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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Budget Statement – No Real Surprises On Pensions

Sarah Phillips

George Osborne delivered his 2013 Budget in a statement yesterday.  There were few changes affecting pensions and, thankfully, no big surprises. 

  • The start of the flat rate state pension has been brought forward a year from 2017 to 2016.

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Mock Employment Tribunal

Jennifer Packham

Burness Paull & Williamsons’ annual Mock Employment Tribunal event took place for the fourth year running on Tuesday 12 March.  The event was a great success with over 110 line managers and HR professionals attending from all over Scotland to watch members of the Employment Team from each of our three offices and a real Employment Tribunal Panel enact an authentic, yet fictional, tribunal hearing from start to finish.

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Out Of Africa

Rachael Gibson

It’s very rare for a solicitor to be given the opportunity to act like a High Court Judge.

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