Like any business, schools need to be vigilant in order to ensure that they do not fall victim to fraudsters.
Palmers plays crucial role in merger of colleges
Palmers’ commercial team has played a crucial role in enabling the recent merger of local sixth form colleges.
A complex loophole – as yet untested in the courts – could potentially mean that couples looking to purchase a second home, may be able to avoid stamp duty surcharges.
Judge’s comments about LPAs raise important questions
Recent concerns raised by the former Senior Judge in the Court of Protection over the use of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) have highlighted the financial abuse perpetrated by some attorneys.
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.
Test your employment law knowledge
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.
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.
New colleagues and equity partner at Palmers
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.
New Palmers office opens its doors
We are delighted to announce that as part of our firm’s continued expansion, our new office in Rayleigh is now open.
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.