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CSR Project: Artists in residence

Artists in residence: Firstly, what is CSR? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to RIAA Barker Gillette’s community initiatives which aim to help and assist members of society on a pro bono basis (to you and me that means for free).

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Leases and side letters

Time for a rethink?

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Small suppliers to get info on big companies’ payment performance

New regulations designed to help small businesses get paid on time came into force in April, with a requirement for larger companies to publish information about how long they take to pay suppliers.

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Calculating holiday pay – change on the horizon?

In the UK, many employers calculate holiday pay based on basic salary alone – even if an employee usually receives commission. However, a landmark court case seems set to change this.

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House sellers are facing testing questions

Springtime is traditionally the busiest time for the property market, but with a knotty problem affecting more homes than ever, whether you’re buying or selling, it’s worth doing some horticultural homework before you start.

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How to make money from home: rent a room

In 1992 the government introduced the Rent a Room Relief. This allows individuals to make a tax-free income for renting a furnished room in their residential home.

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Insight

Airbnb + Extra space = additional income

Simple. Or is it?

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What does dismissal for SOSR mean?

“Some other substantial reason”

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Zero-hours contracts: many questions

Businesses are increasingly using non-standard contracts to add more flexibility to their workforce. But, with recent regulations seeking to make sure zero-hours contracts are fair, what do businesses need to look out for?

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Facing up to the social media challenge

Every business using social media should get to grips with publishing law and advertising regulations if they are to avoid reputation-damaging incidents.

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Veronica Hartley and “The Good Life”

How Veronica Hartley combined becoming a partner in an international law firm with motherhood and ‘self-sufficiency madness’

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Publication of Employment Tribunal
Judgments

What does this mean for employers facing a claim in the Employment Tribunal (ET)?

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