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Coronavirus - A new package for the self-employed announced

The Chancellor has announced a welcome new self-employed support scheme which gives self-employed workers a taxable grant of up to…

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Coronavirus - An Updated Guide for Employers

Effective communication is key in situations such as the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak to ensure concern is reduced.

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Important Business Update: £350billion Government action to ease pressure on Businesses

Rishi Sunak’s £350billion support package for businesses hit by the coronavirus crisis is a very welcome step.

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COVID-19 - We are open for business and ready to support you during this challenging time

With increasing uncertainty over the spread of coronavirus, we want to reassure you that we have the necessary measures in…

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2020 Budget: Is your business eligible for a £3000 grant or a Business Rates holiday?

Business rates are a tax on properties that are used for commercial purposes, and are charged based on an estimate…

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Employment

Coronavirus - A Guide for Employers

Effective communication is key in situations such as the coronavirus outbreak to ensure concern is reduced.

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A Guide To The Disciplinary Procedure

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Employment Appeal Tribunal

When finding contributory fault, is the Employment Tribunal required to identify the individual aspects of conduct which it considers contributed…

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Can an injunction be granted to prevent strike action if the trade union interfered with the ballot?

Yes, decided the Court of Appeal (CA) in Royal Mail Group Limited v Communication Workers Union.

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Legal 500

Burnetts continues to be Cumbria's most recommended law firm.

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Constructive Dismissal Explained

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Gotta have a reason – what is constructive dismissal and how do you defend a claim?

An employee who resigns will not normally have a claim for dismissal, as it was not the employer who terminated…

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Can inappropriate comments made without intention to offend be considered sexual harassment?

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Can inappropriate comments made without intention to offend be considered sexual harassment?

Yes, decided the Employment Tribunal (ET) in Prewett v Green King Services Limited.

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Mental Health Conference Set to Sell Out

A mental health conference in Cumbria is reaching capacity with almost 100 delegates having booked to attend.

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