Travelling to work may be working time

Travelling to work may be working time

Continuing increases in rent and business rates, especially across London, will no doubt force many businesses to consider ways in which to reduce their office rental costs. By promoting hot desking and remote working businesses may be able to downsize their office space or even close down offices in some locations. However, following a recent. Read more

Using the Proceeds of Crime Act against property companies and landlords

Using the Proceeds of Crime Act against property companies and landlords

The last few years has seen an unusual development in the use of proceeds of crime legislation against landlords. The proceeds of crime legislation is a powerful tool in the armoury of the police and investigative authorities to ensure, in the words of the former Serious and Organised Crime Agency, “that the ill-gotten gains of. Read more

The latest UK company law developments

The latest UK company law developments

The rapid pace of change in the modernisation process of UK company law renders it dynamic, influential and respected internationally, owing to its ability to adapt to the constant needs of a modern society. Significant developments have resulted in radical statutory reforms concerning transparency, accountability, prevention of abuse and deregulation of UK company law to. Read more

6 tweets you might have missed this week

6 tweets you might have missed this week

These tweets caught our eye. You might like them too: The winner of the @BarProBonoUnit award will be announced tomorrow @ Bar Conference #BCYBC2015 – see the nominees @ http://t.co/xO4mHQ4j5E — The Bar Council (@thebarcouncil) October 16, 2015 Either our UK CJS died last night or we fight?? Are "winners" prepared to sign knowing how. Read more

Cross-Border Restrictive Covenants

Cross-Border Restrictive Covenants

Restructuring a business is often a stressful exercise and the uncertainty, which months of consultations inevitably causes, increases the risk of key employees leaving for other opportunities. Whilst businesses naturally cannot prevent key employees from leaving they can take steps to minimise the impact it has on the business. One option for employers is to. Read more

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