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Employment tribunal fee refund scheme now open for applications

03/01/18 Author:

The refund scheme was introduced by the government after the Supreme Court ruled the charges for bringing a claim were unlawful. Read More

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Stamp duty cut for first buyers – but will it really help?

18/12/17 Author: Charles Wilson

In the Budget, Mr Hammond announced that the first £300,000 of the price of a property will be exempt from tax for people entering the housing market for the first time. The change came into effect immediately. Read More

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Dyslexic fire crew commander loses discrimination claim

15/12/17 Author:

MR Roads was a crew commander with Bucks Fire and Rescue Service. He wanted to become a fire safety watch commander, which involved passing exams, working at a development centre and being successful in an interview. Read More

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Protect your business against staff stealing valuable data

12/12/17 Author:

A survey by the security software company Symantec found that 56% of employees don’t think it’s a crime to use competitive data taken from a previous employer. More than 50% of those who lose their jobs keep confidential information, and 40%... Read More

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Leading judge wants ‘living wills’ to be made compulsory

07/12/17 Author:

One of Britain’s leading judges has called for living wills to be made compulsory to prevent disputes about the kind of medical treatment offered to patients who are unconscious or unable to make their feelings known. A living will, also... Read More

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