Supporting Male Victims of Domestic Violence


It is generally acknowledged that the majority of domestic violence victims are female, but this is not always the case and there is growing recognition that a significant number of men can also regularly find themselves subjected to violence and abuse at the hands of their partner.
https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Family-law/male-victims-domestic-violence.html

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Employees Penalised for Flexible Working Requests


A new study has revealed that low-paid parents can be penalised at work when they request flexible working.
https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Employees-penalised-for-flexible-working-requests.html

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Out of time to make a claim to the Employment Tribunal? Not necessarily…


Following on from the Supreme Court’s decision that rendered Employment Tribunal fees introduced in 2013 illegal, it appears that many questions still remain unanswered. Not least of all the issue of reinstatement of claims rejected since 2013 where issue fees were payable.
https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Out-of-time-to-make-a-claim-to-the-employment-tribunal-not-necessarily.html

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Employment Tribunal Fees Found to be Unlawful


The UK’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the current system of employment tribunal fees is unlawful and discriminatory.
https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Employment-tribunal-fees-unlawful.html

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Small Companies Locked Out of Public Sector Contracts


A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed that small businesses still face many obstacles when attempting to secure public sector contracts.
https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Commercial/locked-out-public-sector-contracts.html

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Proximity to Premiership Football Grounds Impacts Prices


New research by Bank of Scotland has revealed that average house prices close to Scottish Premiership football grounds have increased by 20% over the last ten years.
https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Estate-agency/proximity-football-grounds-prices.html

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BBC pay gap: why women are paid less


In July 2017 the BBC released information regarding the salaries of all of the stars earning £150,000 or over. The figures showed a 10% gender pay gap between male and female radio presenters, actors and tv hosts, with two thirds of the top 96 earners being male (64 in total). BBC radio 2 breakfast presenter Chris Evans tops the list, earning between £2.2 million and £2.25 million over the last year. However, the highest earning female, Strictly presenter Claudia Winkleman, earned less than half of this amount (falling into the £400,000 – £450,000 bracket). The One Show’s Matt Baker ranked in the £450,000 – £499,999 bracket, while female co-presenter Alex Jones earned a salary of £400,000 – £449,999. Similarly, Casualty star Derek Thompson received between £350,000 and £400,000, whilst his female co-star Amanda Mealing received between £250,000 and £300,000[1]. The gender pay gap present within the salaries of the BBC stars is less than the average national gender pay g
https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Bbc-pay-gap-why-women-are-paid-less.html

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