18th February 2019“I’ve Got A CCJ Against Me! What Do I Do?”
Sometimes the first you know that someone has issued court proceedings against you is when you become aware of a […]
11th February 2019Own Less Than Half Of Your Company? Maybe You Need A Shareholders Agreement
A Shareholders Agreement is a private contract between the shareholders of a company. It is not a replacement for the […]
28th January 2019The Freedom of Information Act – Your ‘Right To Find Out’
The purpose of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI Act) is to provide access to information held by public […]
18th December 2018Are Your Contracts Leaving Your Business At Risk?
Contracts are the building blocks of most businesses. There will be contracts with customers and suppliers (terms and conditions), employees (employment contracts), landlords (lease) and contractors (T&Cs again). Contracts define and regulate the most important relationships of the business. Given this, I always find it surprising to come across businesses with no written contracts at all, or which rely on contract documents that don’t say […]
19th November 2018When Is A Will Not A Will?
As a general rule, in your will you can leave your assets to whoever you like. If you want to leave it all to Battersea Dogs Home, you can. But while your will may set out your final wishes, in some cases these wishes might not be as effective as you hope.First, your will must be valid. There are various rules that must be followed: it must be in writing, and executed in the right way. You have to sign it in the presence of two independent witnesses. But make sure the witnesses do not ben […]