Category Archives: Blog / News

The Latest news and updates from Breeze and Wyles Solicitors with offices in Hertford, Enfield and Bishops Stortford.

Employment of Illegal Workers results in Director Disqualification

This is the next in the series of my blog for the Director’s Friend. BACKGROUND In a recent press release the Insolvency Service (‘IS’) show that they are targeting insolvent companies that have been employing illegal workers and where the … Continue reading

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10 Things that you should consider when faced with a Director Disqualification Investigation

This is the next in the series of my blog for the Director’s Friend. When the Insolvency Service (the ‘IS’) write to you with perhaps a questionnaire or a ‘section 16’ letter there are a number of issues that you … Continue reading

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Directors Duties when the Company may be or is insolvent – Be aware of personal liability stalking you!

This is the next in my series of blogs for the Director’s Friend. In a recent decision of Terence Mowschenson QC sitting as a deputy High Court Judge in the case of Oakdene Homes PLC (In Liquidation) (the ‘Company’) and … Continue reading

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Complex challenges for employers in the year ahead

Constant changes and increasing complexity have helped make employment law a frontline challenge for business and this year looks set to continue the trend.  The first weeks of January saw Maggie Dewhurst, a bike courier with City Sprint, winning her … Continue reading

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Getting rocky relationships through tinsel-time

The family-focus of Christmas is often followed in January with news of unhappy couples who decide to call it quits, leading to so-called Divorce Day, as family lawyers receive a surge of enquiries when they re-open after the break. And … Continue reading

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The Latest Insolvency Service Enforcement Statistics are out!

This is the latest in the series for my blog ‘The Director’s Friend’. In a press release dated yesterday (13 December 2016) the Insolvency Service (the ‘IS’) set out their latest enforcement outcome statistics. These show that for the year … Continue reading

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More Bad News for Directors and their Personal Liability

This is the next in the series of blogs for the Directors’ Friend. A director of a company that has been placed in to formal insolvency may receive an enquiry letter perhaps enclosing a Directors Questionnaire from the Insolvency Service.  … Continue reading

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THE LATEST INSOLVENCY SERVICE ENFORCEMENT STATISTICS ARE OUT

This is the latest in the series for my blog ‘The Director’s Friend’. In a press release dated yesterday (13 December 2016) the Insolvency Service (the ‘IS’) set out their latest enforcement outcome statistics. These show that for the year … Continue reading

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New Stalking Laws – look who’s behind you

The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd has announced that the Government is set to introduce new Stalking Protection Orders. The orders in England and Wales aim to offer quick protection to people who find themselves targeted by strangers similar to that … Continue reading

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The one time you should look for the price tag on that gift

The Bribery Act ushered in a stricter anti-corruption regime when it came into force in 2011 and although Christmas gifts and hospitality are not banned, it’s important that companies don’t splash out and end up in deep water with over-generous … Continue reading

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