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  • Irwin Mitchell are seeking a Paralegal to join one of Yorkshire's top Commercial Litigation teams in Sheffield
  • This is a great opportunity for someone starting their career in Law as you will be responsible for your own caseload
  • You will be required to provide preliminary advice and guidance to clients, as well as preparing letters and documents
  • Candidates should have completed the LPC, a law degree or a postgraduate legal qualification
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover and health cash plan

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The new immigration rules that will apply from 2021 - a guide for businesses

The Home Office has today released details of the proposed new Points-Based Immigration System (“PBS”) that will be introduced when free movement of

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Data protection warning for FCA-authorised firms and insolvency practitioners

On 7 February 2020 the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA"), the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") and the Financial Services Compensation

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HR News in brief - February 2020: proposed changes to equal pay laws, tougher penalties for employers underpaying staff and extra holiday for non smoking staff.

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New Bill seeks to give women the right to know how much their male colleagues are paid

The Fawcett Society has supported a new Bill which, if enacted, will modernise the law on equal pay. The Equal Pay Bill will give women who suspect

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Post Brexit UK immigration - what's changed?

The UK left the EU last week. Our immigration expert Ben Xu explains what that means for employers wishing to recruit or retain EU citizens or those

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New report suggests tougher penalties needed to deter employers from underpaying staff

Research published by the Resolution Foundation indicates that there has been an increase in the number of businesses underpaying the national

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New right for parents to take paid time off to grieve death of a child

From 6 April 2020, parents will be able to take up to two weeks bereavement leave to help them cope with the death of a child. To avoid you having to

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Do you really need to suspend an employee?

The Court of Appeal in H v Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has set out some useful tips for employers considering

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News in brief - snippets of HR news January 2020

A report for the EDSK think tank alleges that employers are abusing their apprenticeship levy funds and that the funding pot generated by the levy is

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Top five employment cases that will affect the education sector in 2020

We have identified the top five employment law cases that will have a big impact on the HR policies and practices of schools and colleges over the

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Top employment cases that will shape 2020

Last year, the NI Court of Appeal in Chief Constable of the Police Service of NI and others v Agnew held that the EAT's analysis of what amounts to a

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Strike ballots: Court of Appeal holds that encouraging staff to complete ballot at work is unlawful

Unions have to follow strict rules when balloting members about industrial action. If they make a mistake, the employer can obtain an injunction to

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Employment law changes 2020: guide for schools and colleges

There are a number of important changes taking place this year that schools and colleges will need to prepare for. We set out those that have a

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Employment law changes 2020: guide for businesses

This is the date by which all applicable organisations must publish their gender pay gap data for the snapshot date of 5 April 2019. The report must

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New Withdrawal Bill contains mechanism to roll back employment rights

The government has today published the Withdrawal Agreement Bill which sets out the terms under which the UK will leave the EU. It includes a section

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Employment update December - news in brief

Snippets of HR law including: 'new' holiday pay calculator, changes to bank holiday May date, ET decision providing protection to workers under TUPE

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Can you use the Tier 2 (Intra-company transfer) visa route for someone who is not an employee of your overseas operations?

The Tier 2 (intra-company transfer) (“ICT “) visa offers a simplified route for international companies to transfer existing staff from their

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Five employment cases that have affected the education sector in 2019

In Brazel v The Harpur Trust, the Court of Appeal ruled that term time only staff on permanent contracts of employment must receive at least 5.6

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News in Brief - November 2019

Many organisations were concerned to learn they weren’t giving term-time staff and permanent zero-hours workers sufficient holiday, following the

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Worried about employee theft? ECHR sets out guidelines on covert surveillance

Employees have some rights to privacy - even when they are at work. If you want to monitor what they are doing, you usually have to inform them

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