Insolvency and Restructuring – getting to grips with Pension Pitfalls

We would be delighted if you could join us at our Insolvency Seminar next week. Agenda & Speakers Introduction “Companies House and Economic Crime” Economic Crime (Transparency & Enforcement) Act 2022 BEIS white paper on corporate transparency and register reform Frances Coulson Partner, Head of Insolvency & Restructuring “Insolvency and Restructuring – getting to grips with […]

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First case law on agile IT projects

In 2001, the authors of the Agile Manifesto probably could not foresee what flight the concept of ‘agile’ would take. Most software developers nowadays work on the basis of some form of lightweight development method and there are organisations that set up their entire (non-IT) organisation ‘agile’. Much has been written in the legal literature about the nature of […]

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Qualification of an employment agreement: even if parties intended otherwise!

Given the fact that employees are well protected from a Dutch employment lawperspective an agreement being qualified as an employment agreement will have legalimplications. You may think of payment during illness, minimum wages, holiday allowanceand protection against dismissal. Whether parties intended to enter into an employmentagreement is not relevant for the question if their agreement […]

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First case law on agile IT projects

In 2001, the authors of the Agile Manifesto probably could not foresee what flight theconcept of ‘agile’ would take. Most software developers nowadays work on the basis ofsome form of lightweight development method and there are organisations that set uptheir entire (non-IT) organisation ‘agile’. Much has been written in the legal literatureabout the nature of […]

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TOMORROW’S CITY, TODAY’S CHALLENGE

What’s it all about? The World Health Organisation predicted that by 2030 over 60% of the world’s population will live in cities. What will that mean for the built environment and those who work in it? And what should we – clients, consultants, lawyers – be doing now to get ready for that change? Partners […]

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One year WHOA

On the first of January 2021 the Financial Restructuring Act, known in Dutch as the Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord (hereafter: WHOA), entered in to force. The goal of the WHOA is to prevent bankruptcies of successful yet almost insolvent business entities. Expectations were high, as experts considered the WHOA as a major development in the […]

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Tax Diary February/March 2022

1 February 2022 – Due date for Corporation Tax payable for the year ended 30 April 2021. 19 February 2022 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 February 2022 (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 February 2022). 19 February 2022 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

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VAT Flat Rate Scheme exclusions

The VAT Flat Rate scheme has been designed to simplify the way a business accounts for VAT and in so doing reduce the administration costs of complying with VAT legislation. Using the Flat Rate scheme, businesses pay VAT as a fixed percentage of their VAT inclusive turnover. The actual percentage used depends on the type of […]

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