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New Debt Recovery Rules from 1st October 2017
Rob Winder explains the new debt recovery rules, brought into force on 1st October 2017.
By Rob Winder on Wednesday 4th October 2017
Advice for Victims of Cumbria Floods
This page contains links to resources on our site which aim to help householders and businesses who have been affected by flooding in Cumbria.
By Angela Huck on Tuesday 8th December 2015
Nursery Provision and Bad Debtors
Head of debt recovery Rob Winder talks about bad debt within nurseries and provides his top tips for good credit control.
By Rob Winder on Friday 24th April 2015
Securing debts through Charging Orders
Rob Winder, Head of Property and Debt Recovery, explains how changes to legislation mean that Charging Orders can now be used to secure a debt even when a debtor is…
By Rob Winder on Thursday 28th March 2013
Checklist: non-payment of rent
Dispute resolution Solicitor Sian Spencer explains the key issues that a landlord should be aware of if a tenant fails to pay the rent due under the terms of a commercial…
By on Monday 4th February 2013
Standard Terms and Conditions
Following a recent High Court decision Corporate Partner Sam Lyon highlights the advantages and disadvantages of using standard terms and sets out how standard terms can be incorporated effectively.
By on Monday 1st October 2012
Update for Buy to Let Landlords
Since 6th April 2007 all landlords who have received a deposit (or bond as they are sometimes called) under the Housing Act 2004, have had to protect them in an…
By Rob Winder on Friday 3rd August 2012
E-Legal Monthly Business Law Update June 2012
In June's E-Legal Head of Business Services John Noctor looks at the latest case law regarding directors' disputes, a free link to Rob Winder's debt recovery webinar and news of…
By Angela Huck on Thursday 7th June 2012
Good Credit Control
Good credit control starts the moment the customer first walks through the door.
By Rob Winder on Friday 6th May 2011
Debt Recovery - Enforcement of Judgments
When it comes to the enforcement of a judgment, some debt collection agencies and debt recovery solicitors are more than happy to instruct either County Court or High Court bailiffs…
By Rob Winder on Tuesday 23rd March 2010
Avoiding Bad Debt; What to do when it all goes wrong
It is unfortunate, but inevitable that, when you run a business, at some point you will have to deal with late and non-payers. One complication in recovering debts is when…
By Rob Winder on Monday 15th March 2010