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LEGAL COMPLIANCE

Director disqualified for pricing agreement

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has secured the disqualification of a director who had a price-fixing agreement with another small company. It is the first time the CMA has exercised this power. What do you need to know? More...

CONTRACTS

Legal tender and cash payments

In June 2015 there were reports about a bus driver who refused to accept a 60p fare partly in pennies and tuppences. Some gave the impression he had done something wrong. When can a payment in cash be refused? More...

MARKETING

New small business online voucher scheme

INVOICING

Raising “forgotten” invoices

According to new research, many smaller companies have forgotten to submit an invoice on at least one occasion. If the directors discover this has happened, what’s the cut-off date for presenting bills? More...

COMPANY LAW

Dormant companies can be valuable

A company that isn’t active is known as “dormant” and providing certain conditions are met it’s allowed to stay that way indefinitely. But how easy is it to keep the company “alive but sleeping” and why should you bother? More...

COURT ACTION

Can you really prove this (court) claim?

In most types of legal dispute, the key to success lies in the strength of your evidence. But what will the court always expect a company to produce, and can the directors ask it to take anything else into account? More...

DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY

Promoting your business - what you can’t say

You want to spruce-up your online advertising. One of your co-directors suggests adding a few testimonials to your website about how fantastic your company is. He’s even created a few examples for you to use. Is this legal? More...

COMMERCIAL LAW

Time to ditch the contract

Your company is fed up with the service (or lack of it) from one of its major suppliers. You’ve now lined up another supplier who seems to fit the bill. Can you simply walk away from the existing contract? More...

COMMERCIAL LAW - CONTRACT CANCELLATION

Quit in time

A subscriber contacted us after attempting to cancel a contract. They were told to put this in writing but later received a bill for another year. When they queried this, the other party said the notice to cancel arrived too late. Who’s right? More...

COMMERCIAL LAW

The supplier who won’t supply

Your company has become reliant on one supplier. You’ve heard that they could have financial problems and you’re worried about the effect on your business. Or what if they simply refused to supply you? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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