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Budget ‘good news for pensions’ says specialist Law Firm Sackers

Sacker & Partners LLP (Sackers), the UK’s leading specialist law firm for pensions and retirement savings, reacted positively to yesterday’s Government’s Budget statement. Lucy Dunbar, partner at Sackers, commented: “The budget should be seen as a “good news” story for…

Understanding the redundancy process

Jane Crosby, Partner at law firm Hart Brown, outlines the redundancy process, explaining what procedures an employer needs to put in place and what a person’s rights are in a redundancy situation Many people are facing job uncertainty and could…

Bad Bosses ‘main factor’ behind increasing turnover of legal staff

Poor management is the number one cause behind staff leaving, despite high employment rates and economic growth. Employment rates are at a forty year high, and the legal sector traditionally has one of the lowest turnover rates of any industry. However with new…

1 in 3 employees don’t report workplace injuries ‘in case it makes bosses angry’

New research from Solicitors Percy Hughes & Roberts reveals that employees across a wide range of industries are too worried to report injuries sustained in the workplace to their employer in case it ‘makes their boss angry’. 38% of respondents…

UK Legal Departments are ‘behind the rest of the world’ in terms of tech

New Sharplegal research from Acritas, the world’s leading source of client and market research to law firms, reveals that where an organization is located will have an impact on the tech adopted by their legal department.  They warn that legal…

Disability Discrimination: Stagecoach buses ordered to pay ex employee £41,000

Greater Manchester Buses (South), better known as Stagecoach have been ordered to pay £41,000 to former employee Jayson Andrews after a tribunal ruled that former employee Jayson Andrews, who has a disability, suffered discrimination and harassment at their hands when his…