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Posted on: 30/10/2012

A new decision from the Supreme Court which will extend the time in which workers will have to bring equal pay claims from six months to six years will, it is expected, open the way for thousands more claims to be brought in other a

Posted on: 23/10/2012


A leading human rights lawyer suggests that sexual harassment and the objectification of women are still common features in many of the country’s top professions.

Posted on: 22/10/2012

A report is warning that many patients, who resort to “quick fix” methods of achieving weight loss such as gastric bands, are not receiving the proper care and attention they need.

Posted on: 16/10/2012

Council leaders have added their names to those opposing new planning proposals which would make it easier for homeowners to build conservatories and extensions.

Posted on: 16/10/2012

New coalition proposals will mean that parents will soon be able to share maternity leave and pay.

Posted on: 08/10/2012

The Association of British Insurers is proposing a series of measures which it wants introduced to try and cut down on the number of road accidents involving young drivers.

Posted on: 02/10/2012

A new report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research, says that as many as a fifth of house sales would not have gone through without the buyers receiving some financial help from their parents.

Posted on: 28/09/2012


A new survey has shown the level of ignorance that people intending to get divorced have for non-court options.

Posted on: 27/09/2012

The Care Quality Commission has taken urgent action against a Yorkshire hospital after it emerged that patients had been kept on a day ward for long periods of time without adequate catering and washing facilities.

Posted on: 27/09/2012

The Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has suggested that plans could be adopted which would see parents and grandparents use part of their pension to help their children get onto the housing ladder.