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Protecting Your Business

Frettens’ Commercial Team guides businesses from a start-up right through to decisions about selling and assist with many things in between. All business owners realise that, on some level, that it is vital to protect their business, and most...

Whistleblowing

Beatt v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust The Court of Appeal has held that where the making of a disclosure is the principal reason for a dismissal, the decision-taker's belief about whether the disclosure is protected is not relevant. The...

News - British employment reaches record high

The level of people in employment in the UK reached a new record high in the first quarter of the year, as unemployment hit its lowest since 1975. Unemployment in the UK fell to 4.6% in the first quarter, according to the Office for National Statistics...

My mother left a will. Do I need probate?

If your mother has written a will, would you have to seek probate to authenticate the will when the time comes that she passes away? Often people assume that, once a will is written and signed, they will not need probate. Lee Young , a solicitor and Head of...

Discrimination: Adjustments for Candidate with Asperger's Syndrome

The Government Legal Service v Brookes The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held in this case that a job applicant with Asperger's Syndrome was discriminated against by being required to sit a psychometric test. The Government Legal Service (GLS) was...

Challenges Facing Young Entrepreneurs

With research showing that the average age of entrepreneurs is declining, there are many issues and challenges faced by entrepreneurs aged under 18 that minors should be aware of. Starting a business at any age can be challenging. Coming up with a good idea...
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