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Counting the cost of fraud – schools warned to tighten security
October 2017

Like any business, schools need to be vigilant in order to ensure that they do not fall victim to fraudsters. Continue reading...

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Palmers plays crucial role in merger of colleges
October 2017

Palmers’ commercial team has played a crucial role in enabling the recent merger of local sixth form colleges. Continue reading...

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Could loophole mean no stamp duty surcharge for second homes?
September 2017

A complex loophole – as yet untested in the courts – could potentially mean that couples looking to purchase a second home, may be able to avoid stamp duty surcharges. Continue reading...

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Judge’s comments about LPAs raise important questions
September 2017

Recent concerns raised by the former Senior Judge in the Court of Protection over the use of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) have highlighted the financial abuse perpetrated by some attorneys. Continue reading...

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European Court rules on worker who used social media at work for a private chat
September 2017

A protracted nine-year legal battle over an employee’s human rights, after he was caught using social media at work for a private chat, has finally concluded. Continue reading...

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Test your employment law knowledge
September 2017

Employment law is particularly complex and there are many rules and regulations which could potentially trip up an unwary employer and lead to a claim for unfair dismissal or accusations of gender, disability, religious or racial discrimination. Continue reading...

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Spate of ‘falls from height’ prosecutions – a timely reminder to check H&S procedures
September 2017

Three separate ‘falls from heights’ incidents have been the subject of Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecutions in recent weeks – highlighting the renewed need for employers to ensure they have stringent workplace safety procedures in place. Continue reading...

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New colleagues and equity partner at Palmers
September 2017

As part of the firm’s continued growth, we are pleased to introduce a number of new faces at our firm, along with the promotion of one of our partners. Continue reading...

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New Palmers office opens its doors
September 2017

We are delighted to announce that as part of our firm’s continued expansion, our new office in Rayleigh is now open. Continue reading...

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Companies named and shamed for flouting minimum wage laws
September 2017

The latest list of UK employers who have failed to pay their workers the national minimum wage, has been published, revealing that a record number of fines, totalling £1.9 million, has been handed down. Continue reading...