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The extent to which modern slavery and human trafficking are taking place in the UK is far wider than previously thought, according to the National Crime Agency (NCA). 11 Aug 2017
ANALYSIS: Insurers should re-evaluate the risk businesses handling data are exposed to as a result of the major financial penalties that could be imposed under new EU data protection laws. 15 Jun 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...
It is essential that businesses operating in the food and drinks sector have proper product recall processes in place to address potential health scares, an expert in commercial contracts has said. 12 Jun 2017
A hire purchase-style lease should only be treated as a 'supply of goods' for VAT purposes in circumstances where it is reasonably certain that the lessee will go on to purchase the goods, an EU advocate general has suggested. 05 Jun 2017
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