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Duties of directors

What are the duties of directors if a business becomes insolvent?

Posted on October 15, 2018, by Abi Lutey

With a number of high profile businesses going into administration in recent months, Coodes Solicitors’ Commercial Disputes Associate Abi Lutey…

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Snow days: What should employers do if staff cannot travel to work because of bad weather?

Posted on February 27, 2018, by Philip Sayers

With the Met Office warning that snow and ice may make travelling difficult this week, what should employers do to…

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SME owners

More than half of SME owners are failing to protect the future of their business in a Will

Posted on July 12, 2017, by Kirsty McAuley

New figures suggest that more than half of small and medium sized business owners are failing to protect the future…

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Why hire a project manager for your home renovation or extension?

Posted on June 12, 2017

Are you considering a major home renovation or extension? Jo Cook, construction lawyer at Coodes Solicitors, outlines the benefit of…

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Legislation gives tenants of some brewery owned pubs power to go free of tie

Posted on June 07, 2017, by Peter Lamble

Blog updated January 2018 New legislation has given some tenants of brewery or company owned pubs the opportunity to go…

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Cyber security

The importance of cyber security – How can you protect your business against a growing threat?

Posted on May 02, 2017, by Kirsty McAuley

Almost half of British businesses have experienced a cyber security breach or attack in the last year. Kirsty McAuley of…

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Businesses: it’s time to spring clean your contracts

Posted on March 01, 2017

More than half of businesses do not fully understand the rules on unfair contracts, according to research from the Competitions…

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Inheritance

What are the main considerations for businesses, following the Autumn Statement?

Posted on November 29, 2016, by Sonya Bassett

Sonya Bassett, Partner and Head of Corporate & Commercial at Coodes Solicitors, outlines the key considerations for businesses following the…

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What’s the difference between warranties and indemnities if you’re buying or selling a business?

Posted on November 28, 2016, by Sonya Bassett

When you are purchasing or selling a business and its assets, a great deal of negotiation is around the provision…

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Charities must be vigilant when booking guest speakers

Posted on September 14, 2016

A new report from the Charity Commission highlights the issues that can arise when charities invite guest speakers to events….

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