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Legal news roundup - December 2018

Date: 10 December 2018

By: Fanny Marshall

Forex fraud - is the market rigged?

Date: 29 November 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

Basic employment law for small businesses

Date: 29 November 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

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Addressing bullying and harassment in the workplace

Almost a third of UK employees have experienced workplace bullying. Employers must take appropriate action to tackle bad behaviour - here's how.

Date: 21 November 2018   By: Kirsten Cluer

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Legal news roundup - November 2018

Overview of the latest legal news including an overview of the discrimination story from Northern Ireland where a bakery refused to bake a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage.

Date: 14 November 2018   By: Fanny Marshall

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Environmental regulations: compliance isn't optional

It's not just about following the letter of the law: if you want your firm to flourish, you need to get serious about sustainability in your business.

Date: 30 October 2018   By: David Isted

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Workplace injuries: could you make a claim?

If you’ve been injured at work, you may be eligible to make a compensation claim. Find out your rights, and what your next steps should be.

Date: 17 October 2018   By: Thompsons Solicitors

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Legal news roundup - October 2018

Overview of the latest legal news including the tale of two separate chancers who were found out by the courts, updated guidance on employee references and a case highlighting the need for contractors to check their employment status for the purposes of intellectual property rights ownership.

Date: 17 October 2018   By: Fanny Marshall

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Food businesses - overcoming three key challenges

The UK's food industry is a tough one to succeed in. How to cope with the challenges of regulation, product development and sustainable growth.

Date: 21 September 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Three ways to improve employee occupational health

Paying attention to staff welfare not only demonstrates you care about your employees, it's good for your bottom line. Three things you can do today.

Date: 14 September 2018   By: Andrew Simmons

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Construction sites - keeping your employees safe

Construction site managers need to do everything they can to reduce hazards and promote health and safety on their sites. Key points to consider.

Date: 14 September 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Driving offences - will I lose my licence?

you've accrued 12 penalty points through one or more driving offences, you could be disqualified - but not necessarily. Here's what to expect.

Date: 12 September 2018   By: Motoring Offence Lawyers

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Understanding the probate process

Handling a loved one's affairs is never easy, and for many it is new territory. Knowing the legal terms can help make things more manageable.

Date: 5 September 2018   By: Rachael Matthews

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Hiring employees from other countries

When hiring workers who were born overseas, it's important that you check their right to work in the UK - or face severe penalties. How the law works.

Date: 24 August 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Advertising banners and the law

Even if you have a great idea to promote your business, you still need to comply with marketing laws - or face a penalty. The rules to be aware of.

Date: 22 August 2018   By: Remi Ashton

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Health and safety for your new premises

Among the many challenges when you start a business is finding suitable, safe premises to operate in. The health and safety rules you need to know.

Date: 17 August 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Protecting lone workers - your legal responsibilities

Employers have a duty to make sure their employees are safe - including those working alone. The business impacts of failing to protect lone workers.

Date: 10 August 2018   By: SoloProtect

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Legal news roundup - August 2018

Overview of the latest legal news including a shock ruling on minimum wage, updated guidance on overtime payments, a new toolkit for managing drugs and alcohol misuse in the workplace and an Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling on a gross misconduct dismissal for a series of acts.

Date: 9 August 2018   By: Fanny Marshall

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Your new start up - four key legal responsibilities

All businesses need to comply with relevant laws - from paying your tax to licencing and getting insurance. How to get your legal ducks in a row.

Date: 31 July 2018   By: Rachael Matthews

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Accessibility and your business premises

Businesses have an obligation - both legal and moral - to make as their premises accessible for those with disabilities. The steps you can take.

Date: 27 July 2018   By: Victoria Harrison