Directors' Liabilities

25 April 2019

Identity Fraud: company directors at double the risk of other individuals

Company directors increasingly have to deal with personal identity theft on top of already substantial compliance requirements to meet their directors’ duties.  The risk of identity theft is even greater for those company directors based in London than in other areas of the United Kingdom.

Melinka Berridge

5 March 2018

Data protection: A new board room priority

Emily Carter considers the impact and implications of new data protection regime for company directors.  

Emily Carter

16 February 2018

Directorships in the financial or insurance sector: a career pinnacle or poisoned chalice?

In the not too distant past, a directorship in a bank, insurance company or financial services firm was seen as a lucrative and career-defining role.  Many directors built a career out of having a portfolio of Board appointments, which involved a significant degree of responsibility to the organisation, but, in many circumstances, little personal regulatory oversight. 

Julie Matheson

5 February 2018

Fire Safety: Is a company director also a ‘responsible person’?

Fire Safety is just one of the many issues with which management must concern themselves.  However, unlike a lot of other safety concerns, fire has the potential for large scale and devastating consequences.  

Hannah Eales

26 January 2018

Health and Safety: Prosecutions of directors on the rise.

Many professionals harbour a dream of one day being promoted to director level within their organisation, but not all of them appreciate what responsibilities they are taking on when stepping into that role. Whilst every business is different, they all face similar litigation and regulatory challenges. Challenges that we predict are likely to become more rather than less onerous in the years to come. 

Melinka Berridge

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