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August 2017 Newswire  

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  Hethertons mark 70 years in York with celebration


Staff, clients and professional contacts of Hethertons recently gathered together to celebrate 70 years of the firm’s work in the City of York.

Held at The Hospitium in Museum Gardens, the event was an opportunity to look back on the many decades the firm has been advising local individuals and businesses.

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  Two new paralegals join Hethertons experienced team


Hethertons has welcomed two new paralegals to its growing team.

Amber Khanna and Pru Walton have both begun work with the practice and will be assisting the firm’s experienced team of solicitors.

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  Important ruling on holiday pay could have a big impact on York’s businesses


Hethertons’ head of employment law, Jo Yeates, has said that a recent Employment Tribunal ruling could have a big impact on holiday pay in the UK.

The case of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts has found that voluntary overtime should be taken into account when calculating how much holiday pay employees are entitled to.

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  Changes to hotel plans are announced


Plans to renovate a building in York city centre have been altered, the York Press has revealed.

Hotel chain Malmaison had previously agreed a deal to move into Yorkshire House, Rougier Street, which had at one time been the offices of insurance giant Aviva.

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  Britain’s entrepreneurs struggle to get their business to the next stage


The UK needs to do more to nurture a climate in which start-ups feel they can expand, a businessman has said.

Jim Duffy, the co-founder of business accelerator Moonshot Academy, has noted the problem that Britain has in growing its enterprises.

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  Landlords admit to changing letting strategy


A growing number of landlords are refusing to rent properties to under 35s, citing concerns they won’t be paid on time and tenants will not honour the terms of the contract.

New research, carried out by Yorkshire’s Sheffield Hallam University found that almost a third of landlords had adjusted their letting strategy over the course of the past three years.

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