zebra people, delegates sat down for a scrumptious lunch and drinks at the Grand hotel, Brighton.…

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Acumen’s Corporate Team Completes International Business Sale

Head of Corporate Alvin Ittoo and his team recently completed the sale of leading VAT technology firm euVAT Online to global tax-tech solutions provider Cygnet Infotech. The transaction was an asset sale involving the acquisition of the goodwill, business and intellectual property rights comprising the euVAT Online business. The business…

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Heads of Terms – more useful than you may think!

Whether you are a buyer or seller of a business, the early stages of a transaction are usually the same. There will be, sometimes seemingly endless, discussions, negotiations and bargaining before a deal is struck. At this stage it is sensible to commit the key agreed terms to a document…

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Software as a Service – what to look out for in your agreements

Generally speaking having formalised, professional drafted terms, from a lawyer’s perspective, are always essential for every business. They provide the structure for the working relationship between client and supplier, set out the expectations of the parties on various points ranging from the intellectual property ownership to the total liabilities of…

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Employee suspended for racist tweets following Euros 2020

An employee of Saville Estate Agents is suspended after (allegedly) posting racist tweets on his social media account. But, just like shaggy, he says…’It wasn’t me’! What are the risks for businesses? On the one hand, if the employee has more than two years’ service he is protected from being…

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