In the first known prosecution of its kind, a national recruitment company, accused of illegally ‘meddling’ with its workplace pensions scheme, is facing legal action from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
In our previous edition, we reported on a legal dispute involving a small independent eatery in Berkshire that landed itself in hot water, after restaurant chain Nandos objected to its name.
Property and letting agents who are found to be handling client money without a Client Money Protection (CMP) scheme could face hefty fines under new regulations which will make such schemes mandatory for all agents.
Businesses need to be aware of changes to the taxation of termination payments which came into effect on 6 April.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just a few weeks away – and fines for non-compliance are alarmingly high, which is why businesses need to act now to ensure they are fully compliant ahead of 25 May 2018.
An investigation by the BBC has revealed that fines totalling £24million have been handed out over the past three years, for unauthorised absences which include children being taken out of school during term-time for family holidays.
Pupils from across South Essex are set to benefit from a mentoring scheme organised by Palmers, which is intended to boost their confidence and ambitions.
The Department for Education has announced that it intends to change the rules relating to the way school debt is handled by local authorities, to encourage multi-academy trusts (MATs) to sponsor challenging schools.
A recent investigation by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found that a family were incorrectly charged so called ‘top-up’ care home fees.
In past editions of our newsletter, you may recall we highlighted the growing issue of the ground rent scandal which has affected a number of property owners.