Tag Archives: Breeze & Wyles Solicitors Limited

The Director’s Friend and Director Disqualification – a testimonial received

This blog post features a testimonial from a client who was faced with a substantial director disqualification investigation against him. The client was recommended to the Director’s Friend by their accountant to advise.   The investigation was wide ranging and … Continue reading

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Changes to Debt Claims

The Civil Procedure Rule Committee has introduced new rules in relation to debt claims which will be governed by Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims and will come into force on 1st October 2017. The new Protocol will apply to any … Continue reading

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Food for thought – Director Disqualifications for Business Manager and Bass Player of UB40

This is the next article in a series by the Director’s Friend. The Insolvency Service (‘IS’) confirmed in a recent press release that David Parker (‘Mr Parker’) (the UB40 business manager) and Earl Acton Falconer (‘Mr Falconer’) (the UB40 bass … Continue reading

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Lawnet Challenge 10/06/2017 – The Great Washout!

Hard to believe it in the current heat we’re experiencing, but a couple of weekends ago, some employees of ours took part in a yearly Lawnet Challenge and encountered some rather wet weather! Peter Jones, our Business Development Manager has … Continue reading

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The Director’s Friend – Director disqualification and Compensation to Creditors(s)

In a my blog dated 21 December 2016 (see: http://www.breezeandwyles.co.uk/more-bad-news-for-directors-and-their-personal-liability/) I talked about the new risk to directors in the context of Director Disqualification investigations being that the Secretary of State can now also seek compensation from the director(s) where … Continue reading

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INCREASING COMPANY INSOLVENCIES

This is the next in the series of my blogs for the Director’s Friend. THE LATEST STASTICS:   On 28 April 2017, the latest quarterly insolvency statistics were released by the Insolvency Service (‘IS’). By comparison with the first quarter of … Continue reading

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Setting aside a Notice of Intention to appoint an Administrator by a Director (‘NOI’)

The Court of Appeal has given a recent judgement setting aside an NOI. That was in the following case: JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Limited v. Davis Haulage Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 267 that is reported here: http://cases.iclr.co.uk/Subscr/search.aspx?docID=WLRD2017-265. Lord … Continue reading

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When tweets become twibels….

Facing up to the social media challenge for business Every business using social media should get to grips with publishing law and advertising regulations if they are to avoid reputation-damaging incidents. The reminder follows the news that opinion columnist Katie … Continue reading

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Taking time to take stock pays off in inheritance tax planning

As the end of the tax year approaches, it’s a good time to make sure you’re maximising your opportunities for inheritance tax reliefs. This year, as well as taking advantage of exempt lifetime gifts and transfers, property owners should also … Continue reading

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The Director’s Friend – CONTRAVENTION OF DIRECTOR DISQUALIFICATION

This is the next in the series of blogs for the Director’s Friend. INTRODUCTION If a director of an insolvent company is investigated by the Insolvency Service, an application for director disqualification follows and an order or undertaking is obtained. … Continue reading

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