Stephen Green, a director at Durham-based Mullen Stoker Chartered Accountants, on why keeping business is just as important as winning it... Mullen Stoker has secured a string of new clients in recent months, seeing our regional and national portfolio grow...
If there is one thing all organisations can agree on, it’s that time equals money. Organisations large and small, across all sectors and all around the world are on a constant lookout for ways to boost productivity and performance. Those who...
With potential new Capital Gains Tax hikes on the horizon, business owners who are thinking of selling or exiting their business are being urged to explore their options now. The Government’s generosity with furlough and funding support has mitigated potential...
Will the end of lock-down be the beginning of a start-up boom? Maybe. The Office for National Statistics reports that the biggest increase in the new businesses in the last decade or so happened in 2016, when austerity was...
Jonathan Anderson, managing director of business software at razorblue, looks back on a year that changed the face of business and asks some challenging questions about the sustainability of your quick-fix solutions… While politicians continue to toy with the economy,...
Solicitor Paul Clark considers the legal ramifications around Covid-19 jabs for workers… Although the future will hopefully be more positive than the title might suggest, as we pick our way through the government’s roadmap to leaving lockdown, it is likely...
Stephen Robinson, associate solicitor with Jacksons Law Firm, answers some of the regular questions often raised about a Lasting Power of Attorney and what they mean for business owners… Q: What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A: A Lasting Power...
Jacksons Law Firm solicitor Isabelle Edmondson discusses the surge of the housing marketing amid the pandemic… Who would have thought that the coronavirus pandemic would have led to a surge in the housing market? Despite the uncertainty that the conveyancing market...
Jacksons Law Firm corporate and commercial solicitor David Artley offers some important advice to private business owners around the importance of Shareholders’ Agreements… How important is a shareholders’ agreement? Ask a corporate solicitor about a situation involving a fellow shareholder...
Business Durham interim managing director Sarah Slaven reveals details of a new Covid business support brochure to help local firms… The Covid-19 pandemic continues to provide an uncertain backdrop for the economy in County Durham and beyond. With that uncertainty comes...

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