Article Tag: Commercial

Data Protection: How Will Brexit Affect Regulations for Businesses?

Woman looking at laptop, reading about Data Protection

In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. The GDPR represented a huge overhaul of data protection laws with its purpose being to provide individuals with greater levels of protection for their personal data. As a member of the European Union, the United Kingdom was obliged to adopt the GDPR. However,… Read more »

Paul Tyrer in the Retail Gazette. Can Frasers Group save DW Sports?

David Whelan’s retail and fitness business DW Sports collapsed into administration this month and was bought by hungry high street acquisition king Mike Ashley. How will the Frasers Group boss turn the ailing company around? Retail Gazette talks to experts. On Monday, DW Sports joined the likes of Jack Wills, Evans Cycles, Sofa.com, Game and… Read more »

Jeremy Orrell on the Northern Powerhouse

In the latest instalment of Insider’s Q&A series on the Northern Powerhouse, Jeremy Orrell, Chief Executive and Head of the Corporate team at law firm SAS Daniels LLP, outlines what the initiative means to him, the improvements required to boost public transport, and the need to reduce the timescales for infrastructure projects. What does the… Read more »

Six Issues to Consider When Planning a Successful Management Buyout

people gathering around table to discuss management buyout

When owners reach a decision to sell their business, often the first assumption is to market their business for sale to a third party buyer. This process can be fraught and usually involves marketing the business for sale, due diligence and lengthy negotiations, which can be time consuming and expensive. However, more often there is… Read more »

Managing A Family Business

Every business needs a formal structure to deal with management and control. Managing a family business is no different; working with your family can present some unique challenges and also some great opportunities. When you start your business, you may well have an informal management style, rather than a formal management structure. Some business strategists… Read more »

Limiting personal liability

In a recent article for Real Business, Kaye Whitby, Partner and Head of the Commercial team at SAS Daniels LLP explains how to limit personal liability when setting up a company. In the article Kaye looks at: Which type of trading entity is appropriate – sole trader, partnership or a company limited by shares; The… Read more »

Break clauses – ‘give it a break’

Since the doom and gloom of 2007, tenant break clauses have become ever more commonplace in lease negotiation. For the tenant, they provide flexibility and allow them to take stock of their property needs at various intervals of the lease term. A break clause, at its simplest, is a provision in a lease which enables… Read more »

Corporate team completes £100 million of deals in 2012

Our corporate and commercial teams completed deals totalling more than £100 million in the last year, despite the challenging economic environment. The corporate team led by partner Jeremy Orrell and commercial team led by Kaye Whitby, clocked-up the figure across 26 deals. It marks a rise of some £70 million from last year’s total deals… Read more »