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Survey discovers people’s most common “will blunders”

13/03/18 Author:

Nearly two out of three adults in Britain do not have a valid will, according to a survey carried out by MacMillan Cancer Support. The charity surveyed more than 2,000 people and found that 63% had not made a will, including 42% of people over... Read More

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Poundland employee “unfairly dismissed” after giving away stock

07/03/18 Author:

An employment tribunal has ruled that a Poundland employee was unfairly dismissed after giving away over £300 worth of products to customers. The employee, Mr Zia, joined the company in June 2013 and worked his way up to assistant manager of the... Read More

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MoJ begins refunding Power of Attorney overpayments

01/03/18 Author:

Between April 2013 and March 2017, the operating costs of the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) came down as more people applied to register a power of attorney and the process became more efficient, but the application fee charged was not reduced... Read More

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An Employment Tribunal has decided that Sainsbury’s acted unfairly when it dismissed one of its employees for persistently wearing headphones while working.

22/02/18 Author:

Victor Onyike had worked for the retailer for several years as a commercial assistant in the delivery yard. It was classified as a high-risk area because of the number of lorries crossing and reversing to unload. Read More

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A New Year Resolution to protect yourself and your family

08/02/18 Author:

At the centre of it all must be our families; everyone wants to protect their loved ones, both now and in the future. Read More

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