What Is A TUPE Transfer And What Should Employers Be Aware Of?

March 18, 2014

TUPE stands for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations, something which was first passed back in 1981. This legislation is used in the UK in order to implement the European Acquired Rights Directive, and can be a complex and confusing process to many. It is basically put in place to protect the rights […]

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Going once… the legal low-down on property auctions

January 30, 2014

Many of us have been lured in by the possibility of landing a bargain, or through curiosity about the whole auction process, stoked by the rise of property programmes on TV. Auctions are the last word in equal opportunities – anyone who has the funds can put in a bid and, while you do run […]

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Getting the Best out of Legal Interpreters

January 30, 2014

In today’s multicultural and multilingual world, the legal interpreter has become more and more important for those working in the legal sector. Legal interpreters work with lawyers to help them in their communications with clients as well as represent parties in court and tribunals. Working with interpreters, to make sure that they get the best […]

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A Look at the Tough Issue of Balancing Work Safety & Efficiency

January 29, 2014

Many businesses today must maintain a delicate balance between work safety and work efficiency. On one hand, it’s important to work as quickly as possible to maximize return on investment and keep clients happy but on the other hand, it’s not wise to work so fast that basic safety precautions put in place to protect […]

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Using No Win No Fee For Commercial Disputes

January 25, 2014

You’ve probably heard of ‘No Win No Fee’ agreements when it comes to personal injury or medical negligence claims, but did you know that you can also make use of them for commercial disputes? Also known as Conditional Fee Arrangements (or CFAs), these types of agreements allow businesses to pursue legal action for either no […]

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The Best States for Those in Search of Construction Work

January 11, 2014

If you are a construction professional who is currently living or working in an area where the real estate industry is still recovering from the failing economy, consistent work may be difficult to come by. However, the states below are all seeing a spike in construction projects. New York New York, particularly western New York […]

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TV presenter wins sexual harassment claim in Employment Tribunal

January 10, 2014

A TV presenter has won her claim for sexual harassment after a camera crew were recorded insulting her whilst she was live on air. Ms Charlie Vernon, 28, who was presenting the show “Jewelry Maker” on Gems TV at the time of the incident on X. On the day in question, Ms Vernon was presenting […]

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How Artists, Inventors and Businesses Can Protect Their Intellectual Property

January 8, 2014

For more than 200 years, inventors and creative people have fallen victim to theft of intellectual property. Despite popular belief, intellectual property – from artwork to an innovative new product design – is not automatically protected from imitation or theft, leaving many of today’s top innovators vulnerable to theft and exploitation. While there are certain […]

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Lease Extension Advice For Freeholders: Five Things To Consider

January 8, 2014

If you’re an experienced freeholder, you may well already know all about what to do when a leaseholder asks to extend their lease. But if you’re new to this whole area of law, it can get incredibly confusing. So what exactly do you need to consider when it comes to looking at a tenant’s request […]

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Six Small Business Tips for Success

January 3, 2014

Owning a small business can be a lucrative endeavor, and can help you fulfill your dream of becoming an entrepreneur in today’s competitive market. But while you may have a company of your own, taking certain precautions can ensure its growth and longevity. If you are a small business owner, make sure to follow these […]

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