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Late Payment of Debts

07 February 2014
By Fiona Gaskell
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A survey carried out by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed that more than half of its members who contract with larger private sector businesses were paid late during the last 12 months.  This is despite the fact that as long ago as 1998 legislation was introduced...

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06
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Good cash flow is essential for any business to survive and flourish and never more so than for SMEs. Whether you are a sole trader or a limited company, if it is not monitored carefully there will be problems. Getting robust procedures in place will reduce the risk of being forced to start...

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When it comes to selling a business, serial entrepreneurs are in their element: having invested their money and usually considerable effort as well, this is payback time if the investment has gone well. However, for most people a sale is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion and a daunting...

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 HOW WILL THE DEFAMATION ACT 2013 AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS? The Defamation Act 2013 has been trumpeted by politicians and the media as a long awaited knight in shining armour which will slay the dragon of "trivial” defamation claims and "libel tourism”. But how, in practice, will it...

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The recent Supreme Court decision in the case of Marley v Rawlings and another has proved to be an interesting and significant development for Private Client practitioners across England and Wales. In 1999, Maureen and Alfred Rawlings each made 'mirror wills' intending to leave the whole...

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