MEES – are you ready for the changes from 1st April 2023?

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/962), (‘MEES Regulations’) have been around for some time now with the aim of improving the energy efficiency of private rented property in the England and Wales, as...

New beneficial ownership register for overseas owners of UK real estate

The much anticipated Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 was passed on 15 March 2022. It was rushed through Parliament in just over two weeks in response to the war in Ukraine and pressure to crack down on Russian...

Moorcrofts advises LPC Construction and Halo Hire on a restructure and partial exit

Moorcrofts LLP has advised the continuing shareholders of LPC Construction Limited (“LPC”) and Halo Hire Limited (“Halo”) on a restructuring and partial exit. LPC has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and specialise in civil engineering and cable...

Employees working second jobs

A recent survey from pensions and investment provider, Royal London, has found that millions of UK workers have had to take second jobs in response to the cost of living crisis. Research reveals that 5.2 million workers have taken on...

Employment Law Update Webinar

In the latest free employment law update webinar on 7 December 2022, the employment team at Moorcrofts will be looking at: the future of employment law with the impact of the Retained EU law bill and whether it will lead...

Moorcrofts retain position as a ‘Tier 1’ firm by Legal 500 UK 2023

Corporate Law firm, Moorcrofts, has retained its top ‘Tier 1 ranking’ among all corporate and commercial law firms in the South East: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx region by leading industry directory, The Legal 500 UK 2023 edition for the third...

Three strategies for everyone to feel better at work Webinar

With organisations increasingly recognising the importance of the wellbeing of their employees, Matt Jenkin Employment Law partner at Moorcrofts will be joined by Miles Mather Executive Coach and Trainer on a free webinar to look at how businesses and individuals...

Moorcrofts charity ‘Night at the Races’ raises over £2000 for SpecialEffect

On Thursday 29 September 2022, Moorcrofts hosted a ‘Night at the Races’ at Marlow Rowing Club in aid of its charity partner, SpecialEffect. The money raised from ticket sales and throughout the evening, which saw £1 bets being made on...

Autumn Statement 2022 – A Brief Round-Up

Last week (23 September 2022), Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng delivered the 2022 Autumn Statement, which included the “Growth Plan 2022”.  The Growth Plan includes certain measures introduced in a bid to boost the UK’s economy and growth in a period of...

OpenChain UK Work Group Meeting Announced

The next meeting of the OpenChain UK Work Group has now been announced. Date: Thursday 13 October Time: 11:00 - 13:00 Venue: Both virtual and physical (Beck Greener, London) The keynote speaker for the event will be Liz Rice, Chief Open...

Queen Elizabeth ll

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth ll. After reigning for 70 years, Queen Elizabeth ll, the UK's longest-serving monarch was a cherished sovereign who provided stability and strength. Our condolences are...

Moorcrofts advises LHi Group Limited on sale to Employee Ownership Trust

Moorcrofts has recently advised LHi Group Limited (the “Company”), an international recruitment and talent provider on a share capital restructure and sale of approximately 80% of the Company’s issued share capital to an Employee Ownership Trust (“EOT”), which follows a...

Saddle up for Moorcrofts’ Charity Night at the Races

Take to your starting gates and join Moorcrofts’ ‘Night at the Races’ in aid of its charity of the Year, SpecialEffect. SpecialEffect is a charity that puts fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by...

Moorcrofts advises shareholders of Dynamic Planner on investment by FPE Capital LLP

Moorcrofts has recently advised the shareholders of Reading based Dynamic Planner on a significant capital investment by FPE Capital LLP, a leading software focused private equity growth firm.  The investment backs the management team to accelerate the delivery of Dynamic...

Matt Jenkin to speak at the Partners& Employment Webinar

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will speak at Partners& first Employment webinar on Thursday 8th September 2022 from 10:00am – 12:00pm.   During the webinar, Matt Jenkin will look at the key Employment Law themes for the autumn and winter ahead, whilst Partners& Steve...

Menopause and the Workplace

Several months after our earlier blog on the Equalities Commissions’ inquiry into workplace issues surrounding the menopause, the government has now given its response to a report, by an independent taskforce, published in November 2021. The report contained recommendations aimed...

Andrew Katz to speak at OpenAtom Global Open Source Summit

Moorcrofts Joint Managing Partner and Head of Technology, Andrew Katz will speak at the 2022 OpenAtom Global Open Source Summit, taking place in Beijing from  27 to 29 July, 2022. Hosted and organised by OpenAtom Foundation, the three day summit...

Moorcrofts advises MMR Research Worldwide Limited

Moorcrofts advises MMR Research Worldwide Limited on its move to new premises at The Business Centre, Wokingham. Moorcrofts Commercial Property Team has advised MMR Research Worldwide Limited, one of the world’s leading agencies providing sensory product modelling for clients such...

Employee with long Covid was disabled

Further to the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), having to amend its position on long Covid being a disability in May this year, a Scottish employment tribunal has ruled that an employee suffering from long covid was disabled for...

Is calling a man “bald” sex discrimination?

An employment tribunal has recently ruled that calling a man “bald,” is sex-related harassment. In Finn v The British Bung Manufacturing Company Limited, a tribunal heard that Mr Finn, who worked as an electrician, was dismissed from his role, without...

Is long Covid a disability?

At the weekend (9 May 2022), the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), the equalities watchdog, tweeted that “without case law or scientific consensus, EHRC does not recommend that “long Covid” be treated as a disability.”  Following something of an...

Moorcrofts advises MLL Telecom on secured revolving credit facility

Moorcrofts recently advised longstanding client, MLL Telecom Ltd. on a secured revolving credit facility of up to £8 million by the private credit division of leading investment manager Triple Point. Peter Woolley (corporate partner) led the transaction, with support from...

New beneficial ownership register for overseas owners of UK real estate

The much anticipated Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 was passed on 15 March 2022. It was rushed through Parliament in just over two weeks in response to the war in Ukraine and pressure to crack down on Russian...

The 2022 OpenChain industry survey is now open

The OpenChain Project has launched an industry survey to gather clear and accurate data on the global status of corporate engagement and management of open source. The survey considers this from a "strategy" perspective rather than a "development" perspective, with the...