Hospitality, retail and leisure

Hospitality, retail and leisure guidance:

Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note gives guidance on taking enforcement action in the care home industry. It includes insight into common care home ownership structures and ways to...

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The hotels sector has suffered in the recession. As an asset class, hotels are capital intensive operations. They are also susceptible to volatile economic conditions, as...

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This Practice Note provides a brief summary of the retail landscape and highlights some of the key legal and practical issues facing office-holders appointed over a...

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Insolvency in the sports industry—overview The sports sector has seen a number of high-profile insolvencies since 2010, including the administration of Force India,...

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Sector trends, composition and challenges The number of insolvencies in the food industry is increasing. The increase stems from changes in the environment and lower...

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What is the main legislation governing this area? The Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) governs the provision of licensable activities in England and Wales (there is separate...

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Overview Under a contract for the sale or supply of goods or services as between a supplier and purchaser, the purchaser’s causes of action and remedies are well known....

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Introduction to company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) A CVA is a tool available to a company in financial difficulty to restructure its debts. In contrast to other...

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