Beating the scammers: What to do if you fall victim to payment scam

Beating the scammers: What to do if you fall victim to payment scam

If you discover that your business has fallen victim to a payment scam, it is essential you act quickly.  We provide guidance on immediate practical steps to take and summarise the main options for legal action to try to recover misappropriated funds.

Beating the scammers: How to spot and avoid payment scams

Beating the scammers: How to spot and avoid payment scams

Payment scams are on the increase. They are big business for fraudsters and businesses of all shapes and sizes are being targeted. All businesses need to be alert to the risks and to ensure staff receive training to combat these convincing scams.

Carillion: Laytons' dedicated team

Carillion: Laytons' dedicated team

The collapse of Carillion will cause a great deal of disruption and financial uncertainty.  Those unfortunate enough to be affected by these events will require swift expert advice.

Morrisons' Data Leak: A lesson for employers

Morrisons' Data Leak: A lesson for employers

Judgment was handed down in the important case of Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarket Plc (2017) concerning criminal misuse of data by an employee, a timely case given the upcoming enforcement date of the GDPR, under which the frequency of employee group actions is expected to increase.

Making terms and conditions work for you

Making terms and conditions work for you

In the ordinary ebb and flow of business, documenting the terms on which deals are struck is not always at the forefront of the minds of those involved: precisely documented terms are, after all, not the main object of the deal and can even be viewed with suspicion (as preventing business, rather than helping it).