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European Court rules on worker who used social media at work for a private chat
September 2017

A protracted nine-year legal battle over an employee’s human rights, after he was caught using social media at work for a private chat, has finally concluded. Continue reading...

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Test your employment law knowledge
September 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 gender, disability, religious or racial discrimination. Continue reading...

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Spate of ‘falls from height’ prosecutions – a timely reminder to check H&S procedures
September 2017

Three separate ‘falls from heights’ incidents have been the subject of Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecutions in recent weeks – highlighting the renewed need for employers to ensure they have stringent workplace safety procedures in place. Continue reading...

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New colleagues and equity partner at Palmers
September 2017

As part of the firm’s continued growth, we are pleased to introduce a number of new faces at our firm, along with the promotion of one of our partners. Continue reading...

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New Palmers office opens its doors
September 2017

We are delighted to announce that as part of our firm’s continued expansion, our new office in Rayleigh is now open. Continue reading...

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Companies named and shamed for flouting minimum wage laws
September 2017

The latest list of UK employers who have failed to pay their workers the national minimum wage, has been published, revealing that a record number of fines, totalling £1.9 million, has been handed down. Continue reading...

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Supreme Court ruling will have wide ramifications for contract agreements
September 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of an appeal by Eon Climate & Renewables UK in a long running dispute which involves the failure of foundations on the Robin Rigg offshore windfarm. Continue reading...

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£2 million back pay owed as employers continue to flout wage laws
September 2017

The latest list of UK employers who have failed to pay their workers the national minimum wage, has been published, revealing that a record number of fines, totalling £1.9 million, has been handed down. Continue reading...

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Be aware what a wedding may mean for your Will
August 2017

August has long been one of the most popular months in which to get married, even if the British weather can’t always be relied on to bring the sunshine come the big day! Continue reading...

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‘Excessive’ LPA fees to be refunded
August 2017

A government body has admitted it has been charging ‘excessive’ Lasting Power of Attorney fees for the past four years and has pledged to offer refunds to those affected. Continue reading...