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9-March-2016

What is it? The 1st April 2016 sees the introduction of a compulsory National Living Wage. All workers aged 25 and over will be legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour. The National Minimum Wage will still apply for…


28-November-2014

Since writing my last blog, we have heard that the union advising some of the appellants in those cases has decided not to appeal the decision to the Court of Appeal. Couple that with the remaining cases being sent back…


2-April-2014

New Employment Allowance From 6 April 2014 eligible employers can reduce their Class 1 National Insurance Contributions by up to £2,000 each tax year.


18-December-2013

Q: What kind of groom is deemed to accept risk of injury?  A: a self-employed one   The courts deal with a steady trickle of claims by unfortunate riders who have been injured riding someone else’s horse and have sued for…



23-November-2011

Oh dear!  Another two accidental injury cases reported this week, both of interest to the horse world.  One is about a golfer who lost his eye to a stray golf ball hit from an adjacent tee.  He was awarded £400,000…