How to get paid on time

In the current climate it seems that more customers are hanging on to their cash and taking longer to pay. This is obviously great for them - but not so great for you....

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Growing your business through third party sales agents

In this tough financial climate, exploring new routes to market can help you survive and thrive and partnering with a sales agent can help market and grow your business without significant investment.A sales agent is a third party you appoint to promote, market, negotiate and agree sales contracts with buyers…

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Coronavirus and Force Majeure

This is a difficult time when businesses are facing unprecedented challenges caused by the impact of the Coronavirus epidemic.At times like this, many companies will be examining their contracts to understand their rights, obligations, and where risks and liabilities sit.We at Devant are increasingly being asked whether the current epidemic,…

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The Curious Case of William Jennens

Today I learned about the legal case of William Jennens. If you’ve ever read Bleak House, the story might seem familiar, because Dickens based the fictional case of Jarndyce vs Jarndyce in the book on the life of this financier, who lived in Suffolk in the 18th Century.When he died in 1798, intestate…

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