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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
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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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19
October
2017
In the recent Court of Appeal decision of Randhawa & Anor v Turpin & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 1201 it was held that the appointment of Mr Turpin and Mr Hardy (the "Joint Administrators") as administrators of BW Estates Limited (the
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18
September
2017
There are steps that businesses can take in the early stages of their lifecycle to help ensure that they own the intellectual property (IP) rights they think they do. Businesses need to know that they can trade using their carefully chosen name;
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18
September
2017
50% of employers would not consider employing an ex-offender, according to a 2016 YouGov survey commissioned by the Department of Work & Pensions. Yet, businesses such as Timpson, Virgin Trains and Pret a Manger actively recruit ex-offenders. So
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09
August
2017
What are Cash forfeiture proceedings? The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) provides the authorities with the power of seizure; detention and forfeiture of cash. Detained or seized cash can be forfeited under section 297A (without a court
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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:
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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
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12
September
2017
This month we look at the following key employment and HR developments: Whistleblowers: latest rulings on scope of legal protection Minimising the reputational damage of Employment Tribunal claims Tax-free childcare update On the horizon:
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18
August
2017
What are the Consumer Protection Regulations (CPRs)? The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, as amended by the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (CPRs), have been in force since October 2014. These are EU
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