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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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Latest articles from Irwin Mitchel LLP
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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'Justice delayed is justice denied' - employment tribunals at crisis point

The Law Society has called on the government to take urgent action to clear the backlog of 40,000 existing Employment Tribunals claims to make way

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News in brief: furlough fraud, notice pay, SSP and support bubbles, changes to ‘work from home’ advice and the Job Retention Bonus

According to Personnel Today, the West Midlands Police have arrested a man suspected of defrauding the furlough scheme £495,000. They've removed his

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Coronavirus: how to deal with staff returning from Spain

On Saturday night, the government announced it was removing Spain from the list of countries on its travel corridor scheme. This means that anyone

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Enforcement covenants, a breach too far

In May 2020 the Supreme Court gave its judgment in Duval v 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd 2020 UKSC 18. It is a significant decision for landlords of

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Are antibody tests the key to reassuring staff that it's safe to return to work?

According to research published in Personnel Today, 90 of employees said they would like their employers to offer antibody testing in their

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News in brief - furlough updates, SSP rebates, holiday pay, increase in ET claims and plans to protect domestic abuse survivors.

However, following pressure from Maternity Action, the government has confirmed that anyone who has returned to work after 10 June from maternity

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When can employees who are shielding return to work? Employers questions answered

People on the clinically extremely vulnerable list are more likely to become extremely ill, or to die if they contract Covid. During lockdown, they

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Returning to work: how to deal with staff without childcare

From Saturday 4 July, many businesses - including pubs and restaurants - will be able to open for the first time since the lock-down. Employers are

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Coronavirus: are you considering temperature checks as part of your strategy to get staff back to work?

Last week, non-essential retail businesses were able to reopen to the public and it's now been confirmed other sectors such as hospitality will be

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Are a third of employees asked to commit furlough fraud?

According to research 34 of 2,000 furloughed employees responding to a survey had been asked to work for their employer in breach of the 'non work'

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Travel quarantine rules: employers questions answered

The government has, controversially, imposed quarantine measures for people entering the UK by plane, ferry or train. These rules apply to both UK

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Parents returning to work after maternity leave can be furloughed after 10 June

Yesterday, the government published a short news story which confirmed that parents on statutory maternity and Paternity Leave who return to work

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Employers will not be penalised for making genuine mistakes when claiming furlough payments

According to the FT Advisor, HMRC has said it will take a lenient view of those businesses which make genuine mistakes when submitting furlough claims

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10 June - deadline for furloughing staff for first time

The Chancellor is making changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from Saturday 1 July

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Breaking: details of new furlough scheme

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has announced that the furlough scheme will change from Wednesday 1 July and will end after eight months on 31 October

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Coronavirus: employees will be asked to self isolate for 14 days under track and trace system

The government has launched its 'track and trace system' today as part of its plans to gradually reduce the Lock down. Anyone who develops symptoms

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The practicalities of real estate transactions in the lockdown, a new business as usual

The stay at home measures implemented by the government in response to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) have raised new challenges for property

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HMRC receive nearly 800 reports of organisations defrauding the UK furlough scheme

According to a report in the Guardian newspaper, the government has already received nearly 800 reports of suspected fraud of its coronavirus job

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