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Considerations for separated parents taking children on holiday
Considerations for separated parents taking children on holiday

July 2016

It’s that time of the year – schools are out for the summer and children up and down the country are looking forward to their summer holiday. For children of separated parents this can mean extended visits or vacati...

Bankruptcy and winding up petition deposits to increase from 21 July 2016
Bankruptcy and winding up petition deposits to increase from 21 July 2016

July 2016

The Insolvency Proceedings (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2016 (SI 2016/692) (“Order”) will come into force on 21 July 2016, revoking The Insolvency Proceedings (Fees) Order 2004 (SI 2004/593). The Order provides for a new...

Lasting Powers of Attorney for peace of mind
Lasting Powers of Attorney for peace of mind

July 2016

Many people combine successful businesses and careers with active social lives, taking skiing and sailing holidays, cycling to keep fit and generally enjoying their hard earned leisure time. The problem is that accidents...

Company directors imprisoned following convictions for health and safety breach
Company directors imprisoned following convictions for health and safety breach

June 2016

A recent Crown Court case provides a stark reminder of the serious potential consequences for company directors who are found in breach of health and safety legislation. In this extreme case, two company directors were i...

Competition and Markets Authority guidance on online reviews and endorsements
Competition and Markets Authority guidance on online reviews and endorsements

June 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recently published an open letter providing guidance to PR and marketing companies on online reviews and endorsements of consumer products and services.

Top tips: How to protect your Will from being challenged
Top tips: How to protect your Will from being challenged

June 2016

Challenges to Wills are becoming more common and likely to be increasingly so in future. What, if anything can be done to protect a Will from being challenged?