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insolvency rules
6
Apr
2017

Today sees the introduction of the long-awaited new insolvency rules

Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims
22
Mar
2017

The latest update on the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims By Partner, Ann Lloyd.

Insolvency-brexit-blog
17
Jan
2017

The method in which the UK shall implement its ‘Brexit strategy’ has been regarded as a major factor in determining the future viability of many UK businesses.

PAP update
12
Dec
2016

The draft Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims (PAP) was put out for consultation over two years ago and it would be safe to say that it caused significant concern in the credit industry. On Friday, the CPRC met and delivered these following findings.

energy
28
Nov
2016

This weekend saw the failure of the Preston based energy provider GB Energy Supply, affecting its 160,000 customers. The main reason cited for its failure is significant increases in wholesale energy prices.

court fees
21
Jul
2016

Following consultation in the House of Lords last night, further court fee increases of 10% have been approved. They will take effect on 25 July 2016.

Insolvency fee increase
20
Jul
2016

Changes to insolvency fees are due to come into force on 21 July 2016. The most significant change is the introduction of the General Fee,

Vulnerability
31
May
2016

Vulnerability was reviewed by the FCA at this year’s Credit Summit, with the FCA’s acting CEO, Tracey McDermott, presenting a keynote speech.

mental health
31
May
2016

The stigma surrounding mental health historically made it difficult for those suffering to seek help with both their health and financial position.

charging order
31
May
2016

On 6 April 2016, a new court procedure came into effect in relation to two of the most popular methods of enforcement, namely charging orders and attachment of earnings applications.