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How to Work With a Public Adjuster

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 Kamil Jain (May 03, 2016)  A homeowner’s insurance adjuster does the work of investigating damage to a policy holder’s property as well as assessing liability based on the terms of the insurance policy they are holding. The private insurance adjuster could be an employee of an insurance agency working as an independent or staff adjuster or be hired by the policyholder himself and working as a Texas .. (Regulatory Compliance)

How To Become Qualifed Forensic Investigator: Job Description

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 Brian Harry (August 08, 2012)  Do you love to watch CSI or NCIS? Would you like to become one famous forensic investigator? One of the most challenging tasks which includes brilliance in understanding and analyzing evidences that are gathered in the scene of the crime. This is not an easy job this is the very reason why you need to make sure that you have the best information on the job description of this work. .. (Regulatory Compliance)

How a Houston Injury Lawyer Help To Know Your Rights

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 Alejandro Padua (August 04, 2012)  Injuries only serve to increase agony as well taking up vital work hours and money that is being spent on medical bills. These injuries can emanate from various sources and places such as home, in the work place or any place that an individual can take responsibility for harm and hurt caused to other people. Such Injuries are also variable and already many of them have been defined by .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Why One Should Engage Commercial Real Estate Lawyer in Estate Deals

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 Alejandro Padua (July 16, 2012)  Lawyers usually play a very important role in broking real estate deals. By employing the services of a lawyer in your transactions, you will realize that your clients trust you more. Furthermore you will save time by letting your lawyer to handle all the transactions on your behalf. In addition to these, a commercial real estate attorney will come in handy in various stages of .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Why Businesses needs Business Attorney Services

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 Alejandro Padua (July 13, 2012)  The business world has great rewards in terms of profits and growth to those that have the hearts to venture. Yet at the same time there are also potential pitfalls that can easily slow down the momentum of doing business or even lead to total collapse. This can particularly be devastating especially if entrepreneurs are caught unawares without any legal backing. Some of these pitfalls .. (Regulatory Compliance)

How a Houston Business Law Attorney Can Help to Business Entity

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 Alejandro Padua (May 02, 2012)  Businesses operate and grow in an environment which is defined by ever changing and complex regulations related to business activities and taxes. The proper management of business regulations and tax issues are two of the most important aspects that ensure business continuity. As a business, you should not forget that these are sometimes very thorny problems which are better to be .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Houston Business Law Attorney and Business Disputes

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 Alejandro Padua (April 17, 2012)  A business is involved daily in various types of activities which may or may not end as expected. There are numerous situations which may lead to disputes between a business organization and its partners. A business dispute may have a great financial impact upon a company if it is taken too lightly. No business dispute should be handled without the assistance of a Houston business law .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Why there is a need of Houston Attorney Assistance in Businesses

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 Alejandro Padua (April 15, 2012)  A business is exposed to legal problems which may develop unexpectedly every day with each activity they perform. A business involves a huge number of responsibilities, commitments and rights. The legal environment is a maze of specific terms and hidden clauses that most business representatives are not familiar with. Given the fact that any business decision can affect not only .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Few Reasons behind Hiring Houston Law Firm

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 Alejandro Padua (March 26, 2012)  Houston is a great place to live but, just like anywhere else in the world, unfortunate things happen and you may need to hire a Houston law firm or a Houston attorney. Naturally, there is a debate between those who consider hiring a lawyer a waste of money and those who understand the benefits of hiring an attorney. Generally, those who do not see the importance of an attorney have no .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Filters To Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston

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 Alejandro Padua (March 22, 2012)  Hiring a personal injury attorney Houston can be a challenge. A quick search on the Internet will reveal thousands of results and that can make you even more confused. So what can you do to narrow down your search and identify the right Houston injury attorney for your needs? There are certain filters you can use and make everything simpler and here are some of the most efficient ones. . (Regulatory Compliance)

