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Woman told to work for a more ‘traditional’ firm wins age claim

A woman who was told that she would be better off working for a more traditional firm has won her claim of age discrimination. Carolina Gomes, aged 59, worked as an administrator for an estate agency. In 2015, management became dissatisfied with her work and told her that she needed to cut out mistakes in letters and that she should not focus so much on an old software system that she liked to use. She had a meeting with a […]

£300m investment to tackle challenges of our ageing society

The government has announced it’s providing a £300m fund to help the 10 million Britons alive today who can expect to live to 100 or more.

Three sisters win dispute over their father’s will

 Three sisters have won a dispute with their father’s widow over the validity of his will, which he made shortly before he died.

Overtime ruling in Veolia case could impact all employers

 A group of refuse collectors have won an overtime claim that could have an impact on employers across the UK.

Court awards wife £350,000 plus half husband’s pension

 A husband lost his appeal against a court order awarding his wife a large lump sum and half his pension.

Cancer sufferer awarded £47,000 in discrimination case

 A woman who claimed she was subjected to discrimination and harassment while undergoing treatment for cancer has been awarded more than £47,700 compensation.

The future of laws on IP, trademarks and patents after Brexit

The government has published guidance on the future of intellectual property laws after Britain leaves the European Union.

Move to bring ‘outdated law’ on wills into 21st century

  The law governing the writing of wills needs to be updated to reflect modern understanding of dementia and mental capacity.

Mother wins right to oppose her youngest child being adopted

A mother with a troubled background has won the right to oppose adoption proceedings involving her youngest child.

HMRC sends warning to employers after Rangers tax ruling

HMRC officials are urging employers running employee benefit trusts to come forward following the Supreme Court ruling against the company that formerly owned Rangers Football Club.

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