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Leading UK businesses have been appointed to enforce and raise awareness of the Prompt Payment Code, an industry-led initiative which aims to ensure that suppliers are paid on time and treated fairly. 30 Oct 2014
Developments around ‘tokenisation’ should help to “instil confidence in a payments environment challenged by more frequent data breaches” and fraud, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. 26 Sep 2014
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.
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.
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".
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.
This guide was last updated in March 2013.
This guide was last updated in August 2011.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has unveiled proposals aimed at setting a series of “minimum standards” for outsourcing management. 18 Sep 2014
Fast-growing companies from 'emerging' markets will have to work harder for their success in the future, as economic growth in their home countries slows and multinational competitors become smarter in their approach, according to a new report. 15 Sep 2014
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