Industry bodies have welcomed the government’s ambitious review of business rates, which were laid out today by The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
A House of Lords committee has called on the EU to reform the structure of alcohol tax so that variable taxes on wine and cider according to alcoholic strength can be introduced.
Retention of Title: Part two Subscription
In the second of a series of articles, wine law specialist Andrew Park looks further at the problems that can arise when enforcing Retention of Title (ROT) claims for wine supplied, and how suppliers can maximise their chances of success
Retention of Title: Part one Subscription
In the first of a series of articles, wine law specialist Andrew Park looks at wine trade-specific problems that arise when enforcing retention of title claims, and how suppliers can maximise their chances of success.
Mayday, Mayday... company in distress Subscription
For many, 2012 was a year to forget, with a series of high-profile company failures causing knock-on effects across the trade. But can you spot the warning signs when a potential supplier or customer is in financial difficulty? Specialist corporate lawyer Paul Taylor explains how