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Business First by Wollens

In this month’s issue of Business First, we’ve covered a broad range of topics including home working, commercial law, people management, marketing and much more.  Download your copy of Business First here.

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Company & commercial news

Having open workplace conversations about menopause

Having open workplace conversations about menopause

Employers should check they are having the right conversations to support those experiencing problems in the workplace because of the menopause. Ellie Temple a Paralegal within the Corporate and Commercial Team here at Wollens explores this. With growing numbers of...

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New Year, New Business Opportunities?

New Year, New Business Opportunities?

Understanding the Differences Between an Asset Purchase and a Share Purchase. Uncertainty.  Risks.  Challenges. Many businesses have been through a lot in recent months; however, for some, the turbulence has now given way to, if not created, opportunities for growth....

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A time for giving?

A time for giving?

The biggest penalty yet for a conviction under the Bribery Act is a reminder to be abreast of the legislation during the Christmas corporate gifting season. Companies and customers are set to miss another year of Christmas parties and corporate entertaining, following...

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Christmas miracle undermines confidence

Christmas miracle undermines confidence

Breach of confidence has been in the headlines with the recent case brought by the Duchess of Sussex against the press for making use of a private letter she had written to her father, but it is equally valuable in preventing misuse of intellectual property by...

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Charlotte McGregor joins Exeter Chamber Board

Charlotte McGregor joins Exeter Chamber Board

Exeter Chamber held their annual general meeting at Exeter College on Monday 8th November, where two new board directors were officially appointed. Patrick Tigwell of Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants replaces Laura Seaward as Treasurer and Wollens partner,...

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Commercial specialist Emma Reed joins Wollens

Commercial specialist Emma Reed joins Wollens

Chris Hart, Wollens Chief Executive and Emma Reed, Partner.  Wollens are delighted to welcome Partner and Solicitor Emma Reed to the Commercial department. An established, successful, and diligent lawyer, Emma will work with Wollens clients in all aspects of...

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Four new partners appointed at Wollens

Wollens are pleased to announce the appointment of four new partners who are based in multi locations across the region. The promotions are all from within the firms existing teams and each strengthen their departments structure. Chris Hart, Chief Executive said; “We...

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