To Demand or Not To Demand | Woodfines Solicitors

To Demand or Not To Demand: A Reminder to Creditors

A statutory demand is a formal demand for payment of money owed. A statutory demand can be issued against a private individual, a limited company or a Limited Liability Partnership, and is not to be mistaken with a simple letter demanding payment of sums due, as the consequences can be rather costly! This was demonstrated […]

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Woodfines at MIPIM

The Summit is known as the leading UK event for the real estate industry and was a forum for industry leaders to gain insights from a high level conference programme, to network, connect and do business. The agenda contained a mix of conference and social events with guest speakers such as Fiona Bruce, the famous […]

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Is a moveable shed a building? Woodfines Solicitors

Is a movable shed a building?

What is defined as a building? A simple question, but the answer will change depending on the context in which you ask it. A recent appeal against a planning decision highlights that, at least within planning legislation, the definition of ‘building’ can be very wide. Mr Cooper received an enforcement notice on 14th January 2019 […]

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Mike Hayward in the CEO Sleepout Milton Keynes

Mike on the streets for CEO Sleepout

On Thursday 7th November 2019, Head of Woodfines’ Regulatory team, Mike Hayward, will be sleeping overnight on the concourse of the MK Stadium to raise awareness of homelessness in Milton Keynes, and raise funds to help fight poverty and homelessness. Alongside over ninety business owners and directors from across Milton Keynes, Mike will be rolling […]

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Parental Alienation and the CAFCASS Child Impact Assessment Framework

What is parental alienation? You may have heard of the term ‘parental alienation’, but what does it really mean? Whilst there is no agreed definition, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS) recognise it to mean: “when a child’s resistance or hostility towards one parent is not justified and is the result […]

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DVSA publishes top ten professional driving prosecution offences

Enforcement data has recently been published showing the top ten prosecution offences for professional driving, together with the details of the associated fixed penalties and prohibitions issued. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) monitors and enforces regulations applying to transport and passenger vehicle operations, and vocational drivers. Offences concerning tachographs and breaching the rules […]

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