Legal matters articles

Can I re-use a liquidated company's name ?

Posted on October 20, 2014 by Patrick Wadsted

It is an offence under S.216 Insolvency Act 1986, for a director (or shadow director) of a company in the 12 months preceding insolvent liquidation to be a director of a company with a similar name or a name which would be considered to be misleading for a period of five years following the insolvent liquidation.

Rocky relationships in business

Posted on February 18, 2014 by FGL

I’ve felt like a bit of a marriage counsellor this week, where the underlying cause of the businesses underperforming – or not doing as well as they were – was down to the strained relationship between the business owners.

Law firms in financial difficulty

Posted on December 04, 2013 by Jeremy Frost

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has identified at least 1,200 firms – more than 10% of the total number – with evidence of financial difficulty after a mass survey of at-risk sectors.