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We thought it would be helpful to summarise the changes to employment law that came into force on 1 October 2014. National Minimum Wage As always, the rates depend on

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Pensioner awarded £9,000 after slipping on shop floor

A pensioner has been awarded £9,000 compensation after she slipped on a coat hanger in a shop. The woman had been making her way through the store when she stepped

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Law Society stresses importance of using professionals

The Law Society has launched a media campaign to highlight the importance of using a professional solicitor when seeking legal advice. ‘Use a Professional. Use a Solicitor’ is the tagline,

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Wife granted Supreme Court appeal against lying husband

A woman whose millionaire husband lied about the extent of his wealth during their divorce has won the right to take her case to the Supreme Court. Alison Sharland was

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Expecting a child? Know your family friendly rights

Starting a family should be an exciting time in an employee’s life. However, it can also be a daunting experience in particular, when it comes to informing your employer that

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