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Ensuring Joint Ventures Comply with Competition Law

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called on businesses in the UK to make sure they comply with competition law when entering into joint ventures, alliances or other forms of collaboration with another business. 

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Concerns over Future of Family-Run Businesses

Owners of family-run businesses are concerned about their companies’ future, new research has revealed, with 29% of those operating a family business worried their company will die out when they retire. 

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Government Sets Out Proposals for Corporate Governance Reform

A new consultation exercise has been launched by the UK Government, seeking views on how best to improve the UK’s corporate governance framework and ensure the highest standards of behaviour in those who lead and control companies in, or approaching, insolvency. 

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Calls for Greater Action on Late Payment

Britain’s late payment problem is getting worse rather than better, new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed. 

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Calls for Tougher Prompt Payment Code

The collapse of Carillion has led the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) to call into question the effectiveness of the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) and raise the need for urgent reform to successfully tackle the UK’s late payment epidemic.

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