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Employer guidance on Christmas party conduct
Thursday 22 December 2016

Is the Christmas party over? A very useful and timely piece of guidance has been provided this December by the High Court regarding employers liability for...

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National Minimum Wage Increase
Friday 30 September 2016

Just a reminder that the National Minimum Wage rates increase as from 1 October, with the exception of the National Living Wage which remains the same. The new minimum...

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BAKING CAKES FOR TEENAGE CANCER TRUST
Wednesday 20 April 2016

Day 2 of our cake-a-thon. Brilliant effort by all concerned. Day 1 raised £114 for Teenage Cancer Trust, lets see if we can surpass this today.

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AUTUMN BUDGET STATEMENT
Thursday 26 November 2015

Higher rates of SDLT will be charged on purchases of additional residential properties (above £40,000), such as buy to let properties and second homes, from 1 April 2016....

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BENDLES BIGGEST BAKE OFF
Friday 25 September 2015

This takes place every year to raise moeny for Macmillan Cancer Support. The staff will vote this year for the best contribution, but competition is fierce and that is just...

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BENDLES TEAM RAISES £500 FOR CHARITIES
Friday 25 September 2015

TIGER BOAT CHALLENGE On Saturday 19th September Rebecca Tonkin, Stuart Irving, Jane Fillis and Hayley Wilkinson set sail at Derwentwater Marina to compete in the...

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Lexcel Accreditation
Wednesday 29 July 2015

Bendles are delighted to announce that the firm have been awarded the Lexcel Accreditation. Lexcel is the Law Society's law management quality mark and is developed...

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Free Employment Law Seminar
Thursday 25 June 2015

2015 has seen some of the biggest changes to Employment Law in recent times. In particular the changes to holiday pay, overtime, parental leave and pensions have...

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TUPE, or not TUPE?
Thursday 16 April 2015

All business owners or prospective business owners must consider the role TUPE will play when transferring a business or changing a service provision. Transfer of...

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Minimum Wage changes - October 2015
Thursday 16 April 2015

From October 2015 the national minimum wage will increase. The single hourly rate will raise as follows:  (a) £6.70 for a worker who is aged 21 years or over; (b) £5.30...

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Stamp Duty Land Tax
Wednesday 3 December 2014

From 4 December, SDLT for residential property is charged at different rates depending on the portion of the purchase price that falls within each rate band. There is no...

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Employment law changes taking effect on 1 October
Tuesday 30 September 2014

There are various employment law changes that will take effect on 1 October 2014, including: the annual increase in national minimum wage (NMW). The National Minimum...

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NEW FLEXIBLE WORKING RIGHTS
Thursday 17 July 2014

From 30 June 2014 the right to request flexible working has been extended to all employees as long as they have 26 weeks of continuous service and have not made a flexible...

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Clients successful Disability Discrimination Claim
Tuesday 25 March 2014

Karen Sharpe, 44, who has the neurological condition multiple sclerosis (MS), told the Employment tribunal she was forced to give up the job she loved at Boots Opticians...

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World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
Thursday 26 September 2013

Bendles hosted a cake sale for the "World's Biggest Coffee Morning" in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The standard of baking was once again high with a range of...

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Agricultural Minimum Wage Changes
Wednesday 18 September 2013

October 2013 sees the expiration of the current Agricultural Wages Order. As a result there will be no qualification related pay under the Agricultural Wages Board...

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Minimum Wage Increase
Wednesday 18 September 2013

The National Minimum Wage increases with effect from October are your employment contracts up to date?. Payment of the minimum wage is a legal right and failure to pay the...

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Guess the Mini Mileage - Winner
Wednesday 14 August 2013

Bendles are pleased to announce Mr Williamson as the winner of the "Guess the Mini Mileage" competition from our stand at Dalston Show. Mr Williamson's guess of 47,000...

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Dalston Show
Monday 12 August 2013

The firm's stand at Dalston Show this year proved to be a hit. The show its self boasted a lineup including Displays, Stock Judging, Cumberland Wrestling, Terrier...

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Employment Tribunal Fees Judicial Review
Friday 2 August 2013

UNISON has won a hearing investigating the need for a judicial review into the introduction of employment tribunal fees . Despite losing its original claim last week...

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New Solicitors - Alistair Bell and Rebecca Tonkin
Thursday 1 August 2013

Bendles are pleased to announce that Alistair Bell and Rebecca Tonkin have joined the firm. Alistair joins from a local firm having returned to Cumbria 6 years ago....

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"Don't get Mugged by an Insurer"
Wednesday 24 July 2013

The Law Society has launched a new summer campaign “Don’t get mugged by an Insurer” aimed at the Personal Injury Market. The Law Society said “The key message of the...

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Employment Tribunals Fee Changes
Monday 22 July 2013

Employment Tribunals will now charge fees for all claims presented on or after 29 July 2013 . The fees will be separated into 2 Levels depending on the nature of the...

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