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Health and safety for your new premises

Date: 17 August 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

Protecting lone workers - your legal responsibilities

Date: 10 August 2018

By: SoloProtect

Legal news roundup - August 2018

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

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Cohabitation, civil partnership or marriage - the choice is yours?

A recent Supreme Court case held that civil partnerships should be open to all couples - but action may be a long way off. What the law says now.

Date: 18 July 2018   By: Julian Waldon

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Legal news roundup - July 2018

Overview of the latest legal news and what it means for you including rulings that mean unscrupulous divorcees can't hide assets, employers can't cut employees' pay without consent and landlords can be found guilty of environmental offences even when the tenant causes the offence. There is also new guidance on dress codes.

Date: 11 July 2018   By: Fanny Marshall

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Social media: three major pitfalls to avoid

Social media is a public forum - and one thoughtless, ill-judged or controversial post could have far-reaching consequences. How to stay safe.

Date: 19 June 2018   By: Peter Goodchild and Judith Embley

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Legal news roundup - June 2018

Overview of the latest legal news and what it means for you including rulings that mean some workers in the gig economy may be classed as 'workers' and therefore entitled to some workers' rights, new guidance on disclosure and barring checks and guidance for employers on religion and belief in the workplace.

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