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April 2017 Newswire  

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Our aim is to keep you up to date with ideas and information that will help you gain the best possible advantages in working with us. This newswire will be sent regularly to help achieve this aim, and we hope you enjoy reading them.

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  Hethertons Solicitors celebrate 70 years in York


Founded in 1947, Hethertons has been providing high quality legal advice to clients across Yorkshire for 70 years.

While the firm has moved several times and expanded significantly over the decades, including opening an office in Boroughbridge, we have continued with our commitment to deliver award-winning legal services to the people and businesses of York.

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  Solicitors’ letters increase the chances of firms getting paid


Involving a solicitor is the best way to deal with a late payment problem, new research has suggested.

Analysis carried out by Ormsby Street, a leading fintech company, found that two thirds of ‘letters before action’ (LBAs) sent by solicitors will lead to an invoice being paid within a seven day period.

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  Investigation after worker dies in late-night incident


The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was notified last month following a fatal incident at a Yorkshire textile mill.

Emergency services were call to I.F.G. Drake, in Golcar, following reports that a member of staff working a night shift had been dragged into machinery and crushed.

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  New development planned for site of former Network Rail base


A sizeable office block in York is to be demolished to make way for a brand-new development.

Hudson House, which had been built in the 1960s and at one time had been occupied by Network Rail, is to be pulled down and replaced with a new complex.

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  Apprenticeship Levy may be little help to areas like Yorkshire


Questions have been raised as to whether the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy, introduced earlier this month, will serve to entrench the UK’s north/south divide.

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) recently published analysis which suggests that the levy – which applies to employers with more than 250 staff – will disproportionately benefit London.

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