28 06, 2017

June 2017 – Newsletter

2017-06-28T09:33:07+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

Check out your prospective Clients’ payment practices before engaging in business with them

According to ‘UK Debt Collection News’ – UK Tradespeople are owed over £30 Billion in unpaid debt.

The National Federation of Builders has identified that over 30% of late payments are within the construction sector, resulting in £30 Billion being owed to small and […]

18 05, 2017

May 2017 – Newsletter

2017-05-18T10:36:05+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: News|

More changes are coming –

The Good News is – Business to Business debt recovery will not be affected

The Good News is – For Businesses recovering debts from Individuals / Sole Traders, Lane and Co is working for you 

In October a new Pre – Action Protocol comes into force (This updated Pre Action Protocol will apply […]

21 03, 2017

Recovering a Trade Debt – Your Options

2017-03-21T12:32:38+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

When your debtor doesn’t pay, what can you do?

When trying to recover a fairly modest trade debt from a company a business does have a number of different options to consider…..

 

 

 

Court Proceedings

There are a number of points the business should consider before starting court proceedings:

  • Have you […]
16 03, 2017

March 2017 – Newsletter

2017-03-21T08:39:25+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: News|

Bank your cheques promptly ….

Although the use of the cheque seems to be diminishing with new technology enabling electronic transfers, standing orders and direct debits there are still a large number of businesses that rely on ’The Cheque’.

The Payee (receiver of the cheque) must recognise that the cheque itself is only the ‘promise to pay’ […]

14 02, 2017

February 2017 – Newsletter

2017-02-14T11:12:58+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

Property Litigation News

Changes to S21 Notice Procedure

Landlords of residential let properties please take note.

A number of changes to Section 21 possession claims are brought in after 1st October 2015 under the new rules in the Deregulation Act 2015.

Any new Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) in England starting on or after the 1st October 2015 will require […]

14 02, 2017

Email and Internet Risks

2017-02-14T11:06:23+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

 

This highlights the risks all employers and employees should be aware of when using email and the internet at work, sending work related emails or discussing the workplace on the internet.

 

 

Reputational risks

What you write in emails or on the internet could seriously damage your own or […]

3 01, 2017

January 2017 – Newsletter

2017-01-31T21:57:57+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

2017 – New Year – New Procedures – Reduce your bad debts

Having good Credit Control Procedures can make the difference between the success or failure of a business.

Start the New Year with a look at how you run your credit control.

Do you……

Know who your customer is:-

  • Are they a Sole Trader, Limited Company, Public Limited Company?
  • Have […]
19 10, 2016

October Newsletter

2017-01-31T21:57:58+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: News|

Come and Join Us . . . . .

We are exhibiting at the Warwickshire Business & Trade EXPO on November 4th.

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John and Neenu will be there, come and introduce yourselves, pick the experts’ brains…..

To […]

29 09, 2016

September 2016 – Newsletter

2017-01-31T21:57:58+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: News|

Terms and Conditions – The legal basis on which you do your business

Having good ‘Terms and Conditions’ set out and incorporated prior to commencing business with a customer can help you avoid problems at a later stage.

Every company is different in the way in which it works, whether it is the way goods / services […]