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Changes to model articles under the Mental Health (Discrimination) Act 2013
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2013

The Mental Health (Discrimination) Act 2013 has now received Royal Assent and will come into force on 28 April 2013. The Act amends the model


New ICSA guidance on terms of reference for board committees
  • Shepherd and 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


Disputing how to resolve a dispute and avoiding ‘Bleak House’
  • Shepherd and 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


Company administration matters contained in the draft Deregulation Bill
  • Shepherd and 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


Crisis management: investigating a crisis developing and implementing investigation protocols
  • Shepherd and 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


Directors duties in the food and drink industry
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2012

Lion Steel Equipment Limited (Lion) had the unenviable honour in July of becoming the third company in the UK to be convicted of the new offence of corporate manslaughter (which was brought in by the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, for workplace deaths on or after 6 April 2008


Government to tackle late payments to SMEs with tougher remedies the whole solution?
  • Shepherd and 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


Guidance on employee shareholder status published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance on employee shareholders. This guidance is quite useful and sets out


Behind the scenes: CBI Scotland
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2007

However successful, all organisations, whether they operate domestically or globally, are subject to influences over which they have little or no control for example employment regulation, interest rates and the impact of government tax policy


New statutory regulations for share buybacks
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2013

A revised draft of the Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013 has now been published, which is intended to come into force on 30