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Big data - the latest results are in

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

Big data is generally regarded as data sets that are too large andor complex to manipulate or analyse with standard methods or tools, and require

Dementia guidance for working with or caring for someone with Dementia

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

The BBC's Inside Out programme on 13th October will explore the current provisions for those with Dementia in the UK. Dementia can affect people of

Osborne pledges to cut inheritance tax on pensions

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

This week the Chancellor George Osborne pledged new retirement freedoms which scrap the punitive 55 tax rate on inherited pension funds. The

Proposed abolition of 55 pensions death tax

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced that the Government is to abolish the current 55 pensions death tax. From April 2015, pensioners will

The growth of the UK’s economy is not only bolstered by but intrinsically linked to immigration a recent study suggests.

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

The study, sponsored by the audit, tax and advisory services firm, KPMG, revealed that of the 115 UK firms that took part in a survey, 60 of them

TUPE: like ‘pin the tail on the donkey’? Plus: competition!

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2014

Deciding when a TUPE has occurred is difficult because not only will it be unclear until after whether there was a TUPE but in the real world parts

National minimum wage increases

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 29 2014

The National Minimum wage for increases for employees, workers and apprentices on 1 October 2014. The rate per hour is increasing as follows:

Don’t rely on a “blue pencil” to save a poorly drafted restrictive covenant

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 29 2014

Restrictive covenants are a valuable tool in an employers' armoury when defending its business interests. Get the drafting of the restriction right

References: damned if you do and damned if you don’t?

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 29 2014

Employers are concerned about their liabilities so often refuse to give a reference to avoid any pitfalls but there are the following problems with

New VAT rules for consumer digital services

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 25 2014

On 1 January 2015, new legislation comes into effect for the purposes of charging VAT on "digital services" received by consumers in one EU member