Employment Settlement Agreements: A brief guide

12th March 2019

A brief guide to settlement agreements for employers covering how they work, why they are used and when to use them. Written by Employment Specialist, Melanie Rowe, from Murrell Associates, Truro, Cornwall. Continue reading

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“Being taken to an Employment Tribunal”: A Brief Guide for Employers

30th January 2019

What happens and tips for a successful outcome Being taken to an employment tribunal is something most employers dread. Whilst not something you would ever wish for, with some basic knowledge of the various steps and solid legal advice, the … Continue reading

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Incentivise your staff with an employee share scheme

30th January 2019

Right now, times are tricky for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Uncertainty abounds across every industry as Brexit (and all its different permutations) looms on the horizon. If you are a business owner, you’re no doubt craving clarity while, … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates assist with management buyout at leading copywriting agency

13th December 2018

Murrell Associates have assisted one of the UK’s leading copywriting agencies, Radix Communications, to complete a management buyout. Founded in 2007 by Fiona Campbell-Howes, Radix has averaged 20% annual turnover growth since 2014. Fiona will remain as CEO until the … Continue reading

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Commercial landlords – are you compliant with the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards?

28th March 2018

From the start of April this year new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) will come into force making it unlawful for a landlord to let a property that has an EPC rating below level E. The new Energy Efficiency (Private … Continue reading

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Courts to the Rescue – in this case saving a landowner (and his solicitor!)

23rd January 2018

There a times when having experienced legal advice isn’t just important; it’s essential. Take the recent High Court case of Sparks v Biden as an example. A crucial omission in an overage agreement regarding the sale of land nearly cost … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates’ client Anja Jones Translation celebrates its move to new headquarters

20th December 2017

Boutique translation agency Anja Jones Translation is celebrating its move to brand new headquarters in Newquay. The agency specialises in website, app and brand translation in German, French and English, and has a dedicated team of in-house translators. With a … Continue reading

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Compliance with Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – Commercial landlords, it’s time to review your property portfolio

20th September 2017

In January 2017 we reported on the new Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, known in the property industry as Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). The regulations will be coming into force from 1 April 2018 … Continue reading

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Fig Cafe, Truro

31st July 2017

Complaints

“Thank you for everything, you made it all so simple this time around.”  

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A Side Letter to a Lease; a valuable accessory for Vivienne Westwood

3rd July 2017

When negotiating a lease, a landlord may agree to certain concessions to attract and secure a desirable tenant.  The agreement is often personal between the landlord and tenant, and documented by way of confidential side letter.  In the recent case … Continue reading

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