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Brexit overview: your commercial contracts and Brexit

30 September 2020
Your commercial contracts and Brexit

The UK’s departure from the EU is likely to have a significant impact on your existing and future commercial contracts. There are a number of areas where the UK’s exit from the EU could be disruptive; therefore, ensuring that your commercial agreements are ready for the UK’s new relationship with Europe at the end of the transition period is now a priority. Although there is still uncertainty over how organisations trading across the EEA will be impacted, we can help you put together an appropriate action plan.

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Brexit and beyond: navigating the challenges ahead

Our Brexit hub provides useful information on the key areas that are likely to be affected by Brexit, the priority issues for any business or organisation and practical guidance to help you navigate the challenges ahead.

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Legal updates

Buoyancy check: are your floating assets sinking?

From 1 December 2020, HMRC will once again benefit from preferred creditor status in the event of an insolvency. This means that, regardless of the date of any pre-existing security, HMRC will rank ahead of the general body of unsecured creditors and floating charge holders in respect of certain taxes (including VAT, PAYE and employee’s NIC but not Corporation Tax).

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Legal updates
Legal updates

Companies House looking to take a more robust role on company filings

The changes currently proposed by the Government to Companies House are likely to be amongst the most significant since the Companies Act 2006 originally came into force and expand on the PSC and other filing regimes already in place.

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Private sector development club

Watch our on-demand video about our private sector development club, where we will be discussing, planning updates, permitted development and negotiating development agreements.

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