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Please find below the latest blog posts from our Business Services team

Why it Pays for Businesses to Watch Their IP's and Q's

Rebecca Seldon
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An Associate Solicitor in JCP Solicitors’ Business Litigation team, Rebecca Seldon specialises in advising SMEs with commercial and contractual disputes.  Here, she shares her expertise in the important area of Intellectual Property. Intellectual...

Setting Up a Small Business Together? Get the Groundwork Right

Huw Roffe
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Huw Roffe is a Director at JCP Solicitors, in the Business Litigation team. He joined JCP Solicitors as a Director in April 2017 following a merger with Glamorgan Law. Based in Cardiff, Huw specialises in commercial disputes, with a particular interest in...

Cutting Edge Helicopter Fleet To Aid Wales Air Ambulance In Becoming 24 Hour Ambulance Service

Betsan Powell
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Wales Air Ambulance is set to introduce a new state-of-the-art fleet of custom-made aircraft, which will help the charity fulfill its long-held aim to become a 24-hour air ambulance service. The three new helicopters will be launched in the spring next...

Commercial contracts and Brexit, An insight into the potential impact

Jennifer Rosser
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On 2 October 2016 Theresa May announced that Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union will be triggered before the end of March 2017.  If you trade with the EU your business will be affected.  Now is the time for you to start preparing for Brexit...

LBS Continues to Build on Its Success

Betsan Powell
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Leading South Wales firm LBS Builders Merchants Ltd, have expanded their branch network, securing their largest acquisition to date – Talbot Timber Limited. Talbot Timber has been supplying the construction industry across West Wales for more than 35...

A New Road Ahead For N R Evans

Betsan Powell
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Specialist haulage company N R Evans has been bought by NFT Distribution Group in a deal which valued the business at more than £20 million. The N R Evans fleet of controlled temperature distribution vehicles is one of the most recognisable on the...

Marked Boost in High-Value Deals for Leading Law Firm

Betsan Powell
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Leading Welsh law firm JCP Solicitors is reporting deal values in excess of £100 million in the Corporate & Commercial team in the last 12 months – a figure they say is a reflection of the calibre of their corporate client base in South West...

Directors and Personal Liability Workshop

Andrew Meech
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Andrew Meech, Director in the firm’s Business Litigation department will be holding a workshop dealing with the duties of a director with particular emphasis on personal liability. The workshop will include discussions in connection with the following...

Leading Builders Merchant Opens New Branch

Betsan Powell
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LBS Builders Merchants Ltd, South Wales leading builders merchant, have expanded their branch network, opening a new site in Aberdare. LBS’s new branch, on a site formerly occupied by Mendhams Building  Supplies, was acquired earlier this year,...

Upcoming changes to Company Law

Michael Williams
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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 was passed earlier this year and introduces some significant changes to company law in England and Wales. Some parts of the Act have already been brought into force and further provisions are due to come...

Consumer Rights Act 2015.... is your business ready?

Betsan Powell
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On 1 October 2015, the main provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Act) come into force. The legislation is being introduced by the Government in an attempt to make the law easier for consumers to understand so that consumers can buy and businesses can...

Challenges For Copyright Owners

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The rise of the internet and social media over the last decade has presented new challenges for copyright owners and users of the internet alike.  In an increasingly competitive global economy, businesses are turning to online advertising in an effort...

Succession Planning: Don't Leave It Too Late

Michael Williams
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Succession planning is important to ensure that a business can continue beyond the departure of the current owners. It can also build value in the business, given that business sales can often coincide with retirement and the proceeds can provide for a...

Tax Hike For Business Owners On Sale Of Business Assets

Allison Kent
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Many business owners look forward to the day when they can hang up their boots and sell their business.  Maybe this will happen on retirement or when the business owner is looking for a new challenge.  Selling your business is stressful and often...