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New home buyers warned to beware of leasehold problems
February 2017

New home buyers are being warned to check leasehold agreements carefully as they may contain pitfalls which could trip up the unwary.

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Government urged to enforce law to stamp out sexist workplace dress rules
February 2017

The government has been urged to uphold the law on sexist dress rules in the workplace by enforcing legislation designed to protect employees from unscrupulous bosses.

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Children’s divorce fears lead to legacies skipping a generation
February 2017

Married children are not receiving their inheritances because their parents fear that the family estate will be lost as a result of divorce.

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Who will take care of your children if the worst should happen?
February 2017

Parents who have children under the age of 18 are being urged to review or make a Will to ensure they have appointed a legal guardian.

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Recover your book debts
February 2017

The late payment of invoices is becoming an increasing problem for all types and size of business within the UK. It is a real problem that businesses need to get to grips with and tackle because it can cause cash flow misery. Indeed it will be unsurprising for many to hear that cash flow problems continue to be one of the biggest causes for business failure within the UK.

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New campaign to raise awareness of minimum wage obligations
January 2017

Some of the least convincing excuses offered by businesses who failed to pay the minimum wage have been made public by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Company fined after worker loses both legs in ‘preventable’ accident
January 2017

A landfill company has been fined £180,000 after a worker was run over and had to have both legs amputated.

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Are new laws needed to protect ‘gig economy’ workers?
January 2017

A number of recent high profile employment tribunal cases involving gig economy workers, has led to calls for a change in the law.

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£150,000 fine after risk assessment failure led to life threatening worker injuries
January 2017

An engineering company’s failure to undertake a correct risk assessment of its working practices led to two of its employees suffering life threatening injuries from chemical burns and the company being fined £150,000.

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£150,000 fine after risk assessment failure led to life threatening worker injuries
January 2017

An engineering company’s failure to undertake a correct risk assessment of its working practices led to two of its employees suffering life threatening injuries from chemical burns and the company being fined £150,000.

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