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Reporting of executive pay to change from October
August 2013

Following the publication of the government’s final rules on remuneration reports, companies with financial years beginning on 1st October 2013 or later will be required to publish more information on the pay received by their directors. Continue reading...

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Health and safety burden eased for work placements
August 2013

As part of the government’s crackdown on excessive health and safety legislation, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued new guidance to encourage businesses to offer work experience to young people. Continue reading...

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Pay audit results to remain private
August 2013

Section 98 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA), which came into force on 25th April 2013, inserted a new section, 193A, into the Equality Act 2010 (EQA). Continue reading...

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Inheritance tax boost for farming families
July 2013

A recent ruling in a landmark tax case regarding the inheritance tax (IHT) relief available on farmhouses provides owners with greater scope for tax planning. Continue reading...

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Changes to traffic offences
July 2013

Motorists are set to face further penalties following a number of recent government announcements. Continue reading...

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Disputes minimised by clearly worded wills
July 2013

The increasing complexity of modern family life has led to rises in the number of will disputes involving illegitimate children, making it crucial that such documents are worded correctly. Continue reading...

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Flood insurance deal for at-risk homes
July 2013

Hundreds of thousands of households which are at risk of flooding will benefit from affordable insurance following an agreement between the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government. Continue reading...

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The hidden costs of top up fees
July 2013

According to new research, over a quarter (28 percent) of people in local authority-funded care homes are being forced to pay top up fees. Continue reading...

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Law change brings in ‘mediation first’ rule
July 2013

Separating couples will be legally required to find out about ways to settle disputes away from the courtroom, under new laws currently going through Parliament. Continue reading...

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Law change brings in ‘mediation first’ rule
July 2013

Separating couples will be legally required to find out about ways to settle disputes away from the courtroom, under new laws currently going through Parliament. Continue reading...