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Igniting the Spark

Igniting The Spark with Three Spirit Drinks

To celebrate International Women’s day on the 8th March we wanted to champion some of our many female founders so, this month, we caught up with Meeta Gournay, the co-founder of Three Spirit Drinks, a functional, healthier alternative to booze. Made entirely by plants, the drinks’ ingredients are chosen to give you genuine feelings of bliss alongside a great taste.

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Igniting the Spark

Igniting The Spark with Epara

Welcome to Ignition Law’s ‘Igniting The Spark‘ series where we spend five minutes with inspiring entrepreneurs, talking about the key moments that defined their careers. This month we caught up with Ozohu Ado, founder of Epara.

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Igniting the Spark

Igniting The Spark with reboxed

This month we caught up with Phil Kemish at reboxed. reboxed is a sustainability-focused refurbished and pre-owned tech brand based in Brixton, south London. Its mission? To rehome 100 million devices by 2030.

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Insights

Co-Working Spaces: Considerations for Start-Ups

So you’ve been through the initial start-up phase, put in the hours, emotional investment and you have now found yourself in a position of needing somewhere to house your fledgling operation. But where to start? The world of commercial leases and property can be a minefield to the un-initiated fraught with pitfalls and potential for huge financial and legal exposure.

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Insurers ordered to pay out – An Important development in recognising insurance claims for small business losses caused by COVID-19

In March 2020, as a result of the emergence of COVID-19, a number of small businesses made claims through their insurance policy providers for loss of earnings. They relied on provisions within those policies that ostensibly covered events of business interruption. The insurers refused to pay for losses claimed on the basis that the policies didn’t cover the unprecedented restrictions arising from COVID-19.

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COVID-19

Employment law implications of Covid-19 on start-ups

A combination of economic uncertainty, rising unemployment, changing consumer behaviour and national and regional “lock-downs” have exacerbated existing pressures often experienced by start-ups, including lack of funding. With thin balance sheets, cash flow challenges and (often) debt, many start-ups simply have less capital and resources to fall back on in time of crisis. There are, inevitably, risks of business failure.

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