When does grief become a disability?

Grief in the workplace will always be a tricky subject for any employer. When one of your work force suffers a bereavement, or some traumatic news, knowing quite how to handle it will never be an exact science. The fact is we all react differently to tragedy. Some people bury themselves in their work, others […]

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Directors’ duties: a recent case study

A Deputy Insolvency and Companies Court Judge has ruled that a director whose business went into liquidation in 2014 must repay money to his former company, Wow Internet Limited. It was ruled that he had wrongfully used company money to pay illegitimate company expenditure (e.g. to pay his own personal expenditure), that he had failed […]

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Privacy shield wrangle

European countries are displaying a growing level of mistrust over the way the United States handles sensitive data transferred across the Atlantic. The EU-US Privacy Shield’s days have looked numbered ever since the European Court of Justice agreed that it fails to protect EU citizens’ data from possible government snooping in the States. Since that […]

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Bank of Mum and Dad

Next time your children groan at your dad jokes, your taste in clothes or the all-round general embarrassment you bring to their lives, remind them that it really can pay to keep the old folks on side. Particularly when it comes to the housing market, with the Bank of Mum & Dad (BoMD) now being […]

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Added Christmas stress for separated families – but help is at hand

When the furniture adverts on TV start promising delivery before Christmas, you know it’s time to focus on other aspects of a festive season in which the unwanted gifts could include COVID-19. For separated parents, there’s a particular need to plan well ahead, with built-in flexibility, to ensure an enjoyable Christmas for the children whilst […]

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