Important new legislation – selling at a customer’s home or workplace
New legislation called The Cancellation of Contracts Made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work etc Regulations 2008 has come into effect from October 2008.
Holding Money as Stakeholder or Trustee
In these financially turbulent times you need to review how you hold your money, particularly with regard to warranty claim pots.
Health and Safety – Reporting Injuries – RIDDOR
There has been a slight change in the requirements for reporting deaths, major injuries/over three day injuries to HSE.
Economy downturn redundancies or is there an alternative
Our Helpline has dealt with many enquiries, as was expected, regarding redundancies.
There are alternatives but firstly it is important to follow rules if a redundancy process is chosen.
Unexpected dependent care
In a recent case (Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Harrison) a mother had to take a day off work when she was unable to make alternative childcare arrangements.
New ACAS Code for Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
It is planned that on 6 April 2009 a new framework for dispute resolution in the workplace will be introduced via the Employment Act 2008.
Health and Safety the dangers of petrol and diesel vapour
As the weather is turning cold, space heaters are being wheeled out. The HSE experience too many accidents involving petrol and diesel vapour explosions.
Penalty for money laundering by motor dealer
A high quality motor dealer recently appealed a decision by HMRC to impose a £5,000 (later reduced to £1,000) penalty for failing to register as a ‘high volume dealer’ (ie someone carrying out cash transactions of 15,000 euros or more).
Increase in compensation limits for Employment Tribunal cases
After 1st February 2009 the following increases apply
Five other top tips to save the hard earned cash
Follow the below tips to ensure you save your money…
Save your cash – be Trading Standards Savvy
‘News on the street’ is that service and repair garages are doing ok, all car sales are down and some are so far down that drastic cuts in labour or closure altogether is a serious possibility. A gloomy picture but the acid test is, are you making more money that you are spending? The important […]
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