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COVID -19 - Changes to Companies House Filing Requirements – 3rd July 2020

COVID -19 - Changes to Companies House Filing Requirements – 3rd July 2020

At the end of March 2020, the UK Government introduced an online application process which allowed companies affected by COVID-19 facing fast approaching account filing deadlines to apply for an extension.

Always Be Closing? - Completing Corporate Deals during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 10th June 2020

Always Be Closing? - Completing Corporate Deals during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 10th June 2020

“Always be Closing” - the old mantra, made famous by Alec Baldwin’s speech in Glengarry Glen Ross has resonated in the corporate world in the twenty years since it was made.
But Blake (Baldwin’s character in the film) and his sales team didn’t have to contend with a global pandemic.

Provan Sports secures Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) - 30th April 2020

Provan Sports secures Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) - 30th April 2020

Macdonald Henderson client, Provan Sports Limited, trading as Pitch Teamwear, a sports retail and teamwear supplier based in Hillington has had success in obtaining loan funds via the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

COVID-19 – Practical pointers in relation  to Business Interruption Insurance - 28th April 2020

COVID-19 – Practical pointers in relation to Business Interruption Insurance - 28th April 2020

What is Business Interruption Insurance (“BII”)?
BII is designed to cover businesses against losses of profit in the event of certain circumstances.

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Employee Buyout of  The Electric Heating Company - 27th April 2020

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Employee Buyout of The Electric Heating Company - 27th April 2020

Macdonald Henderson are delighted to have advised EHC Energy Limited, the distributor of electric heating and hot water products, on the employee buyout of the company from existing shareholders/directors, Bill Walters and David Stevenson, securing a majority stake for the group’s employees.

COVID - 19 Update - Government Support Package for Innovative Firms  - 22nd April 2020

COVID - 19 Update - Government Support Package for Innovative Firms - 22nd April 2020

The Chancellor announced this week that UK businesses driving innovation and development will be assisted during the coronavirus outbreak with a £1.25 billion government support package.

Covid-19 – A Definitive Guide to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – 16th April 2020

Covid-19 – A Definitive Guide to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – 16th April 2020

On 20th March 2020 the government announced a support scheme for employers to temporarily assist with salary costs – the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the Scheme”). Since that date, ongoing guidance has been released and we have set out below an overview to the Scheme.

Covid-19 and Business Interruption Insurance - 13th April 2020

Covid-19 and Business Interruption Insurance - 13th April 2020

If yours is one of the many businesses negatively impacted by Covid-19, then you should check your insurance cover - including business interruption insurance.

Business Journey Special Event - 10 April 2020

Business Journey Special Event - 10 April 2020

With the global effects of COVID-19, every business is facing challenges. Join the partners of the The Business Journey on Friday at 10.30am for an open Q&A session.

COVID-19 Update – Advice for your Company regarding Late Filing of Accounts - 9th April 2020

COVID-19 Update – Advice for your Company regarding Late Filing of Accounts - 9th April 2020

The government’s advice is to act now if Coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected your company and you need more time to file your accounts.

COVID - 19 Update - Relaxation of the Law on Wrongful Trading - 30th March 2020

COVID - 19 Update - Relaxation of the Law on Wrongful Trading - 30th March 2020

In these challenging times, the UK Government's daily Coronavirus update has become essential viewing, especially for those operating a business.

Macdonald Henderson - COVID-19: We Are Here to Support You

Macdonald Henderson - COVID-19: We Are Here to Support You

Macdonald Henderson is here to assist you as required through this difficult time.

In this note, we will provide some useful guidance to support you.

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Sale of RUA Medical to Aortech International – 11th March 2020

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Sale of RUA Medical to Aortech International – 11th March 2020

Macdonald Henderson has advised the sole shareholder of RUA Medical Devices in the conditional agreed takeover by artificial heart valve developer AorTech International, in a £2.45 million deal which brings together two world-leading Scottish life sciences companies.

Macdonald Henderson advises Inspire Scotland on acquisition of Gladstone Childcare - 9th March 2020

Macdonald Henderson advises Inspire Scotland on acquisition of Gladstone Childcare - 9th March 2020

Macdonald Henderson has advised Inspire Scotland on the acquisition of Gladstone Childcare.

Coronavirus & Contracts – Force Majeure Event? - 4th March 2020

Coronavirus & Contracts – Force Majeure Event? - 4th March 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus is impacting all aspects of life, and business life is no exception.

