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Prestigious accolade recognises Palmers’ dedication to customer service
December 2017

A prestigious accolade has been awarded to Palmers, in recognition of our firm’s dedication to high standards of customer service. Continue reading...

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Workplace stress levels on the rise
December 2017

Work related stress is at its highest level in 16 years according to an annual report by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Continue reading...

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Deliveroo riders are ruled to be ‘self-employed’
December 2017

In a significant ruling by the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), Deliveroo delivery riders have been classified as self-employed rather than employees. Continue reading...

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Tribunal rules that colour blindness is not a ‘disability’
December 2017

An Employment Tribunal has ruled that an employee’s inability to differentiate colours was not sufficient to be considered a disability under the Equality Act 2010. Continue reading...

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Child contact for divorced parents during Christmas time
November 2017

The Christmas period is an important time for families – particularly those who have children. But the festive season can often pose a problem for divorced or separated couples, who may find themselves fighting over child access during the Christmas holidays. Continue reading...

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Alleged ‘asset-stripping’ by MAT prompts calls for official report
November 2017

The Wakefield City Academies Trust (WCAT) is continuing to cause issues for the Department for Education (DfE), following calls to publish an official report into the “struggling” MAT. Continue reading...

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Teacher recruitment set to worsen – according to poll of school leaders
November 2017

A poll of school leaders found that two-thirds fear teacher recruitment at their schools will worsen over the next two years. Continue reading...

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GDPR: Schools need to face up to new regulations and act now
November 2017

An IT expert has warned that schools may have to free up a member of staff to work three days per week on new EU data protection issues, which are set to take effect in May 2018. Continue reading...

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Save the date and celebrate Christmas with us!
November 2017

As the festive season fast approaches, we would like to invite you to attend a special carol concert in aid of two hugely deserving local causes. Continue reading...

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IPO guide aims to dispel Brexit fears
November 2017

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has issued guidance which it hopes will dispel some of the myths surrounding intellectual property (IP) laws following the country’s exit from the EU in 2019. Continue reading...