Company Voluntary Agreements – how businesses are using them to fight landlord agreements

In recent months, there has been a growing interest in the way businesses are using a particular type of insolvency prevention procedure – known as a Company Voluntary Agreement – to reduce the amount they’re paying to landlo...

Up close and personal

In this piece, Solicitor Paul Mitchell explains what a personal guarantee is. What is a personal guarantee?A personal guarantee is an agreement by an individual (the Guarantor) to meet contractual obligations of another party...

When a Partner departs

Most couples understand the need to make Wills to make life simpler for the survivor if one spouse dies. Sadly the same doesn’t always apply to business partners preparing a partnership agreement and the resulting problems ca...

Ashtons advise on acquisition of Attwoods Manor Nursing Home

Ashtons Legal has advised Stow Healthcare Group in its acquisition of the business and assets of Attwoods Manor Nursing Home in Halstead from Attwoods Residential Homes.Attwoods Manor, which will be renamed Halstead Hall, is...