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Sale of Law At Work - 3rd December 2019

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Sale of Law At Work - 3rd December 2019

Macdonald Henderson has advised the shareholders of Law At Work (LAW) in the sale of the company to Marlowe Group. The employment law, HR and health & safety specialists, has become the newest member of the Marlowe PLC group of companies, in a deal that will enable the Scottish-based firm to offer increased services and secure its ambitious UK expansion plans.

Macdonald Henderson Shortlisted for Transactions Team of the Year 2019 – 18th November 2019

Macdonald Henderson Shortlisted for Transactions Team of the Year 2019 – 18th November 2019

We are pleased to advise that Macdonald Henderson is one of three corporate law firms shortlisted for “Transactions Team of the Year” at The Law Awards of Scotland 2019, along with global giants Dentons and CMS.

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Rescue of Scottish Engineering Business – 13th November 2019

Macdonald Henderson Advises on Rescue of Scottish Engineering Business – 13th November 2019

Macdonald Henderson is pleased to have advised engineering firm Pentland Precision, as more than 30 jobs have been saved after the assets of the business were bought out of administration.

Macdonald Henderson Advises JWF on Purchase of Stream Measurement - 29th October 2019

Macdonald Henderson Advises JWF on Purchase of Stream Measurement - 29th October 2019

Macdonald Henderson has advised Glasgow-headquartered JWF Process Solutions Ltd, engineering specialists in measurement and instrumentation products and services, in gaining a UK-wide operational footprint with the acquisition of Manchester-based flow measurement specialist Stream Measurement Ltd.

Macdonald Henderson advises Target Healthcare on seven-figure HSBC funding  – 21st October 2019

Macdonald Henderson advises Target Healthcare on seven-figure HSBC funding – 21st October 2019

Macdonald Henderson has advised East Kilbride-based pharmaceutical wholesaler Target Healthcare Group on its seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK (led by relationship director Grant Bett).

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey –17th September 2019

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey –17th September 2019

Macdonald Henderson was pleased to be given the opportunity to contribute to the latest quarterly instalment of the Business Journey at 29 in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow in front of an audience of over eighty attendees.

 Macdonald Henderson announces new appointments and promotions – 30th August 2019

Macdonald Henderson announces new appointments and promotions – 30th August 2019

We are delighted to advise the following appointments and promotions to Macdonald Henderson’s award winning team.

Macdonald Henderson Triumph at Wylie & Bisset Annual Charity Football Tournament  - 16th August 2019

Macdonald Henderson Triumph at Wylie & Bisset Annual Charity Football Tournament - 16th August 2019

Macdonald Henderson roll back the years to be crowned champions at the Wylie & Bisset Annual Charity Football Tournament.

Macdonald Henderson advises on Launch of Bowlarama in Glasgow – 2nd August 2019

Macdonald Henderson advises on Launch of Bowlarama in Glasgow – 2nd August 2019

Macdonald Henderson are pleased to share news of our role in advising on the launch of a new concept leisure offering comprising retro bowling alley, restaurant and a cocktail bar rolling into Glasgow.

Deals Completed in June 2019

Deals Completed in June 2019

Please see details for transactions and advices in June 2019.

Deals Completed in May 2019

Deals Completed in May 2019

Please see details for transactions and advices in May 2019.

Deals Completed in April 2019

Deals Completed in April 2019

Please see details for transactions and advices in April 2019.

Macdonald Henderson Advises on the Sale of Finlay Scotland to Molson Group - 20th March 2019

Macdonald Henderson Advises on the Sale of Finlay Scotland to Molson Group - 20th March 2019

Macdonald Henderson is pleased to have advised the shareholders of Finlay Scotland Ltd in the sale of the company (a long established equipment dealer of Terex Finlay products in Scotland and the Scottish Islands) to Molson Group.

Macdonald Henderson Advises on MBO of Currie European Transport Group – 12th February 2019

Macdonald Henderson Advises on MBO of Currie European Transport Group – 12th February 2019

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to note its role in advising Mr Thomas Barrie (owner/seller) in the management buy-out of the Currie European Transport Group (recently rebranded Currie Solutions) (the “Group”).

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey – 5th February 2019

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey – 5th February 2019

Macdonald Henderson was pleased to be given the opportunity to contribute to the latest quarterly instalment of the Business Journey at 29 in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow in front of an audience of over one hundred attendees.