Next month Tourmalet Consulting moves onto its fourteenth year of trading with plenty of activity to report.
One clear theme that is emerging is the continued blurring of the line between personal and corporate liability.
We are currently handing a large case where HMRC are seeking to impose personal liability on our director client and pointing to new retrospective legislation that they claim gives them power to do this. We disagree.
Lenders to corporates are pushing harder and harder for ever wider personal guarantee commitments.
We are currently challenging a whole range of personal guarantee claims – very few lenders get their paperwork and process right.
The key is to seek professional help at an early stage is you face a claim. Don’t try and resolve it yourself, don’t even communicate with the lender.