Turbervilles Business Newsletter - Summer 2011


Welcome to our Summer Newsletter.

In this edition, we see why a landlord had to pay £270,000 after failing to consult with tenants.

We look at the importance of credit control as businesses increasingly fear the twin problems of rising debts and falling profits.

A director has been banned from revealing information about his former company, and the directors of a failed development firm have been found guilty of wrongful trading.

Business leaders fear small firms will continue to struggle with employment regulations despite new Government initiatives, and the Tribunal Service is expecting a rise in employment claims.

A developer must repay £200,000 after breaching a contract, and we see what happened when a company official tried to sell a business using misleading figures.

Penalties imposed on construction firms have been reduced after being judged too harsh.

The recession has sparked a surge in landlord and tenant disputes, and a court has ruled that an anti-competition clause was too restrictive to be enforced.

We hope you find these articles interesting. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like more information about the issues they raise, or any other legal issue affecting you or your business.

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