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Company Pays Crushing Price for Failing to File its Accounts On TimeOctober 14, 2019

The consequences of a company being struck off the Companies House register – even temporarily for nothing more than an administrative failure – can be...

Hotel Under Duty to Protect Guests Against Third-Party Criminal ActsSeptember 12, 2019

Can businesses owe a duty to protect customers on their premises from the criminal acts of others? In a test case concerning a horrific attack...

Lack of Due Diligence Gives Company Buyer Four Days in CourtAugust 29, 2019

When the sale of a company is taking place, it is usual for warranties to be given regarding how the company being sold has conducted...

Owner of Fire-Damaged Factory Triumphs in High Court Insurance DisputeAugust 1, 2019

Almost all businesses are insured against fire damage but, when the worst happens, insurers are understandably anxious to make sure they do not pay out...

New Company Disclosure Requirements On the WayJuly 11, 2019

The trend towards full disclosure and openness continues unabated in business, and new regulations are being mooted which will increase the amount of disclosure required...

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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,...