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A break has renewed Eilish’s drive to run faster than ever

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17 September 2014

Eilish looks back at the challenges she faced in 2014 and considers her next goals – successful winter training in Kenya to improve her time for the World Championships in Beijing next year and the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Change of location – not always a substantial change in employees’ working conditions

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12 September 2014

The EAT confirmed that a change of location is not always a substantial change in working conditions to an employee’s detriment in a recent case regarding London United Busways

Ian Beattie features in CA Magazine

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9 September 2014

This month’s CA Magazine features Ian Beattie discussing his role as Chairman of Scottish Athletics, his experience at the Commonwealth Games and Team Scotland’s success.

Dress code policy for work – new guidance from ACAS

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5 September 2014

Dress codes are utilised by employers for a multitude of reasons, be it to convey a sense of professionalism to clients or for health and safety purposes. ACAS has therefore issued guidance for employers, from an employment law perspective.

Two new solicitors join Lindsays

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3 September 2014

We are pleased to welcome two new solicitors, Lauren Cook to our Rural Services team and Brian Pollock to our Dispute Resolution and Litigation team.

Landlords to share responsibility for checking illegal migrants UK status

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29 August 2014

The Immigration Act 2014 could make landlords legally responsible for checking the immigration status of any new adult tenants. Neglecting to perform the requisite checks could result in a fine of up to £3,000.

Employment Appeal Tribunal reduces employee’s discrimination compensation

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29 August 2014

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) determined that a tribunal had awarded too much compensation to an employee who had been discriminated against on the grounds of her sex. It found that the award of £10,000 was too high and reduced it to £6,600.

Do you need advice on a family matter?

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27 August 2014

Many people find themselves in difficult and distressing family situations. Our fixed fee Preliminary Advice Package offers you the opportunity to solve certain issues you and your family are facing.

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