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  • Exciting opening for a Paralegal to join our Asbestos Related Disease team in our London office
  • Our team has over 25 years of experience representing victims of asbestos related diseases
  • You should have appropriate legal knowledge and experience to support qualified Case Handlers to progress legal cases
  • Completion of a Law degree and/or Legal Practice Course would be an advantage
  • We have an exciting benefits package incl a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, etc

Irwin Mitchel LLP

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H&M fined 35 million Euros for unlawful employee monitoring

Earlier this month, H&M were fined, an eye watering, 35 million Euros by the Hamburg Data Protection Authority because it had seriously breached the

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New guidance on the Job Support 'open' and 'closed' schemes

Last week, the government announced changes to the Job Support Scheme in a last ditch attempt to stave off the huge wave of redundancies expected

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Data and the social dilemma for businesses

The Social Dilemma, a recent Netflix documentary about the business model and use of consumer data by big tech, is said by critics to be a shocking

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Why did an employment tribunal order an ex employee to pay £432,000 towards his employer's costs?

Unlike most civil courts, Employment Tribunals rarely order the losing side to pay their opponent's costs. Generally, you have to behave

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Right to work checks post Brexit - don't ask about settled status (yet)

It's been nine months since the UK left the EU and our one year 'transition' period ends at 11pm on Thursday 31 December 2020. As that date approaches

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News in brief - fines for breaching self isolation rules, new rules on work social gatherings, Covid testing guidance for employers, streamlining sponsorship licences and changes to criminal records

Following the Government’s change in emphasis, asking people to work from home if they can, it has updated nine of its 14 guides on working safely

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Returning to work: government moves the goalposts again

Last month, the government told the working public that they should return to their workplaces if they were 'covid secure' and suggested, if they

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Business Interruption Insurance: An Unexpected Judgment

On 15 September 2020, the High Court handed down its highly-anticipated judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority's ("FCA") business interruption

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Christmas cancelled - the 'rule of six' limits work social gatherings

This week one of our employer clients asked us whether his company could host its annual social get together. He was particularly keen for it to go

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Coronavirus: FAQ's about self isolation, test and trace and SSP

The UK may be on the cusp of a second coronavirus 'wave'. New results from a population based study suggested the R number for England is now at 1.7

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Coronavirus - testing guidance for employers

The government has today published guidance to help employers understand the regulations and legal obligations that apply if they wish to introduce

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Treasury Committee urge government to extend the furlough scheme to some sectors

The Treasury Committee has published its Second Report on the Economic Impact of Coronavirus. It argues that the furlough scheme, which is due to

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Self isolation - advice for schools and colleges dealing with outbreaks

The Autumn term has only just started and, already, schools and colleges are sending pupils and staff home because they have a cough or other

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New 'Kickstart' Scheme open to employers

The government has announced that the Kickstart Scheme is now open. Employers can apply for a grant to create new six month job placements for

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News in brief: furlough updates, new HR1 form, funds to help disabled people work from home, new guidance on lone working and much more

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that disabled people can obtain financial support to help them to work from home during the

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TPR COVID-19: an update on reporting duties and enforcement activity

Reporting requirements for those running a pension scheme that were paused in response to COVID-19 resumed on 1 July. As a result of the COVID-19

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The possible reform of Pension Tax this autumn

The reform of UK pension tax system is now a cause of perennial speculation each budget. This is not surprising as the total value of contributions

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Face masks in schools and colleges - the new rules

Yesterday, the government changed its advice about wearing face masks in schools and colleges in England. Different rules apply in Scotland, and at

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An unequal crisis - women and disabled people in the firing line for redundancies

The UK is now in the largest recession in history. Unemployment is rising - data covering July showed 730,000 fewer people on payrolls since the

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Overclaimed furlough grants? If you don't own up HMRC could name and shame you

HMRC has published a new compliance factsheet which explains what steps it will take to recover furlough payments that have been wrongly claimed

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