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Casino economics: Does the house always win?

Gambling is big business – very big business – and it raises more than £2 billion every year in taxes alone.

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Cultural governance: Can compliance come from more than blind obedience?

Richard Eddolls, Head of Platforms, CoreStream, discusses how fostering the right culture is critical in establishing effective governance, risk and compliance within an organisation

From bad to worse: how administration turned even uglier amid legal battles

When a company goes under the administrators are responsible for selling the assets, but how far do those responsibilities stretch? This salutary tale explores that question

Key considerations for long-term auto-enrolment compliance

Auto-enrolment: Are you ready for the challenges?

We've heard so much about auto-enrolment over the past 12 months you'd be forgiven for thinking the worst was over, but in truth for most small businesses the challenge is only just beginning: here's how to ensure you remain long-term compliant

Choosing a name while avoiding the blame

Picking a name can be an exciting time but also one fraught with danger: so read on to ensure you avoid the legal pitfalls

Star Wars domain dispute: The empire strikes back

Star Wars: Is this the domain name you're looking for?

After a decade of being in the hands of the rebels, Lucasfilm has finally wrestled back control of starwars.co.uk and a number of related domain names: so what are the rules in this epic cyberspace battle?

Immigration enforcement raids at workplaces: all you need to know

The government is planning further crackdowns on hiring illegal immigrants: so how can you make sure you avoid punitive measures that are coming in soon?

Auto-enrolment: Are you one of the 500,000 extra businesses who need to comply?

Auto-enrolment: More business than ever are now expected to comply

As the Pension Regulator revises its forecast for business who need to comply with auto-enrolment: here's how to make sure you're compliant if you're now in the cross-hairs of the regulators

Pursuing legal action for a contract dispute 

Contract disputes can be a real headache for SMEs; especially when the other party has more financial and legal clout: so how can you make sure you're best prepared for the struggle ahead?

Ghost in the shell: How investing in dormant public companies can help you reach your AIM

Egging you on: Cash shells are a good way to handle public regulation

Cash shells are public businesses that no longer trade, or in some cases never really did: but can they be useful in finding your way onto public platforms?

Automatic enrolment: SMEs should take the pension regulator's actions seriously

Businesses of ever-decreasing size are getting formal notification of their auto-enrolment duties: but are they listening to the message?

Company law – transparency and accountability

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act was given Royal Assent in March: so what does this mean for SMEs and do they need to take any steps to be fully compliant?

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