The South West is a powerhouse of ideas, businesses and know-how. From sole traders to large concerns, it punches well above its weight.
- Buying or selling a business
- Upsizing it
- Downsizing it
- Licensing your intellectual property
- Engineering products
- Marketing services
- Creating a start-up
- Funding it, building it
- Floating it on the stock exchange
- Entering into any type of contract
Whether your business is large or small, based in the South West or elsewhere in the UK, Battens' Business Services Team is with you every step of the way. We'll be delighted to hear from you.
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Important changes to trade marks affecting the UK after 31st December 2020
The problem The end of 2020, barring any last-minute changes, marks the end of the Brexit transition period. It also leads to some important changes in the way EU trade marks (EUTMs) and UK trad...
01.07.2020 / Read More
House of Fraser and the impact of administration on Commercial Landlords
As readers of the business pages will be aware, the department store, House of Fraser, is undergoing something of a seismic restructure at the moment.
Falling sales and high overheads indicating that...
13.09.2018 / Read More
Shareholders’ agreements – expect the unexpected
When two or more people decide to go into business together, they often do it in a way which limits their personal liability, meaning that they often choose a private company limited by shares as thei...
10.09.2018 / Read More
Keeping Control: Who Will Manage your Business if you Cannot?
Whilst many people think about appointing others to manage their personal affairs in the event of changed circumstances, rather fewer make similar arrangements for a business. The way in which you can...
05.02.2018 / Read More
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018. It tightens up and strengthens the protections for individuals, when it comes to their personal data, which have been in force s...
14.11.2017 / Read More