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Essex County Council faces legal action over care home fees
May 2017

Residential care providers are taking legal action against Essex County Council following claims that the low fees they are paid to deliver adult residential care services are “unsustainable.” Continue reading...

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Housebuilder apologises for “rip off” leasehold deals
May 2017

One of the UK’s largest housebuilders has apologised to thousands of its customers for putting in place spiralling leasehold deals which have been described by MPs as “a national scandal.” Continue reading...

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Tesco finds ‘every little helps’ as it saves millions in property revaluation
April 2017

Tesco has seen a reduction in its business rates across a number of its stores, which will see the retail giant save £105million over the next five years. Continue reading...

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Rise of the robots – is this the end of the workplace as we know it?
April 2017

A new survey has predicted that around one third of all graduate jobs could eventually be replaced by either robots or software. Continue reading...

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Probate fee increase put on hold as MoJ runs out of time
April 2017

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has stated that it has run out of time to push through legislation which would have seen a massive increase in probate fees introduced in May. Continue reading...

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Almost half of all businesses have suffered cyber-attack – report reveals
April 2017

Latest statistics show that nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber-attack in the past 12 months. Continue reading...

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MPs brand employment contracts as ‘gibberish’
April 2017

MPs who are investigating a number of companies involved the so called ‘gig economy’, have branded some contracts as ‘gibberish and ‘almost unintelligible.’ Continue reading...

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Zero hours firms may be forced to pay premium for short notice
April 2017

Companies that use zero hours contracts may be forced to pay an additional rate for calling in employees at short notice. Continue reading...

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New guidelines aim to address gender specific workplace risks
April 2017

The TUC has published a guide which it says highlights the need for gender specific risk assessments in the workplace. Continue reading...

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Study reveals employees work on average more than 2 months for free
April 2017

A new study has revealed that each year UK employees work, on average, 68 days more than they are contracted to, yet receive no additional pay. Continue reading...