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October FE ByteSize Employment Law

Here's what's inside this edition of Further Education ByteSize Employment: Extension of time granted following ‘unlawful’ ET Fees order EU withdrawal bill Mental health in th...

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Mental health in the workplace

This year we’ve seen an increased awareness of mental health, from a national mental health awareness week, to the ‘heads together’ campaign.   Recent research shows that 82% of...

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October ByteSize Employment Law

Here's what's inside this edition of ByteSize Employment: Extension of time granted following ‘unlawful’ ET Fees order EU withdrawal bill Mental health in the workplace Fal...

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Planning for your care: make a Will

The social care agenda and who foots the bill for care were all over the headlines earlier this year as a major part of the general election campaign.  Given the election result and the f...

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Actons team to take on 'Men's Health Survival of the Fittest'

On Saturday 7 October, an intrepid team from Actons will be taking on ‘Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest’ challenge in aid one of the firms chosen charities, Macmillan. The grue...

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Subsidies after Brexit: will the green pound start to wither?

This green and pleasant land is facing some major changes. While the news has been focused on the impact of Brexit on urban industry and businesses like banking and finance, it is the UK's...

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Will the UK become a tax haven after Brexit?

Back in January last year, Chancellor Philip Hammond hinted that the UK would do ‘whatever we have to do’ to ensure the UK’s economy prospered after Brexit – including making the c...

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Be clear on commercial contracts

A recent case has highlighted the need for clear, unambiguous drafting in commercial contracts  to avoid uncertainty over contractual obligations. It is clear that failure to provide cl...

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Claiming against insurers of insolvent defendants just got much easier

After years of delay, on 1 August 2016, new legislation came into force with the aim of making it easier to bring direct claims against an insurer, when those it insured became insolvent -...

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Stark warning for those issuing statutory demands

In a recent case, the High Court has upheld an appeal against a previous court decision to refuse to award costs to an Applicant who successfully set aside a statutory demand. This is a ...

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