A recent Court of Appeal case has raised further concerns surrounding who holds the liability for conveyancing fraud – the buyer’s or the vendor’s solicitor.
New research carried out by the Institute of Directors (IoD) has found that almost half (48 per cent) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been adversely affected by the UK’s so-called late payments crisis.
Shareholder disputes can – and do – arise for a variety of reasons. Perhaps one shareholder has had a change of heart about the business, another feels that his interests are being unfairly prejudiced by the conduct of others, or maybe shareholders simply no longer wish to work with one another anymore.
Late payments are a serious threat to small business livelihood, and the Carillion fallout proves that all too well.
Millions of internet users could be potentially involved in a class action lawsuit against the search giant Google, after it was accused of illegally collecting personal data.