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Legal News

March 2008

- 9 news articles

Govt helps people in legal jobs understand law changes


The government is to distribute more than 20,000 leaflets to help accountants and solicitors understand new law changes.The Companies Act 2006 is being phased in over three years with the next range ...

Public sector gets a health check


A new initiative has been launched to help public sector employers monitor their hiring and retention, has reported.The HR Health Check is designed to help government departments, local ...

Workers want bosses to go green


British workers want their employers to do more to fight climate change, according to a new report.The British Safety Council's (BSC) 'Safe and Sound?' survey has revealed two out of three employees ...

Employers need 'balanced' attitude to older workers


Employers need to take a balanced attitude towards older employees and not favour them over their younger colleagues.The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) said that age ...

Employers face new ICE laws


From April companies will need to follow the latest phase of the Information and Consultation of Employees (ICE) Regulations, 2004.Initially established for companies with more than 150 employers, ...

Financial product fraud rises


Financial product fraud has increased because of the lack of face-to-face meetings with customers, the fraud prevention service has claimed.The Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (Cifas) has ...

Top employers revealed


Graduates' most popular employers have been revealed in the Graduate Recruitment Review Law Edition, 2008.Based on a poll of students interested in a career in law, market research company Trendance, ...

Lawyers in the dock


The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is investigating up to 60 lawyers for fraudulent practice, Bloomberg has reportedThe scale of the problem was confirmed by the Association of Chief Police ...

Balbir Singh retains his title


Balbir Singh, head of Equity Chambers is the highest paid legal aid criminal barrister for two years running, latest figures have shown.He topped the list of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and ...