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Survey suggests 2017 will be bumper year for new jobs
December 2016

A new survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is predicting a boost in employment in “almost every part” of the private sector. Continue reading...

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New strategy for health in the workplace receives government backing
December 2016

A new government-backed strategy has been announced which will attempt to help reduce the number of working days lost as a result of illness. Continue reading...

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London hotel’s staff grooming demands could breach discrimination laws
December 2016

Staff grooming standards, which have allegedly been put in place by the world renowned Dorchester Hotel, are being questioned, after employees pointed out that the rules do not apply to male and female staff members equally. Continue reading...

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Late payment of invoices is reaching ‘chronic proportions’ new research suggests
December 2016

A new report suggests that the problem of late payments to small companies is “reaching chronic proportions”, with suggestions that only half of invoices are paid on time. Continue reading...

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Avoid Christmas party blues – ensure staff understand behaviour standards
December 2016

With the Christmas party season already in full swing, now is a good time to ensure all staff – directors and workers alike – understand what constitutes reasonable behaviour standards at office functions. Continue reading...

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Smart meter patent holder’s hopes of royalties from British Gas are extinguished
December 2016

A company which had sought to turn up the heat under British Gas, by demanding tens of millions of pounds in royalties, has been unsuccessful after a court ruled their patent lacked an “inventive step.” Continue reading...

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HMRC investigation finds care worker wages breached NMW legislation
December 2016

A HMRC investigation into illegal low pay in the care sector, which breaches National Minimum Wage (NMW) legislation, has resulted in thousands of workers receiving back pay. Continue reading...

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Property tax changes could lead to more red tape for housebuilders and investors
December 2016

Institutional investors and housebuilders with property portfolios across the UK could face increased administrative and compliance burdens as a result of a new property bill being introduced by the Welsh Assembly. Continue reading...

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Court confirms fashion guru not liable for debts left behind by her late husband
December 2016

A well-known fashion commentator, who was taken to court after her former husband died, leaving behind debts totalling almost £300,000, has been told she does not have to pay the money to his creditors. Continue reading...

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Court confirms fashion guru not liable for debts left behind by her late husband
December 2016

A well-known fashion commentator, who was taken to court after her former husband died, leaving behind debts totalling almost £300,000, has been told she does not have to pay the money to his creditors. Continue reading...