Yearly Archives: 2012

Avoid the Pitfalls of Employment Contracts

Friday, 21 Dec 2012

Avoid the Pitfalls of Employment Contracts When a promotion takes place, it is very easy for an employer and an employee to simply confirm the new responsibilities, notice period and salary without looking at the other terms such as restrictive covenants that exist between the parties. The recent case of Patsystems Holdings Limited v Neilly... Read More


Commercial Tenant default – Relief for some, headache for others

Monday, 17 Dec 2012

Commercial Tenant default – Relief for some, headache for others The last few years has seen a dramatic increase in the number of tenants breaching the terms of their leases. At best this may be relatively trivial, such as paying the rent a few days late, but at worst, major breaches can result in dilapidated... Read More


Commercial Landlords…

Friday, 30 Nov 2012

… Don’t Get Caught Out! The fall of Comet last month did not just impact on the 6000 employees of the company. Many creditors will have been affected, as will some of the landlords of the 200+ stores currently rented by the electrical retailer. Whilst Comet has probably been a model tenant over the years,... Read More


How to Successfully Sell Your Business

Thursday, 8 Nov 2012

… Plan for Maximum Benefit Selling a business in the current climate is difficult but with careful planning and good advice you can maximise your position and achieve the best possible deal. Umberto Vietri, our Company/ Commercial Partner has prepared a series of articles to advise on how to best approach a sale of a... Read More