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What is corporate manslaughter?

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, which came into force on 6 April 2008, means that companies... Read more

What happens if we have a health and safety breach?

This will have a detrimental effect on your business. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in health and safety law... Read more

What should I be doing to prevent health and safety problems at work?

It is vital that any organisation has the correct health and safety policies in place to protect from a health and... Read more

What is the law on carrying out risk assessments?

There are two levels of risk assessment: Risk assessment arising from considering ALL of your activities and associated... Read more

Must I have a Health and Safety policy?

You must have a written Health and Safety Policy if you employ five persons or more. This is in total, so includes those... Read more

Why won’t my bank let me withdraw my permitted weekly spending limit?

When the claimant obtains the freezing injunction it will be served on your bank(s) and the bank(s) will freeze your... Read more

Will I breach the injunction by making a legitimate payment to a creditor?

Yes, unless you have varied the order to permit such a payment to be made.  Any payment without the sanction of the... Read more

What do my assets include?

The definition of assets obviously includes those which are in your name, whether sole name or joint names. This... Read more

Do I have to respond to the injunction if I am not in the jurisdiction?

This will depend whether you are out of the jurisdiction for a short time or whether you are resident out of the... Read more

What will happen if I breach the injunction?

If you do not comply with the injunction either by failing to do things you are required to do by a certain time, or... Read more

Do I have to comply with the Order if I have a good defence or grounds to discharge it?

Yes. It is necessary to comply with the disclosure obligations even if you issue an application to discharge the Order.... Read more

The order says I need to provide a list of my assets immediately and confirm this within 24 hours. Do I really have to respond this quickly?

Yes. You will be in breach of the injunction if you do not. You are permitted to take legal advice before complying, and... Read more

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