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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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Breach of Contract Claim Defeated QuicklyMay 8, 2018

Some breach of contract claims are stronger than others, but even groundless cases come to court sometimes. However, with skilled legal representation, these can be...

Incomplete Partnership Arrangements Lead to Court AppearanceApril 4, 2018

When new partners are being introduced into a partnership, it is wise to finalise the arrangements quickly in case the partners fall out. Any lack...

Refusal to Cooperate Spells TroubleMarch 20, 2018

Being made bankrupt is never a welcome experience, but failing to comply with reasonable requests of the Official Receiver can make matters even worse. Once a...

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...

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