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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...

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...

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...

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Pre-Trial Skirmishing Can Be as Important as the Main EventFebruary 19, 2018

In commercial litigation, many of the most important battles are fought before the trial even starts and those who drag their feet or fail to...

Failure to Point Out Business Decline Proves CostlyFebruary 8, 2018

When a business is sold, a 'due diligence' process is normally entered into to make sure that the representations made by the seller to the...

Insolvency and Assignment of Causes of Action – High Court RulingDecember 22, 2017

On the basis that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, it is common for liquidators of insolvent companies to assign...

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a RightDecember 8, 2017

When a contract is breached and one party suffers a loss as a result, they are normally entitled to be compensated for their loss by...

Company Credit Status Must Stand AloneOctober 24, 2017

You may think that if people of substance are behind a business you have a dispute with, this acts as a source of comfort that...

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