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Unlock your global potential by localising
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With a change coming in the way the UK trades, many leading organisations such as the Institute of Export & International Trade recommend localising your business content so that your website,...
Emma Plested
ITI Western Regional Group
Posted on: 2nd November 2017
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Decision Overturned on Employer Monitoring Employee's Private Messages
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The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the 'ECHR') has reversed its earlier decision in the case of Barbulescu v Romania, concluding that the employer's monitoring of the employee's...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 27th October 2017
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National Living Wage - Could You Be Underpaying Your Workers?
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You may be aware of recent high profile cases involving retailers such as John Lewis, Argos and Tesco in which the payment of the national living wage (NLW) has been questioned. The national living...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 3rd October 2017
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Redundancy and the Dismissal of Pregnant Workers - What Are the Rules?
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Employees on maternity leave benefit from special protections when it comes to redundancy. A recent Spanish case highlights how the UK protections operate and raises the possibility of future change...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 26th September 2017
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