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There was a 27% rise in the number of cases in which charges were brought against people suspected of modern slavery offences last year, according to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in England and Wales. 10 Aug 2018
The UK rail industry is calling for a network of new customs checkpoints across the country after the country leaves the EU, rather than relying on a single border checkpoint at the entrance to the Channel Tunnel. 10 Aug 2018
Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...
Commercial organisations subject to the 2015 Modern Slavery Act ('the Act') must report annually on the steps that they have taken during the financial year to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in their own business or in their...
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 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 August 2011.
If the assets of a company are taken over or the company merges with another, this will affect its legal identity. When this happens, any contracts which that company is a party to will need to be adjusted so that any rights and obligations it has will transfer...
The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) guidance on outsourcing to the cloud no longer applies to banks. 07 Aug 2018
New anti-corruption laws have come into force in Ireland, introducing a raft of new offences and stiff penalties for businesses that fail to comply. 01 Aug 2018
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