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Changes to the AIM Rules

Changes to the AIM Rules

Recent months have shown a marked increase in the number of companies coming to the London markets and the volume of funds raised for growth business through initial public offerings. This is welcome. At the same time, after a number of years where the rules have remained static, the London ... Read More »

FRC proposes revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code

FRC proposes revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code

In April 2014 the UK’s Financial Report Council (FRC) published its consultation document on the proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code).  The consultation follows previous consultations in 2013 on directors’ remuneration and risk management, internal control and the going concern basis of accounting.  The consultation document ... Read More »

Reform to judicial review

Reform to judicial review

Judicial review is the procedure by which decisions of public law bodies and those of other bodies carrying out public law functions may be challenged through the English courts. With the growth of regulation, these decisions have increased in importance as has the use of the judicial review procedure to ... Read More »

Flexible working

Flexible working

In the UK, the right to request flexible working is currently restricted to employees with responsibility for children or those who qualify as carers. From 30 June 2014 all qualifying employees, regardless of whether or not they have care responsibilities, will have the right to make a flexible working request. ... Read More »

Want to know a secret?

Want to know a secret?

Something is stirring inside Brussels – something big.  The pregnancy is still at an early stage, for conception took place only recently; and the gestation period might be lengthy.  But if and when there is a safe delivery, the new arrival could well cause quite a stir. For the European ... Read More »

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