Can ‘cheapness’ be a selection criterion for redundancy?

The answer may well be yes as the recent EAT’s recent decision in HM Land Registry Appellant –v- Mrs S M Benson and Other Respondents UKEAT/0197/11/RN (handed down on 10 February 2012) in respect to age discrimination. The HM Land Registry Read More →

Improved Loan Rate from Yorkshire Bank

Good news for borrowers searching for affordable loans after Yorkshire Bank announced its lowest ever personal loan rate. Unsecured loans between £7,500 and £15,000 are available from 5.9% APR – with the option to borrow for up to seven Read More →

Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) – what are the rules?

This week Samira Ali of SCE Solicitors discusses SMP. I think everyone gets confused about maternity and entitlements. So I thought a quick guide to help everyone understand their rights would be useful. Whether you are an employer or Read More →

The Do’s and Don’ts of providing a childcare scheme

With the squeeze on household incomes continuing, childcare costs can prove a significant part of a working family’s weekly budget. These days, there are very few benefits employers can provide for their employees without triggering an income tax and national insurance Read More →