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  • Budget 2015: Five Key Issues

    24 April 2015

    ​The Budget delivered seven weeks before a general election, was always going to be subdued. Time will tell which measures survive the election, however whatever government we have by 7th May, there were some areas of particular interest.…

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  • NHS Budget for Medical Negligence Claims

    24 April 2015

    ​It has recently been announced in the media that the National Health Service has set aside £26bn to cover medical negligence claims against NHS bodies, nearly a quarter of the NHS’ annual budget of £113bn.…

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  • Charity Trustee Responsibilities

    24 April 2015

    Those who are Trustees of large national charities tend these days to be well supported by formal training programmes and are probably well up to speed with the responsibilities which they face in carrying out their roles. However, if like so many others you are a volunteer trustee of a local charity without significant resources or access to professional staff, how do you keep abreast of the increasingly complex demands imposed on you by statute and regulation?…

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  • Court Fee Increase

    24 April 2015

    On 9 March 2015, the court fees payable by anyone wanting to bring a claim for over £10,000 increased, in some cases very substantially so.…

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  • Equal Pay - mandatory reporting

    16 April 2015

    The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 came into force on 26 March 2015, and with it came the requirement for regulations in the next 12 months which will force employers of at least 250 employees to publish information about their gender pay gap. …

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  • The General Election – what could change?

    16 April 2015

    Much has been made in recent weeks about zero hours contracts and whether they should be banned in their entirety or if legislation should be limited to banning “exclusive” contracts which prevent zero hours workers from working for more than one company.…

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