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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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