Monthly Archives: October 2017

Start Up Loans Programme Beneficial for New Businesses

The Start Up Loans programme has had a positive impact on business start-up rates in the UK, according to a new, independent review.https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Commercial/start-up-loans-programme.html Advertisements

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Many Mothers in Care Proceedings were in Care Themselves

Many women who have had more than one of their children placed in public care or adoption on child protection grounds spent time in the care system themselves as children, new research has found.https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Family-law/mothers-care-proceedings-in-care.html

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EU Makes Slow Progress in Gender Equality

A newly published report has revealed that the EU is making progress in the area of gender equality, but this progress is very slow.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Slow-progress-gender-equality.html

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Mental Health in the Workplace

10th October 2017 was marked by World Mental Health Day and this years’ theme was mental health in the workplace.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Mental-health-in-the-workplace.html

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The Right to Privacy at Work

It is typically accepted that an employer has the right to monitor an employee’s actions during work hours and their use of work equipment, including internet, phone, email, and social network activities.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/The-right-to-privacy-at-work.html

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Compensation for Injury to Feelings

Following a joint consultation issued by the President of the Employment Tribunal (England & Wales) and (Scotland), new Guidance has been issued regarding the compensation that the Tribunal can award for ‘injury to feelings,’ otherwise known as ‘Vento’ Bands.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Compensation-for-injury-to-feelings.html

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Calls for Changes to LBTT Rates to Boost Housing Activity

Trade body Homes for Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to take action to tackle a lack of activity at the higher end of the housing ladder.https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Estate-agency/changes-lbtt-rates-boost-activity.html

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