New transparency regime for English companies – are you ready?
08.03.2016 | Business & Finance
This note focuses on the impact of the new regime on English incorporated companies. Broadly similar rules apply to LLPs and SAs but are outside the scope of this note.
Directors’ Duties of a Company in financial difficulties
15.02.2016 | Business & Finance
Global economists are continuing to predict rough waters for businesses in 2016. This is likely to mean that a significant number of companies are currently or may be, in the not too distant future, facing financial difficulties. It is during these times that directors need to be particularly aware of their statutory duties and the potential risk of personal liability.
09.11.2015 | Business & Finance, Corporate
Ince & Co shareholder disputes.
Rectification: when what is written on paper does not reflect the “true agreement”
23.03.2015 | Shipping, Business & Finance
When a contract does not reflect the common intention of the parties, equitable relief can be sought from the Court for the contract to be rectified. Such relief is however rarely granted. This dispute provides us with an example where it was.
Employment Law Update Autumn 2014: Legislative changes
30.10.2014 | Employment, Business & Finance
In our Employment Law Update, Autumn 2014 we outline the latest legislative changes. These follow the trend of recent years to extend family-friendly rights and employee protection.
References: AB v. A Chief Constable, High Court [QBD]  IRLR 700
30.10.2014 | Business & Finance, Employment
This case demonstrates the need for employers to consider a number of factors before providing any reference in relation to a former employee.