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Court Fee Concern As Record Low For CCJs.

Posted by Lynne on February 8th 2017
(Business, Commercial Litigation, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, dispute resolution, Insolvency, Litigation)

The number of County Court Judgments against businesses has fallen, according to the Registry Trust’s latest figures, increasing speculation that higher court fees are preventing businesses from accessing court procedures to recover debts. The number of CCJs against businesses in England and Wales fell by 21% from 99,670 to 78,739 in 2016 – the lowest […]

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New Duty To Report Regulation is updated and will come into force from April 2017

Posted by Lynne on January 18th 2017
(banking finance, banking litigation, Business, business finance, Commercial Litigation, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Commercial Property, commercial property and real estate, commercial property and real estate services, Contract Law, Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, dispute resolution, Employment, Insolvency, Litigation, Professional Negligence)

An updated set of draft regulations that specifically requires large companies in the UK to disclose their payment practices has been recently published and the legislative measures are intended to come into force as from April this year. The new ‘Duty to Report’ will lead to much greater transparency of the payment practices of the […]

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Chief Executive of the Law Society, England and Wales, speaks on Brexit

Posted by Lynne on June 29th 2016
(banking finance, banking litigation, Blog, Business, business finance, clinical negligence, Commercial Litigation, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Commercial Property, Contract Law, Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, Employment, health & safety, health and safety, Industrial Diseases, Insolvency, IP, Sports and Media, Litigation, medical negligence, Personal, Personal Injury, Press Releases, Professional Negligence, Tax and Trust, Uncategorized, wills)

Catherine Dixon, chief executive of the Law Society of England and Wales, said yesterday, changes to key laws in the wake of Brexit could take years to accomplish and pledged the Law Society would work with the solicitor profession, their clients, the public and with government to support a calm transition in the wake of […]

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Insolvency News – Personal Insolvencies have reached their lowest point in years.

Posted by Lynne on February 1st 2016
(banking finance, banking litigation, Blog, Business, business finance, Commercial Litigation, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Commercial Property, Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, Employment, Insolvency, Litigation)

According to the latest official figures released by the Insolvency Service, Personal Insolvencies have reached their lowest point in ten years. A total of 79,965 personal insolvencies were recorded in 2015, marking the lowest annual total since 2005 according to the insolvency data and they were down by nearly one fifth compared with 2014. The […]

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Christmas Decision By The Ministry of Justice

Posted by Lynne on December 16th 2015
(banking litigation, Blog, Business, business finance, Commercial Litigation, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, Insolvency, Litigation, Professional Negligence)

The Ministry of Justice is expected to announce whether the exemption for success fees and After The Event insurance (ATE) premiums will be removed within the next week. This follows the recent recommendation by Lord Jackson to scrap the exemption. Lord Jackson’s earlier recommendation has led to the removal of the recoverability of success fees […]

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It’s taken 30 years – Government Announce today an increase to the Bankruptcy Threshold

Posted by Lynne on January 16th 2015
(Blog, business finance, Commercial Litigation, Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, Insolvency, Litigation)

The Government has today announced that it has initiated an increase in the maximum debt level at which people can apply for a debt relief order from 15k to 20k and; it will raise the bankruptcy threshold for individuals from 750 to 5000. This significant increase will come into effect from October 2015. The changes […]

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Commercial Debt Recovery

Posted by Andrew Stripe on July 17th 2014
(Blog, Business, Commercial Litigation, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, Insolvency, Litigation)

What is administration? Administration is the procedure by which a company that is, or is likely to become, insolvent can be reorganised or have its assets sold for the benefit of creditors. When a company goes into administration, an insolvency practitioner takes over the control of the company’s affairs from its directors. The main aim […]

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Incompetent Removal of asbestos results in large fine.

Posted by Lynne on May 29th 2014
(asbestos, asbestosis claims, Blog, environmental law, health & safety, Industrial Diseases, mesothelioma)

A specialist asbestos removal company based in Paisley, Scotland, has been recently found guilty of eight breaches of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 and as a consequence fined a total of £109,000 and ordered to pay a further £42,100 in costs. The specialist asbestos removal company were instructed by the project demolition contractors to […]

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10 Aug
Taylor Review of employment practices

Matthew Taylor, former aide to Tony Blair, in a recent government review of employment practices has suggested all work in the UK’s economy should be “fair and decent”. The report pays particular attention to the gig economy recommending the creation of a new category of worker, known as a ‘dependent contractor’, to provide additional rights […]

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