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Stephen Poyner
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    • Partner, Head of Employment, Notary Public
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Employment Tribunal Charges unlawful

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Stephen Poyner, Partner and Head of Employment Law comments on the Supreme Court ruling that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful "This Morning's decision by the Supreme Court came as a surprise to many HR lawyers and professionals. The Court...

Ready, Levy, Go

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Practical advice to employers ahead of the Apprenticeship Levy FDR Law is helping businesses across the North West prepare for the impending Apprenticeship Levy which is coming into force on 1 st April. The new levy affects all companies with a...

FDR Law Legal Clinic - Difficult Employee

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Q: One of our employees seems to always be at the centre of issues with their colleagues. What can we do? A: Providing that you act fairly and impartially then an Employer is entitled to treat such action as potential misconduct. However, it is...

FDR Law Legal Clinic - Why use a Notary?

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FDR Law Legal Clinic Legal advice from Stephen Poyner, Notary Public based at our offices in Warrington Q: What is a Notary and why might I need one? A: A Notary or a Notary Public is a qualified lawyer who provides a legal service for businesses or...

Legislation Deadline Looms for UK Landlords

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October 1st deadline for Section 21 changes to Assured Shorthold Tenancies UK landlords have just over a week to address important changes that will alter tenants' protection from eviction under Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST). From 1 October 2015...

FDR Law Legal Clinic - Shared Parental Leave

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Legal advice from Stephen Poyner, FDR Law partner, head of commercial litigation and employment department, based at Bold Street, Warrington. New parents to get more flexible maternity and paternity leave Q: My wife is expecting our first...