“Manchester-Effect” helps drive Deal Value and Volumes [H1 2017 M&A Report]
Turner Parkinson, the Manchester-based independent business law firm has delivered a strong corporate deals performance for the first half of 2017 amidst a reported 30% volume drop in the North West deals market. The firm reported a 14% rise in deals transacted, as well as a 23% rise in overall deal values against the same period in 2016, placing it 3rd in the North West and 14th nationally.
GDPR – The Time Is Now [2017 Update]
We are now on the home straight; the final nine months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on 25 May 2018. GDPR will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), which has lived through the creation of WiFi and the iPhone, and so GDPR will provide a much-needed technological update on existing requirements, as well as harmonising data protection laws across Europe.
The Supreme Court has decided that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful and should be scrapped
The decision has been welcomed by employees and trade unions, but has understandably caused employers a lot of concern.
TP Advise on Double Acquisition
Turner Parkinson's Corporate team have advised WiFi solutions provider Airangel on their latest acquisitions of Belgium-based companies Captive.net and FDXTENDED.
TP Employment Team Welcome Senior Associate
Turner Parkinson are delighted to welcome Jonathan Royle to the firm, who has joined the Employment team as a Senior Associate.