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Businesses hoping to win major government and public sector contracts in future will have to prove that they pay sub-contractors promptly, under new plans outlined by the UK government. 11 Apr 2018
ANALYSIS: Project companies should be putting contingency plans in place to deal with the compulsory liquidation of a contractor, as happened with Carillion. 02 Feb 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 UK government and representatives of the automotive industry have agreed a 'sector deal' centred on supporting the development of low carbon, electric and connected and autonomous vehicle technologies of the future. 11 Jan 2018
Financial firms should assess how resilient their suppliers are to cyber risk in the same way that they evaluate their own cyber resilience, a UK regulator has said. 20 Nov 2017
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