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Data Protection FeesJune 3, 2019

On 25 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force, incorporating the EU General Data Protection Regulation, ushering in a new era of...

Debtors’ Rights – High Court Takes to Task Bailiffs Who Overstepped the MarkMay 14, 2019

Judgments for debt would hardly be worth having if there were no bailiffs to enforce them. However, as a High Court ruling made clear, they...

Company or Unincorporated Firm? The Distinction Can Be Vitally Important!April 11, 2019

A limited company has a legal personality all of its own, but an unincorporated firm does not. As a High Court ruling in respect of...

Financial Ombudsman Service Remit to be Extended to Cover More Small BusinessesJanuary 24, 2019

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) exists to deal with complaints between financial service businesses (such as banks, insurance brokers, and loan and mortgage providers) and...

Director Who Flouted Ban Given Jail SentenceJanuary 7, 2019

Ignoring a court ruling is a foolish strategy at any time – as a man who continued to act as a director after having been...

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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...

Bank Deposit Protection Rules for Businesses : Guide

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...

Bribery Act Guidance

The Government provides guidance for businesses on complying with the Bribery Act 2010, which came into force on 1 July 2011. The Act was originally...

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...

Buying from an Administrator – Take Care

With businesses becoming insolvent in large numbers, opportunities abound to acquire assets from their administrators. However, the low prices sought for the assets are due,...