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What happens if my customers are not paying me on time?
December 2019

Worrying research from PayPal and Xero has revealed that 37 per cent of small business owners have considered closing their company because of cash flow issues caused by late payments. Continue reading...

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Council fined 1.4 million after child suffers life changing injury
December 2019

Hampshire County Council has been fined almost one and a half million pounds after a six-year-old girl suffered a life-changing injury whilst playing on an unsecured street bollard. Continue reading...

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Landmark Supreme Court ruling will bring added protection for whistleblowers
December 2019

According to legal experts, a landmark Supreme Court ruling in favour of a Royal Mail employee will bring added protection for whistleblowers. Continue reading...

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High Court Judge rejects appeal over death in service benefit
December 2019

A High Court judge has rejected an appeal by the British Medical Association (BMA) over the denial of death-in-service benefits to the widower of a locum GP who died on her day off. Continue reading...

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Parents warned by council not to act as unofficial lollypop crossing wardens
December 2019

Well-meaning parents who have been helping children to cross a busy road near their school – after a council failed for two years to fill a vacancy for a crossing warden – have been warned they could be “legally liable” in the event of an accident. Continue reading...

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Call for academy re-brokerage reforms
December 2019

The former director of a chain of academy trusts has called on the Government to reform the academy re-brokerage process, so that both parties have sufficient time to decide if they are a good fit for each. Continue reading...

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More than half of teachers are considering quitting due to health pressures
December 2019

A report into teacher wellbeing has found that 57 per cent of educators have considered quitting the profession in the last two years due to health and wellbeing pressures. Continue reading...

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SME owners reluctant to personally guarantee business loans, study reveals
November 2019

More than one in 10 small business owners say they’ve decided not to take a corporate loan because it included a personal guarantee, a new report has revealed. Continue reading...

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Tribunal rules in favour of 89-year-old secretary sacked for lack of computer skills
November 2019

Companies are being reminded of the penalties they face if they flout discrimination laws, after an NHS trust was fined £200,000 for dismissing an 89-year old secretary because she could not use a computer. Continue reading...

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Banksy takes on greetings card company in IP dispute
November 2019

A greetings card company has defended its legal position after street artist Banksy accused it of selling fake merchandise. Continue reading...