We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Michelle Connolly to the Mr Finch Team. Michelle will be supporting our CEO Mark Fallon in her role as Personal Assistant and we are delighted to have her on board.
Jamie Carragher has found himself on the front page of the newspapers this week after committing a ‘huge mistake in a moment of madness’ when he reacted badly to a Manchester United fan goading him after the Old Trafford showdown with his old club Liverpool.
An oil-rig supervisor has had his racial harassment claim upheld after he overheard his superior using the ‘n-word’. The supervisor, who is black, made a complaint to his employer after he overheard his Manager say “All I have done is work like a f***ing n*****.”
In an important decision that strengthens the hand of employers facing hard times, the High Court has ruled that a financial services company had legitimate business reasons for placing a highly-paid bond trader on garden leave.
Unsolicited marketing messages are a modern scourge that causes upset to millions. However, in a case that showed that the authorities are far from powerless to deal with such abuses, a claims management company that sent more than 2.2 million texts received fines totalling £130,000.
The distinction between taxable remuneration arising from employment and tax-free compensation for the surrender of employment rights is a crucial one but has proved perennially tricky. In a test case of critical importance to professional sports clubs and their players, a tribunal ruled that termination payments made to two Premier League footballers fell on the tax-exempt side of the line.
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