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Giving references - say it nicely or say nothing at all?

Giving references can be tricky especially if you and your employee parted ways on bad terms. Give the right reference to avoid an employment tribunal

Date: 12 July 2016   By: Chris Walker

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A rough guide to employment law

Parts of employment law might look straightforward, but even specialists can and do disagree over the fine details.

Date: 21 June 2016   By: Liz Dawe

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How do I set up a bare trust? It does what it says on the tin

Setting up a bare trust is easier than you might think and can be done without using a solicitor. Find out the basics on how to set up a bare trust

Date: 20 June 2016   By: Fanny Marshall

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What does the high heels row mean for your business?

Jennifer Spain of law firm iLaw comments on the row over workplace dress codes and high heels and how discrimination laws affect businesses.

Date: 7 June 2016   By: Guest contributor

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Planning what happens after you die - not just a task for old people!

Managing the affairs of someone who has died, whether you are their executor or not, can be made easier with some preparation during their lifetime.

Date: 25 May 2016   By: Fanny Marshall

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Settlement agreements part 2: the practicalities

There is no set formula in terms of what might be offered to an employee as a severance payment under a settlement agreement. Here are some factors.

Date: 10 May 2016   By: Guest contributor

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Settlement agreements part 1: what employers need to know

Settlement agreements can be an effective way to manage the termination of an employment contract but they have to be handled with care.

Date: 26 April 2016   By: Guest contributor

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12 laws of rugby every spectator should know

With the Six Nations championship starting on 6 February, Law Donut explains the rules of rugby in the same clear way that we explain business law.

Date: 5 February 2016   By: Rory MccGwire