HR hot topics — an overview

12 May 2021

Throughout May, we are looking at some of the biggest issues currently facing HR and the steps employers can take to respond to them. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i provides an overview for some of the present key issues.

Country Profile — Serbia

11 May 2021

New opportunities for British exporters are emerging in Serbia, in the heart of the Balkans region, in the wake of a brand-new trade pact.

Exporting in a crisis

11 May 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has created the most challenging conditions that many exporting companies have ever seen. And while an end to restrictions in the United Kingdom may be in sight, the pandemic is still prevalent in many parts of the world. Here we outline how exporters need to learn from the experience and be prepared for similar future events.

Court of Appeal decision in environmental permit regulations case

10 May 2021

On 21 August 2020, the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) gave judgment in the case of R (The Environment Agency) v Dean Andrew Ryder and Andrew Lawrence Green. Ryde and Green had appealed against their convictions for breaches of environmental permit regulations and a confiscation order.

Post-Covid recruitment: attracting candidates

7 May 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, details four key things employers need to think about when recruiting new talent into their business.

Debt management and recovery

6 May 2021

A business cannot continue if it has unsustainable debts. Even a profitable business can have cash flow issues that mean it racks up debts as its customers are slow at paying but the suppliers want payment immediately. In this article we look at managing debt and how to ensure that debt does not become a burden on a successful business.