A Birmingham firm has been fined thousands of pounds after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in a fall of just two metres from a ladder.
Two recent rulings in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have highlighted that there is no breach of EU discrimination laws where mothers who have children via surrogacy are denied maternity or adoption leave or pay.
Facing the prospect of a criminal investigation or criminal proceedings is a difficult stressful experience, with the potential for life-changing consequences, which is why early, expert advice is essential.
The average number of homes sold per chartered surveyor hit its highest level in April for more than five years, according to new research.
Insolvencies fall but IVAs rise
The number of people becoming insolvent has fallen in the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest figures.
A leading think tank has warned that in the next few years inheritance tax (IHT) paid could reach its highest level in more than four decades.
Would-be lawyers could be brought in to advise divorcing couples under government plans, according to reports.
The number of older people needing care will outstrip the number of family members able to provide it for the first time in just three years, according to forecasts.
by Clare Butcher (Basildon), Brooke Barnes (Thurrock) and Beryl Nicholsburg (SWF).
The Mayor of Newham has called on the government to give more powers to local authorities to act against employers not paying the national minimum wage (NMW), after research revealed that almost one in five working residents were earning less.