George Haddaway of content management specialists EASY Software UK ponders why contract management styles are still stuck in the past.
For English businesses working alongside US companies, whether it be in the form of an acquisition or perhaps a partnership, collaboration can often be made difficult by cultural differences that exist at the heart of contract law.
Advertising, recruitment, interviews and selection require careful evaluation if you’re going to ensure you employ the right person. With this in mind, Donna Sharp, solicitor in KPMG’s employment legal services team, covers what you should think about when hiring.
UK SMEs are missing out on opportunities as they remain oblivious to alternative finance and government schemes. This has been at the forefront of news since 2013. And now, with Lord Young declaring that government support has helped small businesses grow, it's time to look at but a few initiatives that helped inspired ideas or get businesses off the ground.
As of June 13th, the new EU Consumer Rights Directive comes into force, with potentially major impacts for businesses.
According to the UK Government, between April 2011 and March 2012 there were 186,300 Employment Tribunal cases in the UK, in which the median compensation claim for an unfair dismissal cost each business £4,560.
Find out more about the potential pitfalls businesses can face when failing to provide employees with legally compliant and watertight employment contracts.
The arrival of new employee contracts was one of the more interesting announcements in the Budget 2013.