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Regulation

Alternative Finance for Business

FCA regulations and what they mean for the crowdfunding industry

On the eve of the new rules dictating how the crowdfunding market must operate, Söla Paterson-Marke, associate at DLA Piper, examines what has been done to protect investors.

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Crowdfunding now subject to new FCA regulations following growth surge

The FCA has released new rules outlining how consumers who engage with crowdfunding will be protected.

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Listed company directors targeted with new government pay policy

New reforms aimed at increasing the transparency of directors' pay for shareholders have come into force.

Legislation and Regulation

Mid-market lacks knowledge of UK Bribery Act says Ernst & Young

Over a year since the implementation of the Bribery Act, the majority of mid-market British businesses are still unaware of how the legislation works.

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‘Bonfire of excessive red tape’ kicked off by coalition government

Business minister Michael Fallon is giving UK businesses the opportunity to provide some input on the effectiveness of appeals mechanisms by national and local regulators.

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Beecroft’s no-fault dismissals damaging says CIPD

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has called on the government and ministers to 'water down' new employment legislation laid out in Adrian Beecroft's employment proposals.

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Bribery Act will not target ‘bona fide’ practices

Business managers have been urged to be more careful in scrutinising job candidates and cautious of agreeing to hospitality packages in preparation for the introduction of the Bribery Act.

Alternative Finance for Business

A changing regulatory landscape

As debates rage about the causes and effects of the financial crisis, the one near-certainty is tighter regulation of financial institutions.

Legislation and Regulation

New business laws are nigh

On 1 October a number of changes to legislation come into effect that will affect growing businesses. These include an increase to the minimum wage, a clarification of the Sex Discrimination Act and alterations to the Patent Act.

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Legislation good for business

It sounds strange but after years of complaining about the burden of red tape, employers are saying that employment legislation can be good for business, according to recent research.