Commercial Client Articles

Companies Act 2006 Overview and Company Information

The Companies Act 2006 became fully effective from October 1st 2009. It is the principal source of law relating to the conduct of companies incorporated...

Franchising Your Business – the Basics

If you have been running a successful business for a period of time, you may be considering expansion. One of the options available is to...

Company Name Rules

You cannot incorporate a company using any name you like. Some names are prohibited (for example, those which suggest a connection with the Government or...

Nuisance Calls and Texts Law

Since 6 April 2015, changes to the law have given the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) enhanced powers to take action against companies making nuisance marketing...

Investing in Small Businesses and Start-Ups – The EIS and SEIS Schemes

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) are popular vehicles for investment in small or start-up businesses. Both are attractive because...

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Commercial Client News

Discrimination on the Grounds of Religion or BeliefOctober 18, 2017

A Pentecostal Christian has failed to persuade the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) that the Employment Tribunal (ET) erred in dismissing his claim that he had...

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...

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