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The UK government must prioritise continued "frictionless" access to EU markets and labour for the oil and gas industry during the Brexit negotiations, an industry body has warned. 05 May 2017
A high percentage of UK executives are unaware of the impending introduction of new laws which could make a business's failure to prevent tax evasion by its employees and agents a criminal offence, according to research by Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind... 03 May 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...
ANALYSIS: Company directors are likely to demand more concrete Brexit action from executives now that UK prime minister Theresa May has begun the formal process of leaving the EU. 29 Mar 2017
Contractors could become responsible for accounting for VAT on construction labour services that they purchase under plans put forward for consultation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). 27 Mar 2017
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