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Research reveals ethnicity pay gap
September 2018

NHS doctors and consultants from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are paid almost five per cent less than their white counterparts, an eye-opening new study has revealed. Continue reading...

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Could landmark ruling lead to more rights for cohabitees?
September 2018

The Supreme Court has ruled that a woman who was denied bereavement payments following the death of her partner of 23 years, was unfairly treated. Continue reading...

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Enforcing existing rules a better option than new laws says motoring expert
September 2018

A prominent road traffic solicitor has responded to the announcement by the Government that it will consider an offence of ‘death by dangerous cycling’ by saying that encouraging the police to enforce the existing rules of the road would be more effective in preventing deaths. Continue reading...

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The problems caused by not making a Will – what you need to know
September 2018

People who die without a Will could see their loved ones lose out financially, their children placed with people they would not wish them to be left with and potentially spark costly and damaging disputes amongst those left behind. Continue reading...

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There’s still time to sign up for our September business breakfast
August 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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Tribunal orders firm to pay £17,000 after worker refused 88 pence an hour pay rise
August 2018

An Employment Tribunal has ruled that a recruitment company’s failure to provide an employee with reasonable remuneration amounted to unfair constructive dismissal. Continue reading...

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Call for joined-up approach to crack down on IP crimes
August 2018

A new report has recommended that the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) should team up with other organisations in its efforts to crack down on the rising threat of organised crime and illicit trade. Continue reading...

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Smash and grab – contractor takes law into his own hands after non-payment dispute
August 2018

A contractor who claimed he had not been paid for the work he had done on a residential development, decided to take the law into his own hands by demolishing five newly built homes with a digger. Continue reading...

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Appeal finds leaked email was a ‘cloak’ to lay off lawyer claiming discrimination
August 2018

An employment tribunal appeal has found that a leaked internal email and a conversation overheard in a pub are not protected by legal professional privilege because they suggested some form of deception. Continue reading...