Category Archives: Business

The Director’s Friend and a Statutory Demand – a testimonial received:

This blog post features a testimonial from a director client who was served with a Statutory Demand by two purported creditors. The client was recommended to the Director’s Friend by their business adviser. A Statutory Demand: A Statutory Demand is … Continue reading

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Does a periodic tenancy count as being repeatedly renewed/granted?

This was the subject of a decision in Walcott v Jones & Jones. Central London County Court, 15 November 2017 The tenants, who commenced a tenancy in 2007, argued that the Section 21 served was invalid because the Landlord had … Continue reading

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THE DIRECTOR’S FRIEND BLOG – Breaches of Directors’ duties for health and safety offences can be costly!

Breaches of Directors’ duties for health and safety offences can be costly!  This is the next in the series of blogs for the Director’s Friend Blog.  Introduction: One area of law that impacts upon the duties of directors that appears … Continue reading

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Beware the Expiring Lease

I have noticed a huge increase in enquiries for lease extensions as Mortgage companies are becoming increasingly nervous about lending on shorter leases.  The less years to run on your lease the more expensive the premium to extend. Delaying could … Continue reading

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The Director’s Friend and a winding up petition – a testimonial received:

    This blog post features a testimonial from a director client whose company was faced with a winding up petition in a substantial sum presented by H M Revenue & Customs. The client was recommended to the Director’s Friend … Continue reading

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THE DIRECTOR’S FRIEND BLOG – No ‘Wrongful Trading’ here

This is the next in the series of blogs for The Director’s Friend blog. The case:  This is a discussion about a recent case decided in the Chancery Division of the High Court – (1) Nicholas William Nicholson and (2) … Continue reading

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THE DIRECTOR’S FRIEND – A director fails to validate his obligations to a company

This is the next in the series of blogs for the Director’s Friend.   The case: This is a discussion about a recent case decided in the Chancery Division of the High Court – Officeserve Technologies Ltd (In Liquidation) v … Continue reading

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Good practice vital for employers in managing tribunal claims

In July, the Supreme Court ruled that employment tribunal claim fees were unlawful, and now it’s been confirmed that an ex-employee has been granted an extension of time to pursue their out-of-date unfair dismissal claim, on the basis that the … Continue reading

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Giving rookie renters a helping hand

Following the recent A level results, many first-time students will be looking for last-minute accommodation, if they aren’t heading to their first choice of university with an assured place in the halls of residence. Parents can help guide the rookie … Continue reading

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The Director’s Friend – Director Disqualification – Current and Future Misconduct Trends

  This is the next article in a series by the Director’s Friend. The Director’s Friend recently attended the Insolvency Live! 2017 event run by The  (‘IS’). This was attended by a lot of stakeholders in the insolvency industry. Director … Continue reading

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