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 & Acquisitions

The Importance of Making a Will: Patrick Hurd and Michael Jepson Discuss

The Importance of Making a Will 2010 continues to be a volatile and troubled year and with that uncertainty in the world, it will pay to create certainty at home. Only 50% of us who should be making a will, do and many…more
| Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Pitmans & The Thames Valley Business Magazine's Property & Real Estate Round Table: Mortgage Log-Jam Could Stifle The Market

Recently, The Thames Valley Business Magazine and Pitmans Solicitors gathered a group of local experts to consider the property investment market. John Burbedge reproduces selected observations from the roundtable…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential, Real Estate - Commercial

UK Businesses and the Cyber Threat

UK Businesses and the Cyber Threat…more
| Business Organizations, Science, Computers, & Technology

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, Worker’s Compensation

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, Intellectual Property

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 & Trade, Transportation, Mergers & Acquisitions

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

Real Estate Update - Developers Beware! A Recent Case on Rights to Light

Developers Beware! A Recent Case on Rights to Light The possibility of an infringement of rights to light are an important factor to be considered by all developers. The right to light of a building arises after twenty years…more
| Real Estate - Residential, Real Estate - Commercial

Pitmans Solicitors Pensions Update - Return of Surplus to Employers - Update from DWP

Return of Surplus to Employers - Further News from Department of Work and Pensions In June Pitmans Solicitors reported on action that trustees and employers need to take in relation to Section 251 of the Pensions Act 2004. …more
| Business Organizations

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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