Tim Bishop

What Does It Mean To Be Disqualified As Director Of A UK Company?

May 18, 2014

Being disqualified as director of a company can have a hugely negative effect on both your working life and your personal life, and the thought of going through the complex process alone can add a lot of unnecessary stress on top of an already bad situation. So, if you think you are at risk of […]

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What Is A TUPE Transfer And What Should Employers Be Aware Of?

March 18, 2014

TUPE stands for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations, something which was first passed back in 1981. This legislation is used in the UK in order to implement the European Acquired Rights Directive, and can be a complex and confusing process to many. It is basically put in place to protect the rights […]

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Using No Win No Fee For Commercial Disputes

January 25, 2014

You’ve probably heard of ‘No Win No Fee’ agreements when it comes to personal injury or medical negligence claims, but did you know that you can also make use of them for commercial disputes? Also known as Conditional Fee Arrangements (or CFAs), these types of agreements allow businesses to pursue legal action for either no […]

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Lease Extension Advice For Freeholders: Five Things To Consider

January 8, 2014

If you’re an experienced freeholder, you may well already know all about what to do when a leaseholder asks to extend their lease. But if you’re new to this whole area of law, it can get incredibly confusing. So what exactly do you need to consider when it comes to looking at a tenant’s request […]

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Enfranchisement For Freeholders: What You Need To Know

December 6, 2013

If you’re the freeholder of one or more blocks of flats, there are seemingly a million and one things to keep track of, and you need to be aware of the many legal issues that could occur between you and the leaseholders. But what happens when those leaseholders get together and wish to acquire the […]

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Setting Up A Business Partnership And Finding The Perfect Partner

November 28, 2013

If you’re thinking about setting up a business, you may be considering a partnership over a limited company. While this may be the best thing for your business (a partnership is easier to set up than a limited liability company and doesn’t have to be registered at Companies House), there are always things to consider […]

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Should I Set Up A Right To Manage Company?

October 29, 2013

When it comes to leasehold, freehold, lease extension, enfranchisement and other areas of residential property law, everything can seem incredibly complicated and overwhelming. If you live in a block of flats or apartments, you may have heard about your Right To Manage, but what is it? And should you be considering it? What Is A […]

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Why does my business need a partnership agreement?

July 18, 2013

All friends together? Can you rely on mutual professional respect and even long term friendships to keep a business partnership on track and avoid the venture becoming mired in a spiral of confusion, disagreements and disintegrating relationships? It is certainly tempting to do so when, compared to setting up a limited company, the establishments of […]

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Buying horses and ponies – practical tips and the law

July 18, 2013

If you are buying a horse or pony you need to be aware that private sellers are not under a legal duty to disclose non-obvious deficiencies with the animal. However the situation changes if you are buying a horse or pony from a registered breeder. They are classed as selling the animal in the ‘course […]

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