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Punitive fines for companies who cause death through gross breach of care

The Sentencing Guidelines Council has published a final definitive guideline on Corporate Manslaughter and Health and Safety …

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HC Solicitors renew quality accreditation

Local law firm, hc solicitors LLP, has received confirmation that it has been successfully reaccredited for both Lexcel, the Law …

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Law Society President Visits HC Solicitors

Paul Marsh, the President of the Law Society, visited local firm, hc solicitors, this month as part of his programme of meetings …

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hc solicitors expands Probate team

Local law firm, hc solicitors, are delighted to announce that Paddy Appleton, experienced Wills, Trusts and Probate lawyer, has …

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Redundancy payments limit increased to £380 per week

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have announced that the limit on Statutory Redundancy payments will be …

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New rules on Home Information Packs

From 6 April, new rules on Home Information Packs (HIPs) will mean that a pack must be completed before a home can be put on the …

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Pensions seminar celebrates 75 years of business partnerships

hc solicitors, will be hosting a lunchtime seminar on changes to pensions legislation on 21 April at the Conference Suite in their …

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EU Judges order Government to justify retirement age of 65

The UK's compulsory retirement age of 65 is not in breach of EU law, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) …

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Is the use of hands-free mobile phones legal and safe?

Business owners and company directors should be asking themselves this week if they need to revisit their company mobile phone use …

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Increase in inheritance amounts

On Monday 1st February, new rules will come into effect on the amounts that automatically go to your husband or wife if you die …

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