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The front line against cyberbullying
October 2013

by Lara Murray (Basildon), Karl Barnes (Thurrock) and Charlotte Woolven-Brown (SWF).

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Introduction of the Office of Fair Trading’s ‘Unfair Terms Hub’
September 2013

As the government continues its attempt to make complicated legislation more accessible to businesses who must comply with it, significant progress has been made since the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) launched its ‘Unfair Terms Hub’ in August.

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Introduction of the Office of Fair Trading’s ‘Unfair Terms Hub’
September 2013

As the government continues its attempt to make complicated legislation more accessible to businesses who must comply with it, significant progress has been made since the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) launched its ‘Unfair Terms Hub’ in August.

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Large businesses urged to extend a helping hand to SMEs to help young people
September 2013

While the government continues to tackle the problem of unemployment in the UK, larger businesses are being asked to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) so they can help get young people into employment.

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Maternity leave and its impact on employers
September 2013

Although the announcement of an impending birth is always a joy, it can be a worry for employers who may be left wondering what the impact will be on their business.

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Changes to consumer credit on the horizon
September 2013

Changes to the regulation of consumer credit are just around the corner with news that the responsibility for consumer credit regulation is to be moved from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on 1 April 2014.

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What employers need to know about new employee-shareholder contracts
September 2013

As of 1 September, employers will be able to offer their staff a new kind of employment contract. The basic idea behind the new concept of employee-shareholder is that individuals receive at least £2,000 worth of shares in their employer in return for giving up some employment rights. If a company is considering entering into an employee shareholder contract they should consider the tax and employment law issues, as well as the choices relating to shares and options.

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Flexible parental leave is on the cards
September 2013

Employers will be keen to hear about developments with the news that parents will be able to share parental leave within the next two years when the relevant parts of the Children and Families Bill become law.

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Flexible parental leave is on the cards
September 2013

Employers will be keen to hear about developments with the news that parents will be able to share parental leave within the next two years when the relevant parts of the Children and Families Bill become law.

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Flexible parental leave is on the cards
September 2013

Parents will be able to share parental leave within the next two years when the relevant parts of the Children and Families Bill become law.

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