Solicitors in Essex

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Reducing the health and safety burden
March 2013

The government has published two reports which demonstrate the progress being made in reducing the health and safety burden on businesses, whilst ensuring that individuals are protected. Continue reading...

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Reducing the health and safety burden
March 2013

The government has published two reports which demonstrate the progress being made in reducing the health and safety burden on businesses, whilst ensuring that individuals are protected. Continue reading...

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Staff fraud on the increase
March 2013

New figures have revealed a significant increase in employee fraud. Research from UK fraud prevention association CIFAS showed that employee fraud cases identified by members in 2012 soared 43 percent on 2011, up from 378 to 539 cases. Continue reading...

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Make light work of employment matters
March 2013

At Palmers Solicitors, we appreciate that being an employer can be a minefield of legal responsibilities and obligations. Continue reading...

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Red tape reduction for goods vehicles
March 2013

Drivers and operators of goods vehicles have been asked to tell the government how the regulatory burden on them can be reduced. Continue reading...

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Sickness absence advisory service for employers
March 2013

The government has announced a new occupational health advisory service which will provide employers with bespoke, independent advice for cases of sickness absence lasting more than four weeks. Continue reading...

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Rent arrears system set to change
March 2013

A new process for commercial landlords to recover the rent arrears of tenants is set to be introduced alongside new rules to protect vulnerable people from aggressive bailiffs. Continue reading...

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Court of Appeal criminal record ruling to be challenged
March 2013

Following a ruling by the Court of Appeal that individuals should not be required to disclose every criminal conviction to employers, the government is seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court. Continue reading...

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New compensation limits in force 1st February 2013
December 2012

The limits on certain employment tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation will be increased from 1st February 2013. Continue reading...

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Proposed changes to employee-shareholder proposals
December 2012

In his Autumn Statement, the Chancellor George Osborne confirmed that the government is legislating to introduce a new employee-shareholder status, with a number of amendments to the original proposals under consideration. Continue reading...

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