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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) "stands ready" to develop a corporate governance framework for the UK's largest private companies, complete with appropriate reporting requirements, it has said. 22 Feb 2017
ANALYSIS: Banks need clearer guidance on the level of oversight they need to have over their cloud provider's supply chain if their take-up of cloud services is to rise. 13 Feb 2017
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...
Guidance has been published by the UK government to help large businesses comply with their new duty to report on their supplier payment practices and performance, ahead of it coming into force in April. 07 Feb 2017
Businesses must be alert to the risks of modern slavery in their UK supply chains, and not just overseas, an expert has said, after two brothers were sentenced to six years in prison for exploiting at least 18 workers from their native Poland. 24 Jan 2017
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