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There’s still time to sign up for our September business breakfast
August 2018

At Palmers Solicitors, we understand the value of building a solid circle of professional contacts, which is why we are pleased to invite you to our next BASS Business Breakfast. Continue reading...

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Tribunal orders firm to pay £17,000 after worker refused 88 pence an hour pay rise
August 2018

An Employment Tribunal has ruled that a recruitment company’s failure to provide an employee with reasonable remuneration amounted to unfair constructive dismissal. Continue reading...

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Call for joined-up approach to crack down on IP crimes
August 2018

A new report has recommended that the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) should team up with other organisations in its efforts to crack down on the rising threat of organised crime and illicit trade. Continue reading...

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Smash and grab – contractor takes law into his own hands after non-payment dispute
August 2018

A contractor who claimed he had not been paid for the work he had done on a residential development, decided to take the law into his own hands by demolishing five newly built homes with a digger. Continue reading...

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Appeal finds leaked email was a ‘cloak’ to lay off lawyer claiming discrimination
August 2018

An employment tribunal appeal has found that a leaked internal email and a conversation overheard in a pub are not protected by legal professional privilege because they suggested some form of deception. Continue reading...

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Company fined after worker killed
August 2018

Abbey Forged Products Ltd, a hot meal forging company based in Sheffield has been sentenced for safety breaches following the death of a worker. Continue reading...

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Employers could face legal action over out of hours working
August 2018

Employers who expect their staff to work out of hours could be at risk of heavy penalties after a businesswoman was awarded £6,750 for being required to answer emails out of work. Continue reading...

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Elderly people with savings pay £195 more a week on average for care
August 2018

A new report has identified that those who save for care in later life could pay up £10,000 a year more than those whose bills are met by local councils. Continue reading...

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Palmers celebrates 35th anniversary
August 2018

Palmers has reached another milestone – celebrating the 35th anniversary of our founding this month. Continue reading...