Tag Archives: Business

CORPORATE INSOLVENCY AND GOVERNANCE BILL FAST-TRACKED THROUGH PARLIAMENT: A SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS,A FORTHCOMING WEBINAR AND HOW TO GET A FREE GUIDE TO THE ACT

We have already seen cases where  the fact that the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is passing through Parliament has had an impact on judicial decision making.  Here Louis Doyle QC  takes us through the key elements of the Bill. Note that there are details of a free webinar that Louis is taking part in. […]

THERE ARE 110 POSTS ON THIS SITE: HERE IS A GUIDE TO HELP YOU TAKE YOUR PICK

This site has been going for a month now. During that time there have been 110 individual posts across a wide range of subjects. To help readers we thought it was time that the posts were catalogued in an easily available way. (To further assist most of the posts are categorised in any event. If, […]

CORONAVIRUS EMPLOYMENT LAW BRIEFING 2: CAN A FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEE TAKE UP A NEW JOB WHILST ON FURLOUGH?

In the second in the Kings Chambers series of employment law briefings Anisa Niaz-Dickinson considers the question of whether an employee can take up another new job whilst on furlough. Not a straightforward position This is an interesting question and is one of the many queries that we have dealt with this week. It is […]

GUIDANCE FOR THE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS IN LEEDS, LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER AND NEWCASTLE

Mr Justice Snowden, Vice-Chancellor of the County Palatine of Lancaster has send out COVID-19 Update Number 1.  The provides a position summary a guide for urgent applications.   THE GUIDANCE “I am extremely grateful for the incredibly hard work of the judges, court staff and practitioners in the Business and Property Courts (BPCs) in Leeds, […]

Coronavirus guidance for Community Interest Companies

Community Interest Companies are in a particularly vulnerable time during the coronavirus crisis. Pupil barrister at Kings, Shaylla Shabbir, outlines the help available. A Community Interest Company A community interest company (CIC) is a type of limited company that’s been specially designed for social enterprises. Unlike purely commercial companies, which exist to make profits for […]

COVID-19 – Corporate Insolvency Framework ‘Protective Shield’ Changes / Expected Insolvency Practice Direction

Eleanor Temple, Barrister at Kings Chambers and Chair of R3 (Yorkshire) responds to today’s (28 March) announcement of emergency changes to the corporate insolvency framework. (We will put full details of the legislative changes on this site, together with links as soon as they are available.)   Overview: The UK has a world-leading insolvency and […]

Covid-19 Insolvency Law Update: Emergency Changes and Court Hearings

Louis Doyle QC  provides a review of emergency legislation to aid businesses at home and abroad.   Kings Chambers’ insolvency team remains open for business, fully functioning and able to react to instructions at speed. We are working remotely and utilising platforms including Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business and Zoom for conferencing and court hearings. […]