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    Renowned for its high-quality partner-led legal advice, Hay & Kilner has been recommended in 19 practice areas in The Legal 500 2017, a clear sign of the quality and breadth of service offered to its loyal client base. Named as a regional heavyweight, the full-service Newcastle based firm is regarded in the highest terms for […]

    The BBC found itself in a media storm last month, following the publication of salaries paid to its highest-earning stars, which revealed that only one-third of its 96 top earners were women, and the top seven were all men. Since then, the staff at the Financial Times have threatened to strike over the paper’s reported […]

    The Supreme Court has today ruled that tribunal fees in employment cases are unlawful. The introduction of fees in 2013 saw a 70% reduction in claims, estimated to be around 200,000 cases. The intention was to reduce the number of unmeritorious claims and to encourage early settlement. However, the Supreme Court has today held that […]

    Gender Pay Reporting The obligation on companies with more than 250 employees to publish key data on the gender pay gap has now come into force. Many employers are finding that their figures show a significant pay gap despite paying male and female employees the same for ‘like for like’ jobs. Employers may wish to […]

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