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Firms warned about Employment Appeal Tribunal decision
York-based solicitors Hethertons are warning employers of an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision which has ruled that non-guaranteed overtime payments should
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Heroism bill passes House of Lords
The Heroism bill has survived another round of attempts by the House of Lords to have key clauses removed.
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Cohabitation Rights Bill moves closer to legislation
The Cohabitation Right Bills has passed through to Committee Stage after receiving its second reading in the House of Lords. 
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New legislation to allow civil partnerships to be converted into marriages comes into effect
Starting yesterday (10 December), same sex couples are now able to convert their civil partnerships into marriages. 
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New law enforces food allergy checks in restaurants and takeaways
Restaurants and takeaways across the UK will now be required to tell customers if their food contains allergy-triggering ingredients.
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Nine in ten family firms have no succession plan in place
A recent report has revealed that the UK’s family businesses are facing a succession crisis.
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Overseas investment flooding into UK commercial property market
Foreign investment is continuing to pour into the UK’s commercial property market, a study has revealed. Investment was up nearly
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New proposals to tackle late payment
New proposals obliging large and listed companies to publish detailed information about their payment practices and performance have been unveiled.
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2017-10-12T09:35:25+00:00
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