Commercial Client Articles

Financial Fraud – What Not to Do!September 22, 2016

With recent surveys showing that instances of employee fraud are still on the increase, and HMRC showing regrettable lack of ability to safeguard personal data, eliminating...

Disputes in the EU – Rules on Applicable LawSeptember 21, 2016

Where a dispute has a foreign element, one of the common problems is deciding under what jurisdiction legal action should be taken. This is avoided...

Compensation for Loss of LightSeptember 18, 2016

Following a recent case in which a dispute regarding a property owner’s right to light was unexpectedly dealt with by the granting of an injunction...

Bank Deposit Protection Rules for Businesses : GuideSeptember 18, 2016

The levels of protection available for different investments underwritten by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) are detailed on their website. The FSCS protects the deposits...

Consumer Protection RegulationsSeptember 18, 2016

Businesses that deal with the public are reminded that legislation will come into effect soon to give consumers better protection under the law than they...

Settlement Agreements GuideSeptember 15, 2016

Following changes made by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, compromise agreements were renamed ‘settlement agreements’ and new provisions (Section 111A) were inserted into...

The Corporate Manslaughter ActApril 22, 2016

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 established a new statutory offence of corporate manslaughter (corporate culpable homicide in Scotland). An organisation is guilty of...

Drug Policy – Recognising the Signs and What to DoApril 18, 2016

Substance abuse amongst staff can affect all areas of employment, whether it be a decrease in productivity, increased absenteeism or the increased likelihood of accidents...

A Guide to the Agency Workers RegulationsApril 18, 2016

The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) came into force on 1 October 2011. They apply to those workers who are supplied by a temporary work...

Company Formation ChecklistDecember 31, 2015

You may have come across advertisements which make forming a company sound very easy, but before you go ahead there are some serious issues to...

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