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Gig economy review and what it means to employers

20 July 2017

A Government commissioned review into the status of people working in the so-called ‘gig’ economy could have a serious impact on future National Insurance bills

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Employment Law & HR Support, News

Q. Is it a disciplinary offence if an employee discloses a pay rise to their colleagues when told not to?

19 July 2017

In principle, you can have an enforceable pay secrecy clause. The exception, however, relates to ‘relevant pay disclosures’ under Section 77.3 of the Equality Act 2010.

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News, Wills, Trusts & Probate

Digital recordings – the wills of the future?

14 July 2017

Legal expert reviews the proposed changes to the way we make our wills could see notes and recordings on mobile phones become the wills of the future....

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Employment Law & HR Support, News

Drunken £15m bonus promise 'nonsense', says Sports Direct boss

14 July 2017

Drunken £15m bonus promise 'nonsense', says Sports Direct boss

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New rules to aid debt collection

06 July 2017

Small businesses are being urged to take advantage of new regulations designed to help them get paid on time. The requirement affects companies and LLPs...

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Agriculture & Renewables, Construction & Property Development, News, Town & Country Planning

Turbine whips up a storm in planning row

05 July 2017

A farmer may have to remove a turbine on his land after the High Court ruled Powys CC had failed to assess its impact on a Grade II* listed church nearby.

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Business, Company & Corporate Law, News, Technology, Media & Telecoms

Law firm forges new partnership with app specialist

05 July 2017

FBC Manby Bowdler has partnered with Shropshire based software developer Six Ticks to develop a new app for people to connect and engage with the firm.

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Litigation, News

Drivers “unaware” of speeding fine increase

04 July 2017

Many drivers are unaware they face stronger penalties if they are caught at excessive speeds, several months after a new level of fines were introduced.

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Employment Law & HR Support, Manufacturing, News

Carrying over paid holiday

30 June 2017

A recent opinion issued by the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union is set to have an impact on the issue of holiday pay for workers.

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Q. Is it true that a gift cannot be included for any future financial care assessments, even I if live 7 years longer?

28 June 2017

The 7 year rule applies to gifts for Inheritance Tax purposes and does not relate to care. If you make a gift, such as gifting your home to your children, you can do so.

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