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BBC veteran says she wasn’t prepared to collude in “pay discrimination”
January 2018

The decision by an experienced BBC journalist to resign from her role as the corporation’s China editor has put the issue of pay equality back in the spotlight. Continue reading...

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Health and safety lapses uncovered after man suffered serious brain injuries
January 2018

A South East recycling business has been handed a substantial fine after an incident in which one of its workers suffered life-threatening head injuries. Continue reading...

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“Bombshell” judgment on holiday pay
January 2018

A window salesman who went more than a decade without paid holiday recently received the backing of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in a case which will have wide-reaching implications for employers and employees alike. Continue reading...

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Festive fundraising supports local worthy causes
January 2018

Staff from across our four offices were as busy as Santa’s elves in the run up to Christmas as they donated their time to fund-raising efforts in support of a number of worthy local causes. Continue reading...

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Drivers warned: hands-free devices offer no immunity from prosecution
January 2018

Palmers Partner, Jeremy Sirrell, has warned that drivers should think twice about using a hands-free phone while driving. Continue reading...

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Record number of cohabiting couples are not protected by current laws
January 2018

The number of unmarried couples living together is now the fast growing ‘family set-up’ in the UK but, despite this, current laws have failed to keep up. Continue reading...

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Documentary reveals unfairness of care funding lottery
January 2018

A recent TV documentary has revealed that many vulnerable, elderly people are being wrongly charged care fees which should in fact be covered by the NHS. Continue reading...

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European Court intervenes in rights of UK gig workers
January 2018

A surprise landmark ruling could have significant repercussions for many workers who are categorised as ‘self-employed’ by their employers. Continue reading...

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Divorce – what every business owner needs to know
January 2018

January has traditionally become synonymous with a spike in couples seeking to end their marriage after the strain of putting on a united front over the festive period. Continue reading...

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Row erupts over local authority’s alleged threat to refuse funding
December 2017

A local authority has reportedly refused to give a school further funding after alleging that it ran up a £2.7 million debt. Continue reading...