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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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Agriculture & Renewables, Community Care, Court of Protection & Deputyship, News, Wills, Trusts & Probate

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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News, Serious Injury & Medical Negligence

Thousands more could be at risk, legal expert warns

27 June 2017

The care of thousands of NHS patients could still be at risk from a 'colossal blunder' which saw more than 700,000 pieces of medical correspondence go missing.

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Agriculture & Renewables, News

Legal and financial advice on offer at Arable Event

26 June 2017

Farmers and business owners battled the heat to attend The Arable Event near Weston Park on 21 June to meet experts and suppliers from the sector.

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Employment Law & HR Support, News

How to stop your staff getting hot under the collar

22 June 2017

With Britain undergoing an unseasonably warm spell and more sunny settled weather expected, keeping your cool in the workplace takes on a whole new meaning!

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Agriculture & Renewables, News

Legal team takes to the road for Shropshire events

20 June 2017

Specialists from FBC Manby Bowdler’s Agricultural & Rural Services team will visit agricultural shows and a festival to share their expert knowledge and give advice.

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Employment Law & HR Support, News

Putting mental health on the workplace agenda

15 June 2017

Estimates by ACAS suggest that businesses can lose around £30bn each year through lost production, recruitment and absence arising through mental health issues.

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Employment Law & HR Support, News

Q. Should companies have a policy to stop personal relationships at work?

15 June 2017

These are not particularly widespread in the UK and are more commonly used by American owned employers. This type of policy tends to ask employees to disclose relationships to their employer so that safeguards can be put in place.

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News, Serious Injury & Medical Negligence

Toddler fall case won in High Court

13 June 2017

FBC Manby Bowdler has secured a victory in the High Court on behalf of a toddler who suffered catastrophic injuries after falling from a first floor window.

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Charities & Not-For-Profit, News

Charities need to be more transparent to gain more support

08 June 2017

FBC Manby Bowdler’s expert in charity law is encouraging voluntary organisations to be more transparent about the difference they are making with their work.

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