March 2013 Archive

Consumer credit regulation update

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On the 6 March, HM Treasury and BIS published a joint consultation paper on the transfer of consumer credit regulation to the FSA in April 2014, and the FSA published its own consultation paper on the high level framework it proposes to adopt when it (in its revamped form as the FCA) takes over responsibility for the consumer credit regime. More …

A living Will for your business

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Just as with people, businesses need ‘living Wills’ too. A 'living Will' will govern how your business is run and what will happen to it after you’ve gone. More …

Children and mediation

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It is becoming increasingly common for solicitors to recommend that disputes about the arrangements for children are resolved at mediation, or at the very least that this is attempted by mothers and fathers. More …

Leasehold enfranchisement – How to make the most of your leasehold property

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Changes to property law in the last fifty years have provided a number of options for tenants wanting to take control of their leasehold property from the landlord. More …

An update on EMI Share Options: A useful employee incentive tool for tech start-ups

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One of the key issues for Tech Start-ups is attracting, retaining and motivating key personnel whilst also keeping a control on overheads. More …