Susan Maloney

Environmental Issues in Corporate Insolvency

The implications of taking an appointment over an insolvent business which is regulated by environmental law can be far reaching. Environmental regulation has become more stringent and the sanctions for breach can leave the IP…more

| Bankruptcy

Extreme Weather Conditions Policy

Extreme Weather Conditions Policy - Pitmans Solicitors Employment Team provide practical advice for business owners…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Trading Safely: Ensuring You Minimise Your Exposure to Distressed Customers

As we approach the busiest trading period of the year for many businesses they need to ensure they are doing what they can to protect themselves from the consequences of customers who go bust. The key concern for any supplier,…more

| Administrative Law, Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Mergers &...

Loss of Use - What is the Correct Compensation?

What compensation is the owner of a fleet vehicle entitled to for the loss of its use? The recent case of Beechwood Birmingham Limited v Hoyer Group UK Limited the Court of Appeal upheld the principles set out in the 1970 case…more

| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Transportation,...

Ex-Employees & Confidential Information - What Rights Do Employers Have?

Have you experienced a senior employee leaving to work for a competing business? Automotive companies cannot afford to let ex-employees walk away with information or Intellectual Property that does not belong to them. The…more

| Administrative Law, Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts,...

Joint Ventures Between Automotive Companies - The Future?

Due to the diversity of companies and industrial groups in the automotive sector, experiences of the recession have varied widely. In spite of the unpredictable nature of this dynamic industry, a clear trend has emerged in…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, International Law &...

EU Parliament - Increased Maternity Rights

EU Parliament in Favour of Increased Maternity Rights The European Parliament has voted in favour of several measures which would strengthen maternity protection. The key proposals are: •An increase in maternity…more

| Labor & Employment Law, Family Law

Should Snow Stop Pay? Pitmans Employment Discuss

Should Snow Stop Pay? December 6th, 2010 Not only is the snow an immediate concern, but it looks as though we are going to have to get used to dealing with it every year for the foreseeable future. So it is worth planning to…more

| Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law

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