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Being The Best Or The Cheapest Is No Longer What It Takes According To PayPal

PayPal has warned its external legal advisers that work may be lost if they fail to make progress on the issue of diversity in the workplace, reports Legal Weekly.  This communication arose on the back of PayPal’s diversity review led by its Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer, Louise Pentland a champion of workplace diversity….

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan Issues £2.5m VW Congestion Charge Call

A BBC article released today states that London Mayor Sadiq Khan has claimed VW should pay £2.5m for missed congestion charge payments. Julian Ireland, a Dispute Resolution solicitor at leading regional award winning law firm Pictons explains his verdict so far: The fall out from the VW emissions scandal does not appear to be going away….

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Lasting Power of Attorney: Safeguarding your Future

When you are an active young and healthy adult making your way in life both professionally and personally, you are more likely to be planning your next night out or holiday than thinking about the future. But what would happen if you had an accident or an incapacitating illness or condition which negatively affects your…

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Whiplash Plans To ‘Cut Car Insurance Premiums By £40’

A latest BBC new story highlighting new whiplash plans has led Deborah Saini, a Personal Injury specialist at leading regional award winning law firm Pictons to comment:- Whilst factually whiplash figures are on the increase, more than likely because there are now many more vehicles on our roads than ever before, I am not sure…

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Martin Is Raising Funds For Movember, The Most Fan’tash’tic Charity,

Dashing, daring or just plain daft, whatever you think of your male friends and loved ones growing a ‘tash’ for Movember just remember it’s for a very important cause that focuses on men’s health throughout the world. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Mo Bro or a Mo Sista, Movember is for everyone. Martin Boniface, a…

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Celebrated UK Comedian Visits Milton Keynes In Aid Of MK Storehouse

Bob Mills, celebrated as one of the UK’s funniest comedians and legendary star of TalkSport Radio and ITV’s ‘Win, Lose or Draw’ and featured on ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ and ‘They Think It’s All Over’ is to be performing a one-off stand up evening in the city, as part…

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Is The Honeymoon Over for Uber and the ‘Gig Economy’?

Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in the number of individuals choosing to work on a self-employed basis via the so called ‘gig economy’. The rise in the numbers of self-employed has been explained as being due to many individuals craving more control over their working week and wanting an…

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Don’t Use Mobile Phones While Driving Say Pictons

The fact that it’s illegal to use a mobile phone whilst driving doesn’t seem to have deterred a lot of irresponsible drivers from texting or conversing while they are at the wheel of a moving vehicle. Several tragic cases have recently been in the media whereby drivers have killed or maimed victims through their selfish…

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