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12
October
2016
There have been a series of amendments to the rules governing tenancy deposits held by landlords, and recent further changes have finally clarified the position.
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06
October
2016
The non-domicile consultation may have been late coming but it certainly delivers. Whilst there are a couple of small concessions, the headline changes which are listed below are holding fast for the time being.
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28
September
2016
By now most of us are familiar with the new offences brought in by the Bribery Act (the 'Act') which came into force on 1 July 2011. The four main categories of offences are: Section 1: Offer, promise or give a bribe to another ...
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12
September
2016
Recent decades have seen families become ever more diverse. Rising divorce rates, civil partnerships, same-sex marriages, more second and third families, international relationships, increasing numbers of cohabiting couples, have all contributed to ...
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29
November
2016
If a week is a long time in politics, the seven weeks between Theresa May's Conservative Party Conference speech and her speech to the CBI conference is an aeon. So perhaps we should not be surprised that the prime minister's thinking on the ...
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09
November
2016
Over the last few years, equity crowdfunding and peer to peer lending have taken ever more prominence in the financial markets as traditional sources of debt and equity finance for certain categories of companies have become harder to source. The ...
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04
November
2016
According to The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), there were a record 5.5 million private sector businesses at the start of 2016. This is an increase of 97,000 since 2015 and 2 million more than there were in 2000. High growth businesses are ...
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18
October
2016
Corporate Crime analysis: What are the future implications for public officials who are guilty of misconduct in public office? Kyle Phillips, comments on proposals to reform the law, which include a rethink on the definition of ‘public ...
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10
January
2017
2016 was marked by political shocks which will be certain to change the political, economic and legal landscape. As we arrive in 2017, there has been much comment, and no shortage of figures and predictions, but the only consensus seems to be that ...
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22
December
2016
E-Alert Navigation In this month's round-up of key employment and HR developments, we look at: Gender pay gap reporting: final draft regulations now out Uber drivers: Employment Tribunal rules that they are not ...
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06
December
2016
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has released IFRS 16, a new international lease accounting standard which will come into play for accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019. As highlighted by the chairman of the ...
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29
November
2016
A recent High Court case, Pressland v The Council of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham [2016] EWHC 1763 (Admin) ("the Pressland Case") opens the door for any developers unhappy with the conditions imposed on any permitted ...
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