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my-new-name-thumb The Risks and Opportunities of re-using a Company Name following Insolvency (Tuesday, 11 November, 2014) - Directors who re-use a Company name on insolvency, risk falling foul of Section 216, one of the most draconian sections of the Insolvency Act 1986. A breach of this section is a criminal offence and results in the director or …
Johnsons Thumb Wilkes Property Team helps Biggest VW dealership in Europe Spring into Action (Friday, 7 November, 2014) - Midlands law firm The Wilkes Partnership has advised independent car dealer Johnsons Cars on the construction and opening of its new dealership – including the biggest Volkswagen showroom in Europe. The dealership, now open on the Stratford Road in Shirley, …
breaking-news-holiday-thumb BREAKING NEWS: Holiday pay ruling set to create financial and administrative headache for businesses (Tuesday, 4 November, 2014) - A landmark decision today by the Employment Appeal Tribunal could have significant financial consequences for businesses of all sizes. The issue involved the calculation of holiday pay for staff who work overtime. Holiday pay has traditionally been calculated by reference …
Retention of Title and Payment Small Businesses Warned On Contracts (Tuesday, 21 October, 2014) - West Midlands businessmen and women have been warned of the need to be vigilant when they buy or sell products or services. Felix Dodd, a specialist litigation solicitor at the Solihull office of The Wilkes Partnership, has urged directors to …
Parental Thumb New Parental Leave Rules A Challenge For Businesses (Tuesday, 21 October, 2014) - New regulations on sharing parental leave are set to be challenging for growing businesses according to Darryll Thomas, head of employment law at the Solihull office of law firm The Wilkes Partnership. In addition to two weeks which must be …