Liverpool Football Club win High Court Case against marketing firm which introduced them to BetVictor

Premier League champions Liverpool won a High Court case earlier this year against betting firm Winlink Marketing after one of their senior executives introduced officials to contacts at BetVictor in 2013. This led the way for a £15m sponsorship deal with BetVictor with Winlink Marketing Limited having claimed they were owed £1.125m in commissions due to…

Incredible Edible Todmorden

A community food scheme in Todmorden where fruit and vegetables are grown in public places across the town for the town’s residents to pick and eat has inspired a global movement of growers. Incredible Edible Todmorden have had gardeners take over unused or unattractive bits of public land to plant food to feed the community. It…

Legal action taken against Celtic Football Club regarding sexual abuse allegations

Formal legal action has begun against Celtic Football Club regarding claims it failed to protect victims from sex abusers working around Celtic Boys’ Club.   Celtic declined to answer questions put forward by the Guardian in relation to the legal action but instead referred to a statement made by the club in February, where it said: “Celtic Football…

New insolvency law to help businesses survive in face of ‘aggressive debt recovery’ during pandemic

Businesses struggling to stay afloat through the Covid-19 crisis could be saved by the introduction of a new Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill giving companies time to restructure, refinance and keep trading when they might otherwise go out of business because of debts caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Under the rules, wrongful trading provisions will be temporarily suspended; meaning directors…