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Wind power will be a fierce competitor for grid dominance by 2024, report finds

Miles Dearden
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Britain will be one of the world’s first countries to see renewable wind power become a fierce competitor for energy grid dominance – but only if the nation is able to take full advantage of its onshore wind potential, a new report suggests. The...

Personal knowledge of a whistleblowing complaint

Chris Amys
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In whistleblowing claims, workers are protected if they have suffered a detriment when they make a protected disclosure. The crucial question in any whistleblowing case is to decide whether a protected disclosure had a material influence in the...

Suspended sentence for woman who forged Will

William Rowe
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A woman who forged a Will in an attempt to disinherit her two children and stepson has been handed a suspended prison sentence. Following the death of her partner, Kamarah Graham-York had produced a document which apparently left everything to her. She had...

Are companies accurately reporting their gender pay gap?

Chris Amys
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From April 2018, companies with 250 or more employees will be required to publish their gender pay gap. Thousands of companies will be affected and many have already uploaded their data, which you can view online . However, a number of companies, such as a...

Proposed RHI reforms could give "vital boost" to green gas production

Miles Dearden
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New Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations laid before Parliament in recent days could give a “vital boost” to green gas production in the UK, according to the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association. The comments come after...

Woman who received £90 million divorce settlement fighting for larger pay-out at Court of Appeal

Gurdip Brring
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A UK woman who was granted a £90 million divorce settlement when she split from her property tycoon ex-husband is fighting for a larger pay-out at the Court of Appeal. Ms Camilla Versteegh was married to multi-millionaire property magnate Gerard...

Share the joy: parents urged to take up offer of shared parental leave

Sally Morris
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Since the introduction of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) in 2015, the take-up has been dismally low. Official figures suggest that as many as 285,000 couples qualify for SPL every year, but as few as 2 per cent take up the scheme. Experts also suggest that...

Vast majority of UK households support renewable energy, BEIS survey finds

Miles Dearden
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A new report published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) suggests that the number of UK households in support of renewable energy has risen by five per cent year-on-year. BEIS’ latest figures reveal that 79 per cent...

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