Monthly Archives: March 2022

Flexible working may disadvantage women

Flexible working initiatives have been largely welcomed by those who see more traditional modes of working as a barrier to workplace equality. Although working from home is perhaps the most prominent form of flexible working, the term refers to any …

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Mediating contact arrangements – Is it for you?

Not only is mediation cost effective for families, but it also reduces the damaging impact that lengthy court proceedings can have on both children and their parents and has consistently been encouraged by the courts. So what is mediation? Parents …

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Annual Compensation Limit Increase

Each year the government increases the maximum compensation limits associated with certain employment rights. The government recently announced two key increases to compensation limits for Employment Tribunal claims: a week’s basic pay will increase from £544 to £571 the maximum …

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Selling at auctions: Hammering home a sale

The main advantages of selling at an auction are certainty of sale upon the fall of the hammer, and speed in that the sale contract is binding on acceptance of a bid at auction, which cuts out lengthy negotiations. Ease …

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Thoughts on new measures to tackle “dirty money” in the UK

Politicians, tax campaigners and journalists have said for years that the UK is the destination of choice for Russian – and other – kleptocrats to launder and live well off their illegally obtained wealth. As Dame Margaret Hodge MP, chair …

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