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Woman sacked after becoming pregnant wins £25,000 compensation

09/08/17 Author:

A woman who was sacked by an employment agency after becoming pregnant has been awarded £25,000 compensation. Daniella Lewandowski started working for the Bradford District Apprenticeship Training Agency in 2015. She had a minor role at first... Read More

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How lasting powers of attorney can help protect your future

08/08/17 Author:

The recent Dementia Awareness Week, organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, put the spotlight on the challenges we face as we live longer lives and encounter the illnesses associated with old age. A study published by the journal, BMC Medicine,... Read More

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Husband loses appeal against £4.25m divorce settlement

04/08/17 Author: Michele Wright

A judge was not at fault when he exercised his discretion to award a woman a £4.25m divorce settlement based on her “needs”. That was decision of the Court of Appeal in a case involving a couple who had been married for two years but had a... Read More

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Mother sacked because of disabled daughter awarded £18,886

02/08/17 Author:

More important to her than her job, has been awarded £18,886 in compensation. Maria McKeith started working part-time for the Ardoyne Association in Northern Ireland in 2010 while also acting as primary carer for her daughter. She was dismissed in... Read More

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Jaguar Land Rover must pay out £19,000 over ‘racist slurs’

31/07/17 Author:

Jaguar Land Rover has been ordered to pay £19,000 compensation to a black employee who was subjected to racist slurs by staff and management. Mr Paul Hoyte claimed he had regularly suffered abuse and harassment because of his race and... Read More

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