Articles by ‘Nicola Radcliffe’

Opinion  |  01:04:22

The Insolvency Service has announced that from 31 March 2022 the temporary insolvency measures applied during the pandemic under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) will expire. This means that from…

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Opinion  |  22:09:21

Commercial energy brokers are not regulated meaning their conduct is not controlled by legal guidelines or codes of conduct. While many brokers do help companies to manage and improve their energy consumption at competitive prices, some “rogue” brokers are encouraging businesses to enter into poor-value deals with suppliers.

The suppliers then pay the brokers substantial commission which can be significantly above the market rate or stated commission rates.

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Opinion  |  24:02:21

Restrictive covenants are an essential tool for retaining goodwill and value in any business that you are looking to acquire. This is particularly so where the seller is intrinsically linked to the business or has the skillset to immediately compete with the target business, and could therefore quickly diminish its value.

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post  |  06:08:19

In April 2015, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) assumed responsibility for prosecuting providers for all health and safety related incidents. Four years on, we take a look at the situation, examine the trends and analyse the sanctions CQC has been applying.

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