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Employment Law Newsletter – October 2013

The Cost of Tribunal Claims Former winner of ‘The Apprentice” Stella English has successfully defended Lord Sugar’s claim for legal costs of £50,000 after she failed in her claim of constructive dismissal against the business mogul. This was despite the …

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Claiming for Clinical Negligence – A Guide

Clinical negligence is a specialist area of personal injury law and it’s one that we – as a firm – feel very passionately about.  When someone is injured at the hands of a medical professional the outcome can be very …

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Celebrity Divorces -v- the reality

The Law Society has recently warned that celebrity divorces are giving ordinary couples an unrealistic view about what to expect when going through a divorce. Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi’s recent divorce seemed to be dealt with very quickly, which …

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Surveys – Which one do I choose?

Buying a property is likely to be the biggest investment you will ever make.  As such, it is important to take advice and make the right choices throughout the process.  One choice you will need to make is which type …

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Glossop Working Mums Networking Group

When I moved to work in Glossop, a place where I live with my husband and children, I very much felt that I didn’t want to sit behind my desk, shuffling papers all day, but that I really wanted to …

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Wills & Business Owners

Wills & Business Owners Do you have an interest in a business?  If so, it is important that you ensure your Will makes full use of the exemptions that are available in order to reduce your family’s inheritance tax (IHT) …

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Employment Law Newsletter – August 2013

What’s New The Practice Direction (Employment Appeal Tribunal – Procedure) 2013 came into force on Monday, 29 July 2013. Changes include: The introduction of fees (see our previous blog); Judges hearing appeals alone; and Amendments made to the Employment Appeal …

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Employment Law Newsletter – June 2013

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 On 25th June 2013, most of the provisions in this Act relating to whistle-blowing will come into force. Therefore, if the principal reason for a dismissal is that a worker made a protected disclosure, …

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Employment Law Newsletter – March 2013

Welcome to our second Employment Law Newsletter 2013, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case law developments. LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS Paternity Leave In respect of legislative developments, it appears the Government has …

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Andy McNish – partner in the Commercial team at Davis Blank Furniss – on the hot topic of Data Destruction & what SMEs need to be aware of…

For most businesses, data is king but many organisations are unaware of what the ramifications are if it’s not handled and destroyed properly. Action by the Information Commissioner often relates to the improper destruction of data, so getting it wrong …

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