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Employment law & HR: what to look out for in 2018…

Here’s a quick round up of developments we’re likely to see in employment and HR law in 2018. Data Protection – it’s unlikely you’ve missed mention of GDPR and the Data Protect...

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Divorcing women missing out on pension payments

During divorce proceedings women are ignoring more than £5bn in pensions payments every year. According to a recent report, the vast majority of couples did not discuss pensions as a pa...

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The Rise of Dementia: the importance of planning for later life

One of the fastest growing health issues in UK society is the seemingly relentless rise in dementia, meaning it has never been more important to get your affairs in order as early as poss...

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Growth leads to new recruits at Actons

Actons has welcomed 14 new members of staff to its ranks during the first half of its financial year.  Since the beginning of April the firm has further strengthened its existing proper...

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Family finances make divorce negotiations increasingly complex

Divorce rates are on the rise, according to the latest statistics, and with the increase in the value of family assets, couples should do more to face up to financial affairs during the go...

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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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