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16
January
2018
Our guide summarises the key issues every employer needs to address, from systems to contracts & policies to resources & personnel. 
08
November
2017
Two thirds (67%) of respondents to a survey conducted by Howard Kennedy believe that businesses should be obliged to publicly report on the number of whistleblowing reports they receive from workers. This is one of the headline findings from a
31
July
2017
The internationalisation of business has resulted in the growing need for UK companies of all sizes to recruit or relocate staff from overseas. Susie Al-Qassab, Leigh Sayliss and Antonia Torr of Howard Kennedy’s International Mobility Team
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.

Insights

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07
February
2018
Banks which arrange an investment and offer can owe a duty of care to primary and secondary investors to take reasonable care to ensure that underlying investment documentation is properly executed and enforceable.
19
January
2018
Over the past 12 months, most readers will have come across a plethora of articles about Bitcoin and have either dismissed it as a fad or become staunch advocates. Having considered the opinions of seasoned economists, investors and self-proclaimed
18
January
2018
Although it was initially announced that the new scheme was set to commence on 1 December 2017, HM Courts & Tribunals Service have delayed the commencement of the new scheme which is now anticipated to launch in early 2018 with no official date

E-alerts

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06
December
2017
On 26 June 2017 the government brought into force the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017. That’s quite a mouth full but for ease they are more commonly referred to as the
26
October
2017
From 1 October 2017 a new three year Permitted Development Right ("PDR") came into force. The PDR will allow changes of use from "Shed to Bed" (as coined by the legal press), or more accurately, from Class B1(c) (light
19
October
2017
This month we look at the following key employment and HR developments: Employment Tribunal fees: latest developments Increase to injury to feelings awards Tax evasion: amending contracts and policies to reflect offences Modern slavery:
29
September
2017
With the rapid expansion of the serviced office sector in recent years the panel at Thursday morning's Howard Kennedy Breakfast Briefing (Simon Rusk of BE Offices, Jonathan Weinbrenn, Josh Artus of Centric Lab and Julian Sharpe of