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Hermes agree deal to give employment rights to workers
February 2019

Delivery firm Hermes has agreed a deal with union GMB which will see its workers receive holiday pay and minimum wage, in what is being labelled a step forward for gig economy workers. Continue reading...

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One in four employers admits to disability discrimination
February 2019

A recent survey has revealed that one in four UK employers is being discriminatory when it comes to hiring staff with disabilities.

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Looking to grow your business and professional contacts? Look no further!
February 2019

At Palmers Solicitors, we understand the value of building a solid circle of business and professional contacts, which is why we are pleased to be involved with two business networking events. Continue reading...

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Understanding a director’s duties
February 2019

The position of company director holds a certain amount of prestige and kudos. But with the title comes significant responsibility, including numerous legal duties which may trip up the unwary businessperson. Continue reading...

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Applications for funding now open for UK tech start-ups
February 2019

The Government has announced a new £2 million investment grant designed to help UK tech start-ups bring new ideas to market. Continue reading...

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Late payers to be flagged up to businesses under new proposals
February 2019

The Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal, has recommended a new “traffic light” system that will warn smaller firms which businesses have a consistent record of late payment and those most likely to request longer payment terms. Continue reading...

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Whistleblowing CEO dismissed for flagging financial irregularities wins tribunal case
February 2019

The former CEO of a medical staffing agency, who was accused of fraud and dismissed after raising concerns over financial discrepancies, has been awarded £60,000 by an employment tribunal. Continue reading...

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Britons at a loss when it comes to inheritance tax
February 2019

The lack of awareness regarding inheritance tax (IHT) has increased in the last year according to a new report, which has found that 50 per cent of over 45-year-olds are unaware their main property could be subject to IHT. Continue reading...

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Bank of Mum and Dad research reveals parents are not always high earners
February 2019

A new study into the Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMaD) has revealed that parents who help their children onto the property are not high earners, contrary to popular belief. Continue reading...

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What happens if I want to let a property to a group of students?
February 2019

If you own property in a student city you may be tempted to allow a group of the budding scholars to rent it out. It can be a good idea, the flow of tenants is consistent and unaffected by most of the economic shakes that can negatively impact the fully developed renter. Continue reading...