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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Cross-Border Disputes Post-Brexit


The UK Government recently published a paper setting out its position on cross-border civil judicial cooperation with the EU post-Brexit.
https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Commercial/cross-border-disputes-brexit.html

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New Report Reveals Extent of Minimum Wage Underpayment


A new report from the Low Pay Commission (LPC) has revealed that up to 20% of minimum wage workers may be receiving less than they are legally entitled to.
https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Minimum-wage-underpayment.html

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Millions Plan to Downsize Later in Life


New research from Prudential has revealed that over 3.9 million over-55s plan to downsize to a cheaper property later in life, and convenience is the main motivator for this move, not the releasing of equity.
https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Estate-agency/downsize-later-in-life.html

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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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