Solicitors in Essex

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Business breakfast provides opportunity to grow your professional contacts
July 2018

At Palmers Solicitors, we understand the value of building a solid circle of professional contacts, which is why we are pleased to invite you to our next BASS Business Breakfast. Continue reading...

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Late payments worsening as SMEs bear the brunt
July 2018

Businesses are reporting that delays in being paid are getting longer, according to a recent study, which looked at the finances of more than 7,500 firms. Continue reading...

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Vigilance urged as fraudsters fake security measures to access bank accounts
July 2018

Businesses and individuals are being encouraged to redouble their vigilance as fraudsters fake security measures in order to gain the information needed to access and drain bank accounts of funds. Continue reading...

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Courier company faces discrimination claim from transgender driver
July 2018

Ongoing issues relating to the fight by some so called ‘gig economy workers’ to be reclassified as ‘employees’ has raised new issues relating to gender discrimination, following legal action by a transgender courier. Continue reading...

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Data breaches see three organisations handed six-figure fines
July 2018

Online baby advice company, Emma’s Diary, is facing a potential £140,000 fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), after it emerged that the organisation had illegally shared data with the Labour Party ahead of last year’s general election. Continue reading...

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Sports days overshadowed by pushy parents
July 2018

The days are long gone when a tennis umpire or football referee’s decision was final. Continue reading...

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MAT is criticised for poor financial management after funding overseas trips
July 2018

A multi academy trust (MAT) has been the subject of an investigation by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, following concerns relating to financial management and governance. Continue reading...

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Survey reveals school business leaders feel they are not properly valued
July 2018

School business leaders feel undervalued and do not believe they receive a salary that reflects the importance of their role, according to a new survey. Continue reading...

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Court rules homeowners blighted by Japanese Knotweed should receive damages
July 2018

A landmark Appeal Court ruling means that homeowners who are blighted by Japanese Knotweed growing on neighbouring land, will now have legal redress. Continue reading...

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New ‘cyclist ‘safe zone’ does not represent a ‘real change’
July 2018

Following a high-profile Government announcement that motorists who pass within 1.5 metres of cyclists will be fined, a road traffic legal expert has claimed that there will be no real change in practical terms. Continue reading...