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Tallents Business Review of the Year 2016

16th December 2016

2016 started well as the economy continued to strengthen following the recession. However, the year held some surprises in store for us all with the June European referendum showing that a majority of the UK population wanted to leave the European Union, and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States in November. For us…

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Gender pay gap reporting – what employers need to know

9th May 2016

Businesses who employ 250 or more employees need to start preparing themselves for the implications of the Equality Act (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations (Regulations) 2016. Although the Regulations are still in draft form and not expected to come into force until 1st October 2016, Newark employment solicitor Janine Lawton is urging large private and voluntary sector employers to take…

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The National Living Wage – what it means for employees and employers

30th March 2016

April 2016 will see further employment law reform with the introduction of the National Living Wage. Janine Lawton, employment lawyer at Tallents Solicitors in Newark looks at the key implications for employees and employers. Says Janine: “The National Living Wage will be compulsory across the UK, with the first stage being introduced in April 2016. “There are currently four categories…

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Tallents Business Review of the Year 2015

18th December 2015

With more than 240 years of business behind them, Tallents Solicitors watched as the UK economy continued to strengthen in 2015 as it started to emerge from the deepest recession in living memory. JANUARY An increasingly elderly population, living longer than ever before, lead Ann Farnill, Head of Wills, Trusts and Probate, to advise everyone to plan for their future…

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‘Zero hours contracts’ on the increase

23rd October 2015

Over the last few years, zero hours contracts have rarely been out of the press, and last month, the Office of National Statistics announced the number of people working on contracts with no minimum hours, widely referred to as ‘zero hours contracts’, has yet again increased. What are zero hours contracts? It is generally acknowledged that the term ‘zero hours…

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