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Legal news roundup - July 2018

Date: 11 July 2018

By: Fanny Marshall

Social media: three major pitfalls to avoid

Date: 19 June 2018

By: Peter Goodchild and Judith Embley

Legal news roundup - June 2018

Date: 15 June 2018

By: Fanny Marshall

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Right to work: what are your legal obligations?

Employers need to be aware of whether their workers have the right to work in the UK - or face penalties. We explain what the law says.

Date: 30 May 2018   By: Kirsten Cluer

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Could microfinance boost your small business?

Given the importance of small businesses to the UK economy, more needs to be done to help them survive - and thrive. Could microfinance be the answer?

Date: 24 May 2018   By: Dine Racoma

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Is there a paralegal in your business?

You may have an in-house legal expert - and take their skills for granted. But formally recognizing your employees' talents can pay dividends.

Date: 10 May 2018   By: Amanda Hamilton

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Legal news roundup - May 2018

Overview of the latest legal news and what it means for you including changes that make it harder for businesses to identify IP infringers, new manual handling guidance, Bribery Act conviction for small firm and new guidance on product recalls.

Date: 4 May 2018   By: Fanny Marshall

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Are changes coming to medical negligence claims?

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review into medical negligence - which could affect how future compensation claims are handled.

Date: 23 March 2018   By: LegalExpert.co.uk

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What will whiplash compensation reforms mean for victims?

Car insurance premiums have seen big increases due to whiplash compensation claims. What is the government planning to discourage false claims?

Date: 23 March 2018   By: Accident Claims UK

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The great escape - how to get out of a phone contract

Desperate to exit your phone contract early? Mobile providers won't make it easy - but Fonehouse have a few tips to help you get your way.

Date: 19 March 2018   By: Fonehouse

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Equality Act 2010 - what is 'reasonable access' to services?

Every business has a legal responsibility to make sure their disabled customers aren't put at a disadvantage. What does this mean in practice?

Date: 8 March 2018   By: Billy Leonard

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How to collect unpaid debts - without a solicitor

Collecting money that is owed to you can be stressful, and costs soon mount up. The steps you can take to reclaim debt before hiring legal help.

Date: 26 February 2018   By: Amanda Hamilton

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Making a successful claim after a car accident

If you've been hurt in a traffic accident you could be due compensation. Smith Jones Solicitors explain how to maximise your chances of success.

Date: 20 February 2018   By: Smith Jones Solicitors

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Is it time to embrace flexible working?

Offering flexible work isn't just a legal obligation - it's an opportunity to recruit and retain overlooked talent. Yuliana Topazly explains.

Date: 2 February 2018   By: Yuliana Topazly

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Law Donut review of 2017

A look back at some of the headline legal news stories from 2017 and their implications for your business and a peek at what 2018 might have in store

Date: 19 December 2017   By: Fanny Marshall

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Your business domain name and the law

Choosing a web address is a vital part of launching a business. Here are the legal issues you need to be aware of when registering a domain name.

Date: 11 December 2017   By: Tim Erinwright

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Why firing staff can be a risky business

Firing employees can be a risky business. Lawyer Andrew Gray explains why some staff are more likely to legally challenge your decision to sack them.

Date: 20 November 2017   By: Andrew Gray

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What to check before you use a paralegal

Paralegals are often just as good as a solicitor and they cost less but always check your paralegal meets key criteria says Amanda Hamilton of NALP.

Date: 14 November 2017   By: Amanda Hamilton

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Six ways employers can support mothers back to work

Yuliana Topazly of BuddyWith outlines six ways that employers can make it easier for mothers returning to work in order to retain top talent.

Date: 6 November 2017   By: Yuliana Topazly