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Liquidator proof of debt: who is liable for costs of an appeal?

Please note that the Insolvency Rules 1986 as quoted in this article reflect the law as it stood prior to 6 April 2017 and the introduction of the new insolvency rules.  Background Th...

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Further Education ByteSize - May 2017

Here's what's inside this edition of ByteSize - Further Education Sleeping on the job Ground breaking Aspergers case Employment Tribunals - limits and decisions Contrasting ...

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May ByteSize Employment Law

Here's what's inside this edition of Bytesize Employment: Sleeping on the job Ground breaking Aspergers case Employment Tribunals - limits and decisions Contrasting decisions...

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Small suppliers set to get intel on big company payment performance

New regulations designed to help small businesses get paid on time came into force this month, with a requirement for larger companies to publish information about how long they take to pa...

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Daughter left out of mothers Will loses legal fight against charities

A recent court case has ended the long-running court battle between Heather Ilott and a group of charities disputing the Will of her mother who died some thirteen years ago. Background ...

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East Midlands firms fined after worker falls from roof

The two companies involved have been fined a combined total of £147,000 after a worker fell nine metres through a skylight on a building he was working on. He landed on a concrete floor a...

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Actons supports Age UK Notts’ 75th anniversary

Actons has pledged its support to Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire as part of the charity’s 75th anniversary celebrations. Age UK Notts and The Sheriff of Nottingham are hosting...

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Is talk cheap in commercial contracts?

So called “Anti-oral variation clauses” are used in commercial contracts to prevent any verbal changes being made after the contract has been agreed and signed by those involved.   ...

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Effective credit risk management

A healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of any successful business and especially at a time of economic uncertainty as a result of the significant fall in the value of the pound.   Control...

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Time to be reasonable in a dispute

Any business facing a commercial dispute should consider Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) or potentially face the consequences.   Disputes may be resolved through one or more of the...

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