Sports Direct: HMRC Investigating Payment of Retail Staff
The Guardian has reported that HMRC investigators are examining whether Sports Direct retail staff have been paid less than the national minimum wage.
Updated Government Policy Paper on National Minimum Wage Enforcement
The government has re-issued its policy paper on national minimum wage enforcement to take account of recently increased penalties and forthcoming new measures under the Immigration Act 2016.
TP Among Most Active Dealmakers in Experian Report
Turner Parkinson has again ranked highly across the UK in Experian’s latest UK deals league tables. The Corporate team’s high deal volume saw them ranked among the top dealmakers in the North West, Yorkshire and UK-wide tables.
TP Duo Appointed as Chair
Turner Parkinson are delighted with the recent appointments to the position of Chair for two of its lawyers. Laura Lucas, an Associate in the Insolvency team, has been appointed as the Chair of the R3 North West New Professionals Group, whilst Corporate Trainee Solicitor Matthew Flanagan has been appointed as Chair of the Manchester Trainee Solicitors Group Committee.
A Purle of a judgment: creditors think twice when applying for administration orders…
The judiciary has traditionally refrained from exercising commercial assessments in a business context. However, a recent High Court case has demonstrated that the court is willing to use independent commercial judgment when deciding whether to make an administration order.