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Father and Baby
21st October 2014

UK employers unprepared for the impact of shared parental leave

Evidence suggests take-up of shared maternity leave could rise sharply. Employers need to prepare for a rapid increase in the number of couples using new Shared Parental Leave legislation, according to employment law experts at HBJ Gateley. New laws come into effect across Britain in December which give new rights for working couples to share maternity leave and allow for more flexible working practices.

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17th October 2014

EU obesity ruling will mean extra furniture bills for firms

Companies could soon be faced with having to buy specialist office furniture for overweight members of staff if a European court case rules that obesity-related problems qualify as a disability issue. It is often said that an organisation’s greatest asset is its workforce. With business plans being put into action across the country, expectations are high that the growth potential will finally be realised.

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Nottingham office move
17th October 2014

Gateley commits to city centre with office relocation

The Nottingham office of top 50 law firm, Gateley, has demonstrated its continued commitment to remaining within the heart of the city's business community by moving on a long-term lease to centrally located Park View House.

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hand shaking
16th October 2014

Distressed Debt – The Basics

Distressed debt can be an attractive acquisition for the right investor and with the volume of distressed debt deals increasing and a secondary market for distressed debt emerging, it's a topical subject. This article covers the basics of distressed debt

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Willy Ballmann
10th October 2014

Yorkshire shows strong recovery compared to rest of UK

The region is performing well across most sectors according to the latest research by R3, the insolvency trade body.

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