Tag Archives: Breeze & Wyles Solicitors Limited

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

Posted in Blog / News, Business, home, Insolvency | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog / News, Business, home, Insolvency | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog / News, Business, Companies and Corporate, Insolvency | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog / News, Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog / News, For individuals, Wills and Probate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog / News, Business, Companies and Corporate, Insolvency | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

Anyone thinking about investing in Commercial Property needs to have a good understanding of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Part 2 of the Act gives tenants occupying for business purposes a right to renew their lease on similar terms … Continue reading

Posted in Blog / News, Business, Landlord and Tenant | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One bad apple can spoil the whole Portfolio

Do you have a property or block which is letting the rest of your portfolio down? Are you encountering ongoing and unresolved disputes that are proving difficult to resolve? Most estate or property managers will likely have at least one … Continue reading

Posted in Blog / News, Business, Landlord and Tenant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hide and Seek

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has last month ruled that the ongoing obligation of full and frank financial disclosure relating to financial matters in divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership continues to apply even following the death of … Continue reading

Posted in Blog / News, Family and Divorce, For individuals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Director Disqualification

DIRECTOR DISQUALIFIED FOR A FAILURE OF HIS COMPANY TO PAY ITS TAX LIABILITIES (BUT THERE IS MORE) In a recent press release the Insolvency Service (the ‘IS’) (see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tax-dodging-it-director-disqualified) confirm that a Mr Anthony Hodges (‘Mr Hodges’) of Basingstoke signed … Continue reading

Posted in Blog / News, Business, Companies and Corporate, Insolvency | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment