Settlement in a civil dispute

Settlement in civil disputes

Let's look at the benefits and things you should know about settlement in civil disputes. Introduction  Here at Tiger Law, we deal with a wide range of disputes in our civil litigation department. Settlement is a topic that always comes up, and understandably, our clients often think that accepting or even approaching settlement in civil disputes will make the other side think that they are admitting something. Here, we look at why this is not the case. The coward’s way…

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Business Interruption

The Business Interruption Insurance Ruling

Last week saw the announcement from the Supreme Court of the results of an appeal by the Financial Conduct Authority and various insurance companies, to determine the effect of policy wordings on business interruption insurance. The Supreme Court ruled in favour of policyholders, meaning many will now have claims for losses due to Business Interruption, as a result of the virus, paid out where policies had the notifiable disease or pandemic clauses. The main issues that were resolved included: What sort of…

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Financial Help For Businesses During Lockdown

The last year has been a rollercoaster for not just the public but businesses big and small.  As the Government scrambles to catch up, businesses have been left in even more confusing predicaments trying to ensure they not only stay afloat but also meet health and safety laws and have enough staff to cover the work that is there. The latest guidance may not seem too dissimilar to the previous full lockdown, but for those wishing to know what financial help…

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Childcare And Financial Help For Working Parents During Lockdown

Last night’s announcement by the Prime Minister was expected by many, but has left many confused, worried and unsure about whether the news is welcomed or not. There is no doubt that something needed to be done to stop the spread of the new variant of the virus, however the timing could have been better, especially for working parents. Here at Tiger Law many of our staff have young families, so can understand the worry of trying to juggle home-schooling and…

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A Pay Cut for Working From Home?

We saw a great debate recently on Jeremy Vine’s Channel 5 Show. The line-up included Charlie Mullins the owner of Pimlico Plumbers along with Jemma Forte as guest presenter. One of the hot topics was should people working from home receive a pay cut? The stats provided on the show tell us on average 2/3 of people surveyed have saved £820 in the last 6 months. To quote Charlie “people working from home should be paid less. They are less…

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Bounce Back Loans – What are they for and are you sticking to the rules?

There has been some media coverage recently about “fraudsters” applying for the Government’s Bounce Back Loans, and using the funds to buy supercars or property. Supercar dealers have said that their business is booming since the Bounce Back Loans have been paid out. Of course, the rates of interest are making this cheaper than the usual finance agreements, but while we would all love the means to buy a Ferrari, are these people doing anything wrong? We have also…

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Decision Making within a Company

The decisions made within a Company are either the Directors’ responsibility or fall on the shareholders. Whilst quite often, a shareholder will also be a director (and vice versa), it is important to keep the decisions to be made separate. The shareholders make decisions as owners, and the directors make decisions as the managers of the company. When setting up a company, it is often the case that the initial members (shareholders) and directors are friendly and anticipate no issues with…

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Since GDPR came into force in May 2018, individuals your business deals with have the following rights¹ regarding the information you have about them: • The right to be informed • The right of access • The right to rectification • The right to erasure • The right to restrict processing • The right to data portability • The right to object • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling . As a business you have the…

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Event and Premises licensing know-how

Event and Premises licencing know-how Getting ready to welcome the crowds! Licencing premises – all you need to know Most of us like a tipple and, for some of us, a journey in hospitality starts with a one-off event, bar, restaurant or pub – any of these are hard work and owners do it for the love of it. However, along with a passion for hospitality, you need a good head for paperwork. Whether you are holding a weekend event or planning…

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Conflict of Interest: A director’s duty to disclose

Conflict of Interest A director’s duty to disclose We’ve been hearing the term “Conflict of Interest” bandied about quite a bit lately, especially in some of the – erm – interesting news items coming from across the Pond. It’s a serious matter and not just for Presidents and their families, UK company directors are subject to some very strict regulations regarding how they manage their various roles and interests. These laws can apply to members of their immediate families too,…

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