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No right to privacy if you use your office computer for personal emails – court rules
October 2017

A recent court case has clarified employees’ rights – or lack of – when it comes to using an office computer for personal correspondence.

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The importance of updating your Will to stop your assets going to the dogs
October 2017

Earlier this year we reported on a long-running dispute involving a contested Will.

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Vulnerable patients denied NHS care – documentary reveals
October 2017

NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are incorrectly refusing to meet the cost of care for a significant number of people as a result of their ignoring medical opinions – according to a recent BBC documentary.

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Palmers welcomes experienced family solicitor
October 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have further bolstered our ranks, with the appointment of a highly experienced family solicitor.

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Divorce rates increase for first time in seven years
October 2017

New research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that, for the first time in seven years, the number of couples divorcing is on the increase.

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Call to ‘speak out against stress’ as part of global awareness day
October 2017

On 1 November 2017, as part of its annual International Stress Awareness Day, the International Stress Management Association UK (ISMAUK) will be calling on employers to do more to tackle stress in the workplace.

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Test your employment law knowledge
October 2017

Employment law is particularly complex and there are many rules and regulations which could potentially trip up an unwary employer and lead to a claim for unfair dismissal or accusations of discrimination.

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Veteran estate agent loses employment tribunal after giving false evidence
October 2017

An estate agent who tried to claim constructive dismissal, by likening the parent company to North Korea’s dictatorship, lost his case after an employment tribunal judge found that he had given false evidence.

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GDPR: Schools face “significant amount of work” to be compliant
October 2017

New data protection laws will be introduced from next year carrying substantial fines for organisations who fail to observe the new rules.

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Counting the cost of fraud – schools warned to tighten security
October 2017

Like any business, schools need to be vigilant in order to ensure that they do not fall victim to fraudsters.

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