COVID-19 litigation surge awaits UK companies A surge in contract disputes and employment-related litigation may be about to hit UK companies, according to Insurance broker Gallagher. Possible allegations include workplace-related safety violations and negligence, as well as unfair dismissal and discrimination following job losses. The survey, which was conducted last…
Changes to off-payroll working (IR35) rules The new off-payroll working (IR35) rules came into force on the 6 April 2021. Though payments relating to work or payments made before 6 April 2021 are not affected, the new rules need to be considered for all payments made on or after 6…
In Utmost Good Faith In these challenging times, we are all looking for surety and stability and of course financial security. The principle of an Insurance policy, be it for your car, your home, your business remains the same in that it can be relied upon to provide financial protection…
A Risk Management primer, for a new company landing and expanding in New York Historically a melting pot, New York is a diverse metropolitan area, which translates well for entrepreneurs of all ethnic backgrounds. Of the approximately 8.5 million people living in the city, more than one-third are foreign-born, the…
At risk – Companies and Directors The most likely entity that a foreign company establishing itself in the UK will form is a limited liability company. A. Limited Liability company and its shareholders A limited liability company will create a barrier of protection between risk and its shareholders. Shareholders cannot…
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