Commercial Client Articles

Consumer Rights Update

Businesses that deal with members of the public are reminded that the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which received the Royal Assent on 26 March, becomes...

Dealing with Employee Absence

Employee absences can be both costly and disruptive. It is advisable to have systems in place to measure and analyse these costs so that you can...

Guide to IHT and Small Business

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is payable on a deceased person’s estate (exclusing their principal private residence for whaih an extra allowance is available) at 40 per...

Insolvency Changes

 Changes to the legislation on insolvency contained in the recently enacted Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 may affect directors of companies that become...

Assured Shorthold Tenancy Rules 2015

Landlords with tenants who occupy their premises under assured shorthold tenancies will be affected by changes introduced by the Deregulation Act 2015, which received the...

Page 4 of 13...23456...10...

Commercial Client News

Unilateral Mistake – High Court Rectifies Terms of Commercial LeaseOctober 9, 2018

Signing leases is a serious business and both landlords and tenants are expected to live with their terms, however onerous they may be. However, as...

Private Rental Landlords Facing Double WhammyOctober 1, 2018

Tax changes that affect residential landlords have sparked a massive sell-off, with 133,000 rental properties likely to be sold in the next year according to...

£500,000 or £1 Billion? It’s Just a Matter of TimingSeptember 26, 2018

The recent £500,000 fine for Facebook regarding the transfer of data to Cambridge Analytica was widely criticised as being inadequate (Facebook makes roughly £3.5 million...

Court Refuses to Act as Referee to Determine Appropriate Repair SchemeSeptember 23, 2018

Anyone who has bought a new build property will be familiar with a 'snag list' of items that should be rectified. Normally these don't present...

Force Majeure Attempt to Avoid Agreement FailsSeptember 20, 2018

Oil exploration is a risky business and industry contracts commonly make provision for unforeseen events that interrupt production – known to lawyers as 'force majeure'....

Page 4 of 378...23456...102030...