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High Court rules that Brexit cannot frustrate commercial leases

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Commercial landlord

Commercial landlords have received some welcome certainty with regards to Brexit. The High Court has ruled that tenants will not be able to use Brexit as an excuse to break their lease.

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15 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Personal insolvencies the highest since 2011. Are we heading for another recession?

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People are now spending more each week than they did before the financial crisis. The latest Family Spending Survey carried out by the Office for National Statistics shows that household spending in the UK has reached its highest level for thirteen years.

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12 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, News

Royds Withy King successfully rescind a client’s winding up order

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Open liquidation

Royds Withy King recently succeeded in rescinding a Winding Up Order made against a London based construction company by H M Revenue & Customs and the Official Receiver. The rescission allowed the company to continue its business and avoid liquidation.

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26 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

Google’s social media platform has shut down due to a ‘minor’ data breach.

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On 8 October, Google announced that it would be shutting down the consumer arm of its social media platform, Google+, for good.

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23 October 2018 9 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

Is your CCTV system GDPR compliant?

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CCTV

The UK is often cited as being one of the most video monitored societies globally, with up to 5.9 million CCTV cameras in operation in 2015 alone (one camera for every eleven people). Your organisation or business may use CCTV recording for a variety or reasons such as prevention of crime, health and safety or monitoring the workplace. Homeowners may also install domestic CCTV systems to protect their personal property.

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