Kids Company ex-directors facing bans

Business Secretary Greg Clark is to bring proceedings against former directors of the collapsed charity Keeping Kids Company to have them banned from company directorships. The Insolvency Service names former chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh, Alan Yentob and...

Employment tribunal fees unlawful, Supreme Court rules

Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants. The government introduced fees of up to £1,200 in 2013 to reduce the number of malicious and weak cases, but that led to a...

State pension age rise brought forward

Six million men and women will have to wait a year longer than they expected to get their state pension, the government has announced. The rise in the pension age to 68 will now be phased in between 2037 and 2039, rather than from 2044 as was originally proposed....

Well Done Thomas Leech

Congratulations to Thomas Leech, it’s not every day that a client calls into our office to thank our staff for the hard work and commitment that was involved in the recruiting of a member of staff for their business. Well done Thomas, keep up the hard...

‘UK inequality reduced since 2008’

The gap between the richest and poorest households in the UK has narrowed since the recession of 2007-08, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). In its latest report on living standards, the IFS said rising employment and sharp falls in income in the...