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Lower Thames crossing – route finally confirmed
May 2017

The controversial and long awaited decision for a new route across the lower River Thames has finally been confirmed. Continue reading...

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Research reveals scale of distressed businesses
May 2017

New research suggests that a worrying number of British businesses fear that they would face closure within less than a year if their venture encountered a ‘critical event’ – such as the unexpected death of a key employee. Continue reading...

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Dyson wins important European appeal court ruling
May 2017

UK vacuum cleaner inventor and entrepreneur, Sir James Dyson, has won a surprise victory in the European courts, after claiming that EU rules unfairly penalised his company’s vacuum cleaners. Continue reading...

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Businesses warned to ensure networks are protected from latest cyber-attacks
May 2017

In the wake of this month’s crippling global cyber-attack, businesses are being urged to ensure that their IT security protection is up to date to prevent the risk of falling prey to hackers. Continue reading...

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Social care sector may need to rethink pay rates following tribunal win
May 2017

An Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) decision regarding staff who are required to ‘sleep in’ as part of their duties, could have wage cost implications for the social care sector. Continue reading...

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Two companies fined after delivery worker is injured
May 2017

Two companies have between them been fined more than £600,000, after health and safety breaches left a delivery worker with serious multiple injuries. Continue reading...

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Tribunal rules job applicant suffered indirect discrimination
May 2017

An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that a job applicant with Asperger’s Syndrome, who failed a ‘situational judgement’ test, suffered indirect discrimination. Continue reading...

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Owners of holiday homes abroad face post-Brexit estate planning risk
May 2017

Overseas property owners may not be able to rely on agreements which currently allow estates spread across multiple jurisdictions to be dealt with under English law, after the UK leaves the EU in two years’ time. Continue reading...

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Footballer seeks ‘genius’ status in a bid to receive lion’s share of divorce settlement
May 2017

Former Manchester United footballer, Ryan Giggs, is attempting to persuade judges that his estranged wife should receive less than half of his assets, because of his alleged ‘genius status.’ Continue reading...

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Judge rules candy-striped house does not breach planning regulations
May 2017

A High Court Judge has ruled that a woman who painted red and white stripes on her Kensington townhouse did not act unlawfully in her choice of colour scheme. Continue reading...