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An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2022 – Part 2

Part Two: Disciplinary Issues, Managing Leave and Sickness Absence In part 2 of our Employers’ Guide to Christmas we look at what employers need to do if things don’t quite go according to plan during the festive season. We discuss how to deal with [...]

By |2022-12-19T12:06:01+00:00December 19th, 2022|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2022 – Part 1

Part One: The Office Christmas Party At this time of year, employers can face all sorts of seasonal HR challenges.  This two-part guide helps you to set ground rules and expectations to enable staff to enjoy the festive season, free from the worry of [...]

By |2022-12-12T14:33:39+00:00December 9th, 2022|

Changes to Stamp Duty rates from September 2022

In September 2022 the Chancellor announced cuts to Stamp Duty (SDLT) rates in a bid to encourage growth within the housing market.  The reductions were aimed at helping first-time buyers and single property homeowners looking to move, by making purchases more affordable. When did [...]

By |2022-11-01T14:48:49+00:00October 26th, 2022|

Why we should all have a Will and plan for later life

None of us want to think about dying or losing mental capacity through illness or an accident. With life getting busier, planning for later life and making a Will and a Lasting Power of Attorney are things we know we should do, but don’t always [...]

By |2022-07-26T14:42:41+01:00July 26th, 2022|
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