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Japanese Knotweed, the plant introduced into the country in the 19th century to brighten up gardens, riverbanks and train tracks is now considered such a nuisance and so damaging to property that it is covered under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014!
Employers stand to save millions of pounds following a change of legislation to wage arrears claims that came into effect on July 1st.
 
On 15 April this year the Town and County Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 “GPDO 2015” came in to force.
A director’s duty of confidentiality might not protect your business as much as you may think, even when included in a contract of employment, and implied contract terms will not necessarily stand up in a civil court action.
Websites are a vital business tool, but how do you protect your online brand from unscrupulous cyber squatters, looking to make money?
From June 1, SMEs employing fewer than 30 staff must be ready to comply with auto-enrolment pension regulations or risk fines of at least £400.
According to research, 40 per cent of UK companies are not ready for the system of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) which comes into effect on 5th April this year.
Land Registry has introduced another measure to guard against property fraud by increasing the number of properties that can be included in its Property Alert service from three to ten.
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) announced that it has amended its planning practice guidance on noise. The amendments have been done to protect existing businesses when new residential developments are built nearby. P...
hlw Keeble Hawson invites you to an HR workshop covering the new shared parental leave legislation and how it will impact on your business alongside  an update on the key employment law changes for 2015.
A new Care Act coming into force in April, which brings in far reaching changes to social care, should enable individuals to have a greater say in how their needs will be met.
A recent ruling by the European Court of Justice has found that in certain circumstances, obesity could constitute a disability and may afford a person protection under disability legislation.