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Defamation, Libel and Slander Explained

Posted by admin on June 28th, 2017

The law of defamation protects a person’s reputation through ensuring that freedom of speech is not abused to cause detriment to persons name, company or family. Defamation covers libel and slander. Libel is when a defamatory statement is printed in […]

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Suspension from Work – What does the law say?

Posted by admin on June 27th, 2017

Suspension from Work – What does the law say? Any employer can suspend their employees at any time due to misconduct or any disciplinary issues. The reasons for suspension are usually set out in your contract or staff conduct manual […]

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The Shocking rise of Pregnancy discrimination

Posted by admin on September 5th, 2016

Over the last decade, the UK has seen a huge and shocking rise in discrimination against expectant mothers. In a recent report published by the women’s and equality select committee, the findings highlight a growing trend in the redundancy of […]

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What is cyber crime and how can it affect you?

Posted by admin on July 27th, 2016

Cybercrime is any criminal offence committed via the internet and technology. Cyber crime is a huge business. Every day thousands of businesses up and down the country, as well as many individuals are hit by cybercrime. People trying to steal […]

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Let’s Talk about Holiday Leave

Posted by admin on July 25th, 2016

Summer is here! And when the sun’s out, you want to be out as well! It’s no secret that pulling sickies in summer is big business, so let’s talk about holidays for employees. The basic guide to understanding your rights. […]

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Consequences of Breaches of Confidence

Posted by admin on July 14th, 2016

It’s often hard to draw the lie between telling your friends or family about the funny story that happened at work and what would be classed as you breaching their confidentially. The question you should ask yourself before you tell […]

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Six employment reforms helping you this year

Posted by admin on May 10th, 2016

This year has seen big changes made to employment law and today we’re documenting 6 of them. See how this could help you: Zero hour contracts A huge victory for campaigners looking to change legislation around zero hour contracts, this […]

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Posted by admin on May 4th, 2016

Last month the new living wage came into force and because of that inequality between pay has also been highlighted. New legislation has now been announced that will ensure companies with more than 250 employees will have to publish the […]

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How the new tax evasion laws could affect your business

Posted by admin on April 25th, 2016

Over the past month, following the panama papers, the government has announced a new tax evasion law. This comes after a huge leak of names of high-profile individuals using offshore tax havens. Amongst them was the prime minister’s father himself. […]

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How the new living wage could affect you and your business

Posted by admin on April 22nd, 2016

In previous blogs we’ve mentioned the new laws that came out in march and April. Today I’ll be looking at one in particular. The new national living wage. If you haven’t heard of the living wage campaign, here’s a bit […]

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