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1m workers set for NMW rise
March 2014

More than one million workers will benefit after the government approved a rise in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to £6.50 per hour later this year. Continue reading...

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Commercial property deals hit six-year high
March 2014

Commercial property investment transactions in the UK hit a six-year high in 2013, reaching a total of £44.7 billion, according to new research. Continue reading...

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New date set for flexible working requests
March 2014

The government has announced the new date from which all employees will have the right to request flexible working. Continue reading...

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Firm’s health and safety failure cost man his life
March 2014

A building firm has been fined £130,000 over the death of a worker who was struck by a reversing van outside a cinema. Continue reading...

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Firm’s health and safety failure cost man his life
March 2014

A building firm has been fined £130,000 over the death of a worker who was struck by a reversing van outside a cinema. Continue reading...

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College workers win unfair dismissal case
March 2014

A court ruling has highlighted the challenges facing employers when taking on new employees in a TUPE transfer. Continue reading...

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Illegal gas work costs landlord £15,000
March 2014

A landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay fines and costs totalling almost £15,000 for endangering a family after authorising illegal gas work. Continue reading...

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Illegal gas work costs landlord £15,000
March 2014

A landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay fines and costs totalling almost £15,000 for endangering a family after authorising illegal gas work. Continue reading...

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SSP changes on way for employers
March 2014

Employers’ statutory sick pay (SSP) record-keeping requirements are to be abolished from next month. Continue reading...

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Post-termination victimisation unlawful, court rules
March 2014

The Court of Appeal has ruled that post-termination victimisation is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. Continue reading...