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Government proposals to reform employment tribunals

The Employment team welcome the Government's proposals to reform employment tribunals. Far too often we are seeing our business clients struggle with the complexities and hurdles imposed on them by labyrinthine…

Phasing out the Default Retirement Age

Phasing out the Default Retirement Age

As of 22 March 2011: The draft Regulations laid before Parliament now provide for a 12 month transitional period i.e. so that retirements can take effect for up to 12 months from 5 April. An updated article will…

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Top 10 Employment Law changes

There have been many changes to Employment Law over the last twelve months. We look at the top ten changes that employers should be aware of: 1. New compensation limits came into force on 1 February 2011 The…

Spotting the signs of dementia

Spotting the signs of dementia

Legal discussions tend to be the last on the list when dealing with the emotional blow of finding out a loved one is suffering from dementia, but early discussion can save much stress and heartbreak further down…

Online Trading Soars For SMEs Thanks To Frooly.com

Online Trading Soars For SMEs Thanks To Frooly.com

Sheffield social e-commerce business Frooly is celebrating a strong trading period for its first Christmas, aiding hundreds of SMEs to successfully trade online many for the first time.   The business, launched…

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The Business Portal Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Sheffield law firm Wake Smith & Tofields is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Business Portal, a service set up to provide free initial legal consultations to the city's creative and digital industries . The…