Time to collect? Getting your business cashflow back on track

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Late payment has long been a problem for businessowners, but the Covid-19 pandemic seems to have compounded cashflow concerns. If getting what you’re owed …

The commercial divorce – the rise in unfair prejudice claims

Unfair prejudice claims have risen over the last 12 to 18 months, many triggered by the impact of Covid.
What is an unfair prejudice claim?
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High court awards damages in Eminem copyright case

Eminem’s former record company argues that a UK label’s album pressing caused big anniversary re-release plans to be abandoned.

Landmark victory for UK businesses – can you now claim for business interruption?

Following a Supreme Court ruling, thousands of businesses impacted by COVID-19 could now be eligible to claim on their business interruption insurance.

Council clears the air in procurement challenge

High Court has refuses summary judgment to a claimant in a procurement challenge and lifts the automatic suspension on awarding the contract in favour of Newcastle City Council.

ICO fines hotel group for data breach

A global hotel group has been fined after a four year old data breach was identified, even though the business was in different hands when the cyber-attack originally occurred. Here’s how historic breaches can bite.

Business interruption insurance judgment: Can you now claim?

A new test case could prove to be good news for those struggling to claim business interruption insurance.

Make your mark

Banksy’s ‘flower bomber’ case highlights trade mark pitfalls for businesses, explains George Festing, our IP disputes specialist.

Time to act: 5 tips to recover debts and boost cashflow

With more than 50% of businesses expecting their revenues to fall by more than 50% over the coming months, now is the time to act to prevent further financial disruption.

Five ways to stop others using your kitchen and bathroom construction plans

Tired of having your kitchen or bathroom designs ‘stolen’ and used by cheaper suppliers? It’s a frustration you can avoid, says Alex Craig – Head of Intellectual Property at law firm Muckle LLP.