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Record number of cohabitees not protected by current laws
February 2018

The number of unmarried couples living together is now the fast growing ‘family set-up’ in the UK but, despite this, current laws have failed to keep up. Continue reading...

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Are you ready for GDPR?
February 2018

With less than four months before the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force, researchers have found that the majority of businesses are still not fully prepared for the changes which will affect them. Continue reading...

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Warning over planned tax change
February 2018

The Chancellor came under fire last month after setting out changes to taxes applied to non-UK residents selling commercial property. Continue reading...

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Barclays takes steps to help first-time buy-to-let borrowers
February 2018

It was revealed this month that Barclays has added its name to the group of lenders now offering first-time buyers the chance to enter the buy-to-let market. Continue reading...

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Lending hits levels not seen since before the financial crash
February 2018

Mortgage lending in the UK has climbed to its highest level in almost a decade. Continue reading...

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Health and safety lapses uncovered after man suffered serious brain injuries
February 2018

A South East recycling business has been handed a substantial fine after an incident in which one of its workers suffered life-threatening head injuries. Continue reading...

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“Bombshell” judgment on holiday pay
February 2018

A window salesman who went more than a decade without paid holiday recently received the backing of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in a case which will have wide-reaching implications for employers and employees alike. Continue reading...

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BBC veteran says she wasn’t prepared to collude in “pay discrimination”
February 2018

The decision by an experienced BBC journalist to resign from her role as the corporation’s China editor has put the issue of pay equality back in the spotlight. Continue reading...

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Palmers shortlisted for a prestigious national award for its customer focus
January 2018

Palmers has been recognised for our team’s customer focus by the judges of a prestigious national legal award. Continue reading...

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Carillion collapse likely to affect 30,000 firms
January 2018

The sudden and dramatic collapse of construction firm, Carillion, is sending shockwaves through the industry, amidst fears that the fortunes of up to 30,000 smaller sub-contractors and suppliers will also be affected. Continue reading...