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20 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Corporate, Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

Death of a company director – what happens next?

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Succession planning is critical for any company. In the unfortunate event that a director dies, often the surviving directors are able to step in and run the company, sharing out the responsibilities of the deceased director between them. But what happens if a sole company director dies and the company’s articles of association do not set out a procedure for what happens next?

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16 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

National care provider faces a potential multi-million pound liability in respect of consumer law breaches.

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Barchester Healthcare Limited (Barchester) is potentially facing a £12 million liability in respect of their residents’ contracts breaching consumer law.

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18 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Tough new powers for the Competition and Markets Authority – how this affects your business

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The government has announced today that, under new powers proposed to be given to the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA), businesses in breach of consumer law could be directly fined by the CMA without them having to go through the courts.

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8 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

The CMA issues court proceedings against national care home provider

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued court proceedings against Care UK for their failure to agree to refund their residents for a “compulsory upfront ‘administration’ fee”.

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