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UK: Payment Practice and Performance

Background UK companies often supply goods & services subject to trade credit agreements wherein the supplier agrees to defer payment of invoices for a period of time following delivery of the goods/services. Agreed payment terms differ…

Boyes Turner ‘highly commended’ for international work by legal sector peers

Boyes Turner is delighted to have come away with a “highly commended” certificate for Excellence in International Legal Services from last night’s prestigious Law Society Awards, which are now in their 11th year. For this award, we…

Looking at GDPR's impact on lawyers

As is the case with most other professions, lawyers too will need to gain a good understanding of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regime to ensure both their own firm’s compliance and to advise clients on complex new…

Brexit - Leaked immigration plans could be catastrophic for employers

Last week’s leaked memo on the Government’s immigration plans after the UK's departure from the EU has caused significant concern for employers. The Guardian newspaper revealed the memo which sets out detailed proposals including…
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RICS guidance on conflicts of interest

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has released a professional statement on conflicts of interests in commercial property market investment agency opportunities. All RICS members and RICS-regulated firms will be bound by…

The Millennial Management Dilemma

We hear a lot about millennials and how to get the best out of them.  Is this all hype and a new HR “buzz word” or is there a serious side to this message? It is true that there is a new generation of workers hitting our management teams,…

BBC report and the Gender Pay Gap

There was little fanfare in the press following the introduction of new legislation requiring employers with over 250 employees to report on their Gender Pay Gap earlier this year. Now, thanks to the BBC’s recent publication of the…

Getting ready for a new trade mark regime after Brexit

Trade marks and IP are emerging as another area of uncertainty for companies mulling the implications of Brexit. It is currently unclear exactly what trade mark landscape will emerge as a result of the Brexit negotiations, but UK tech…

Brexit – what next for EU citizens?

Negotiations for Brexit are underway and the UK Government has now set out its proposals relating to EU citizens currently living in the UK. The Government is proposing to introduce a new “settled status” in UK law for EU citizens…