Going back in time

Adam Bernstein warns that businesses, especially small ones and ones where some staff are not directly employed, must take care when handling issues around annual leave, to avoid leaving themselves open to claims Over the […]


Avoiding the wage spiral

Adam Bernstein discusses the thorny issue of pay rises in the current economic climate The world is in economic meltdown. Materials and products are in short supply, labour is at a premium – if it […]

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Go-Ahead Group receives two takeover bids

  As we went to press on Monday 13 June, the Go-Ahead Group announced that it had received two separate takeover bids The Kelsian Group and a consortium consisting of Kinetic and Globalvia Inversiones have made separate unsolicited, conditional approaches regarding possible cash […]

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FirstGroup rebuffs I Squared offer

On 26 May 2022, FirstGroup confirmed that it had received a series of proposals from I Squared Capital Advisors in relation to a possible take-over offer. The proposal would have involved a cash price per share along with an additional amount […]