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What can self-employed women in the city learn from Lorraine Kelly?

HMRC suffered a set-back in March as TV host Lorraine Kelly successfully appealed against its decision to recover £1.2million of unpaid PAYE and NIC deductions against fees paid to her through her personal services company Albatel for the services she had provided to ITV for her Lorraine and Daybreak shows. HMRC had considered that IR35...
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Nominations now open for the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2019. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UK Diversity Legal Awards. The awards remain the only industry awards which focus solely on recognising, promoting and celebrating outstanding achievement in equality, diversity and inclusion across the legal profession. The awards are open to law...
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Do ethical vegans have the same legal protection as religious people? Should they?

There is no doubt that there has been a rise in veganism in the past few years that shows no signs of slowing. Over half a million people in Britain now follow a vegan diet, with many also abstaining from consuming any animal products and items tested on animals. The movement appears to be driven...
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How to deal with sexual harassment at work

By Stephanie Rowe Sexual harassment in the workplace is sadly still commonplace. Many suffer in silence, too ashamed or afraid to speak out against it. Read this article for practical advice and learn how to put a stop to sexual harassment for good. Overview Many of us still imagine sexual harassment to be something from...
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Are you struggling with an untouchable boss and a Ted Baker culture?

“I started Organise because I didn’t see anywhere for people who spot problems at work to proactively fix them,” says Nat Whalley, Executive Director of Organise, the site which launched the petition against “forced hugs” and “ear kissing” at Ted Baker. This has since resulted in founder Ray Kelvin taking a leave of absence, and...
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What action can you take if you’re not being treated equally at work?

Article provided by Claire Kitchen, partner, Hodge Jones & Allen We all know that the law decrees that employers give equal treatment in the terms and conditions of their employment contract where they do the same job. Unbelievably in the current political climate, this sometimes is not obeyed by unscrupulous employers. What if this happens...
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Reignite Academy

For lawyers ready to reclaim their career

The Reignite Academy provides opportunities for experienced lawyers to return to the profession after a career hiatus, through a six month paid programme of training and work experience. The Academy is a unique collaboration between Inclusivity, She’s Back, and the XX Advantage and has six founding Law Firms committed to providing opportunities to enable you...
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Inspirational Woman: Kathryn Riley | Managing Director, Douglas Scott

Kathryn Riley is the founder and managing director of Douglas Scott. They are an award winning legal recruitment business with expertise spanning the legal profession in its entirety. Within the business, they have teams dedicated to private practice, in-house, partner moves, locum, newly qualified recruitment and professional support. Kathryn founded the business in 2004 after...
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