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Bribery Act

A court clerk has become the first person to be prosecuted under the Bribery Act.

Minimum Wage

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has produced guidance clarifying who should be paid the National Minimum Wage

Spellcheck

Companies House has stopped accepting documents in which the name of the submitting company is spelt incorrectly.

Anyone for Cookies?

New EU regulations require website owners to get “explicit consent” from users for the use of cookies.

Employment Law

References – what should or should not be said about ex-employees?

Agency Worker Regulations

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has now published its guidance on the Agency Worker Regulations.

Insolvency

The number of businesses falling victim to insolvency is again on the rise.

Cohabitation

Many cohabiting couples mistakenly believe that they have the same legal status as married couples.

Retirement

5th April 2011 is the last day for serving notice of compulsory retirement on an employee before the current regime is abolished.

Corporate Manslaughter

The conviction of a company under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 has implications for all business owners.