Sarah Saville, Owner, Little Acorns Day Nursery

Little Acorns Limited is a successful day nursery based in the Clifton area of York.

Since opening in 2004, the nursery has expanded in size and today 15 members of staff help to look after almost 100 local children.

The business has been owned by Sarah Saville since 2011; she had already been working at the nursery for a number of years and decided to buy it when the previous owner retired.

When she needed a solicitor to guide her through the purchase, it was her accountant who recommended Hethertons and Sarah got in touch with Simon Crack, Director and Head of the firm’s MyBusinessLegal team.

Sarah said she couldn’t have been happier with the level of service she had received.

“From the very beginning I couldn’t have asked for more,” she said. “They were friendly, professional at all times and always there to deal with my queries. And because they were a local firm, I knew that I could see them in person if I needed to, as well as speaking to them on the phone.”

Hethertons provided Sarah with all the necessary legal advice relating to the purchase of the business and once the transaction was complete she continued to seek advice from the firm about matters such as employment law, liaising with head of department Jo Yeates.

“When I bought the business I was suddenly dealing with things that were completely new to me and it was important that I had someone I could turn to, to answer any questions that I had.

“Throughout the time I have been dealing with them, I’ve always found that Hethertons have gone above and beyond and have recommended them to a number of other people I know.”

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