Commercial Client Articles

Employee Fraud: Warning Signs

Employee fraud was a boom area even before the recession started.  ‘Targeted’ frauds, often backed by organised criminals, are also becoming more common. In these...

Letters of Intent – Getting Them Right

What Is a Letter of Intent? Letters of intent, commonly referred to as 'heads of agreement', are used to indicate the terms under which two or...

Business Relief – Traps for the Unwary

Most business people know that for family businesses there are generous Inheritance Tax (IHT) reliefs, which generally operate to make assets used in the business...

Failing to Prevent Bribery – Are You at Risk?

The Bribery Act 2010 came into force on 1 July 2011. It created a new offence which can be committed by a commercial organisation if...

Limited Liability Partnerships: Procedures and Guide

Limited liability partnerships (LLPs) were first introduced in April 2001 and are becoming an increasingly popular way of structuring a business, especially with professional practices. The...

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Commercial Client News

Government Makes Tendering Process EasierOctober 16, 2017

The complexity and length of the tendering process for government contracts has for many years operated as a significant deterrent for small businesses that might...

Parental Bereavement Bill PublishedOctober 16, 2017

Employers are not currently required to give paid leave to grieving parents. Section 57A(1) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 gives employees the right to...

Do You Know Who Actually Owns the Patents You Depend On?October 12, 2017

A great many companies depend on patents for their profitability, and doubts over ownership of intellectual property (IP) rights can put their very survival in...

Breach of Contract – Court Takes Commercial ApproachOctober 8, 2017

Making the right decisions in the immediate aftermath of a breach of contract is of critical importance and, at such knife-edge moments, legal advice is...

Landlord’s Motivation for Work Not in Point, Rules CourtOctober 2, 2017

A recent case decided by the High Court will (if not overturned on appeal) have potential implications for some commercial tenants seeking renewals of their...

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