News and Blogs
On this page, you will find news and comment about what is happening in our areas of specialism: Director Disqualification, Insolvency and Restructuring, Insolvency Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Regulatory Disputes, and Construction Disputes.
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This news story tells how a director was imprisoned for 32 weeks and received 7 years director disqualification for Health & Safety failings. Failing to comply with Health and Safety legislation is a serious offence for directors.read more
The penalties for acting as a company director whilst bankrupt are severe, as this case shows, in which the director in question accepted a 10 year director disqualification undertaking. Here we look at the background to the case and comment on what steps the director in question could have taken that might have helped him avoid the disqualification penalty.read more
This case study looks at the duties of directors in relation to Health and Safety regulatory compliance issues. The case resulted in a prosecution and a fine of £13,300 for the directors of a company over unsafe roof work. We comment on the case, which shows that the HSE will act quickly and robustly when directors fail in their Health and Safety Duties.read more