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Length of employment can be a factor in redundancy decisions

A ruling by the Court of Appeal has opened the door to taking the length of time an employee has been working for a firm into account when making decisions about redundancies.

Late payment culture a ‘barrier’ to economic recovery

Problems with late payments and unilateral changes to payment terms and conditions have been described by a business group as one of the main barriers to a return to economic growth.

Pension rules may deter saving

Changes to pensions tax relief for higher earners could be counterproductive, it has been claimed.

Long term savings accounts offer improved rates

Savers might have to be willing to tie their money into long term deals in order to enjoy reasonable returns on their investments.

Changes to the Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme

It has been accepted that the UK has applied certain aspects of the Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme incorrectly.

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