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New ICSA guidance on terms of reference for board committees
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2013

The ICSA has published new guidance on terms of reference for audit, remuneration, nomination, risk and executive committees, as well as new guidance


BIS consultation on company filing requirements
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2013

In October 2013 the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) published a consultation on company filing requirements as part of its Red Tape


Guidance on reasonable period of notice of termination
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2013

The recent High Court case of Hamsard v Boots provides useful guidance for assessing what a reasonable period of notice is when a contract is silent


New regulations on directors' pay
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2013

The final version of the Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 ("2013 Regulations") have


Crisis management: investigating a crisis developing and implementing investigation protocols
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

Internal investigations are a central part of the crisis management response, and whilst the form and structure of the investigation will depend on


Government to tackle late payments to SMEs with tougher remedies the whole solution?
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2013

Following a recent YouGov survey's finding that 85 per cent of SMEs in the UK have been affected by late payments over the past two years, Prime


Disputing how to resolve a dispute and avoiding ‘Bleak House’
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2013

Businesses tell us that the last thing they want is to end up in a dispute over the terms of their contracts. The appetite to be involved in a


QCA guide for audit committees of smaller quoted companies
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2009

The Quoted Companies Alliance published its new Audit Committee Guide for Smaller Quoted Companies in February 2009


Company administration matters contained in the draft Deregulation Bill
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 5 2013

The Government has just published a draft Deregulation Bill as a further step in its Red Tape Challenge to remove the overall burden of regulation on


Company and business names regulations to be simplified
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2013

On 4 October 2013 the Department for Business Innovation & Skills published the Government's response to the Company and Business Names consultation