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As the liquidation of construction giant Carillion sends shockwaves across the business community, hlw Keeble Hawson debt recovery manager, Charise Marsden, advises SMEs on spotting classic warning signs to avoid becoming supply chain casualties.
Charities are being urged to review their whistleblowing policies in the wake of scandals currently engulfing high-profile charities.
Businesses are advised to ensure that they are aware of the risks of unintended offence being caused through inappropriate behaviour this Valentine’s Day.
The recent war of words between professional boxers Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker has reignited the debate about the difference between harmless pre-fight trash talk and personal defamation.
We have seen a recent increase in the number of instructions on defamatory online social media posts which are made by disgruntled family members and ex-employees and relate to care home staff and care homes.
Addressing the problem of underperforming employees is critical to enable charities to achieve their wider goals. Tackling the issue swiftly and head on can help to prevent underachievers from affecting the working environment and the morale of...
Care home owners and managers are urged to approach the task of chasing outstanding fees efficiently, promptly and sensitively. Managing late payments is an unpleasant but necessary part of any business but, when running a care home, the task c...
The recent case of JonJohnstone Construction Ltd v Eagle Building Services Ltd is a reminder to construction businesses that they should draft a notice of adjudication very carefully - and include the entire scope of the relief sought.
Employers are urged to examine their holiday pay policy, following a recent ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) that voluntary overtime must be included in the calculations.
hlw Keeble Hawson litigation specialist, Andrew Broadbent, is advising sports clubs directors to know exactly what constitutes libel to prevent being issued with defamation claims.
Football clubs are urged to always formally confirm whether a legally binding agreement has been reached when negotiating the sale of players.
Charity trustees are advised to make themselves aware of the many rules and regulations governing the disposal of commercial property. They exist to ensure that the charity’s best interests are always served – and, if breached, any ...