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Commercial court: airline could not recover full costs if 'not strictly necessary to mitigate loss'

An airline was entitled to claim some of the costs of leasing new aircraft from a manufacturer that breached a contract to supply seats, the commercial court has ruled. However, it could not recover the full cost as it had entered into a longer lease than... 21 May 2015

New 'conciliation service' will help small UK suppliers enforce prompt payment, says government

A new 'small business conciliation service' (SBCS) will be set up to help resolve disputes between small businesses and the large firms that are their clients, particularly in relation to late payment, the UK's new business secretary has announced. 20 May 2015

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    Organisations are increasingly looking to work in collaboration or partnership with third parties. This may be to achieve operational aims, such as a step change in service delivery, or to reduce costs or achieve efficiencies.

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    Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.

  • Sanctions against Russia and Ukraine from 31 July 2014

    This guide outlines the sanctions imposed by the European Union from 31 July 2014 and the corresponding US sanctions. The sanctions are designed to discourage Russia from, in the words of the EU Regulation , "destabilising the situation in Ukraine".

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    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.

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Risks to global supply chain 'returning to record highs' as commodity prices fall

Risks to global suppliers are "back on course to return to record highs" as the effects of a sustained drop in commodity prices begin to be felt by suppliers and producers at the very base of supply chains, according to new research. 18 May 2015

Payment practices could be moving to the heart of corporate social responsibility following UK government action, says expert

FOCUS: Large businesses that force their suppliers to accept lengthy payment terms or continually pay suppliers late could face serious reputational damage following the latest announcements by the UK government. 17 Apr 2015

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