Indian Passport Changing Rules & Conditions

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 Uday Patel (March 04, 2012)  As per the rule Indians holding foreign citizenship and passport have to surrender their Indian passport with immediate effect. This rule was inducted by the Ministry of External Affairs in May 2010. The fee charged for surrender of Indian passport after acquiring foreign citizenship on or before May 31 2010. The rule has been brought about post 9/11 by many countries in order to .. (Regulatory Compliance)

The Role of Regional Centers in the EB5 Investment Visa Program

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 Alejandro Padua (February 20, 2012)  In a multitude of cases, the success of requesting an EB5 investment visa resides in the selection of the regional center. Regional centers are practically the very foundation of the EB 5 concept and, based on the success of the investment, the foreign investor may or may not attain naturalization. And that is the reason why there are so many questions related to regional centers which .. (Regulatory Compliance)

How to Select the Right Regional Center to Obtain EB5 investor visa

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 Alejandro Padua (February 07, 2012)  The EB5 investor visa program has aroused the interest of many individuals who wanted to obtain a green card for the United States and whose only advantage was money. Despite the mutual benefits of the program, the maze of paperwork and the complexity of the eligibility requirements require the professional assistance of an EB5 lawyer. The EB5 lawyer has mainly two tasks related to the . (Regulatory Compliance)

Surrender Indian Passport on acquisition of foreign passport

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 Uday Patel (December 21, 2011)  On acquiring a foreign citizenship, Indian passport holders are supposed to surrender their passports to Indian Embassy or Consulates as per the jurisdiction. After surrendering their passports they shall be issued surrender certificates or renunciation certificates, and their passport will be returned to them after being cancelled. As Indian Citizenship Act does not permit dual .. (Regulatory Compliance)

What is Witness Immunity in Relation to Professional Negligence

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 Lee Price (December 19, 2011)  Witness Immunity is the privilege exorcised by a witness that protects them from any from of civil proceeding in respect to evidence given by them during legal proceedings. Additionally the immunity covers things said or done in the course of preparing evidence for such proceedings. The reasoning behind this is rooted in public policy; witnesses should not be deterred from giving .. (Regulatory Compliance)

DDA Requirements for Disabled Parking Bays

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 Joel Tarplin (December 19, 2011)  With two million registered disabled drivers currently on the roads in the UK, an effective disabled parking provision is essential. Whilst the majority of organisations offer designated parking at their premises, these spaces can still be used by other drivers, who will often look to park in the most convenient location without considering the impact of occupying these specialist .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Obtain SQF Certification And Let Your Clients Know Your Food Products Are Quality

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 Brad Roberts (May 07, 2011)  A new program that is being forced inside the food safety market is the SQF Program. The SQF Program is a certification system that deals only with complete food safety and top quality management. This program could possibly be applied to at all of the various levels of the food supply chain. The SQF certification system was created particularly for the food sector. Using the .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Code Of Practice For Design, Construction And Loading Of Farm Buildings

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 Jenny Pilley (May 04, 2010)  When constructing any type of building it is essential that architects and builders follow strict codes of practice to ensure optimum safety and structural soundness. The same principles apply when constructing farm buildings. When commissioning a company to construct any agricultural building it is important to find a specialist that follows the BS 5502 code of practice. This not only .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Google Scholar: Legal Research for Both Lawyers and Non-Lawyers

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 Sandeep Gupta (December 15, 2009)  By: Todd Spodek, Esq. : Google has recently launched Google Scholar, which is an amazing free resource for both lawyers and non-lawyers to research the law. Everyone can now read the full legal opinions of U. S. State, Federal and Appellate cases. These cases can be searched by the case name, or topic. Further, one can now easily see how a legal opinion has influenced other Judges by .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Family lawyer- Taking Care of your Family Issues:

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 Sandeep Gupta (December 02, 2009)  A Personal Family Lawyer is a trusted advisor who helps you to make the very best personal, financial, legal and business decisions for your family throughout your lifetime and is there to guide your loved ones when you can't be. When people face the terrible stresses of a family law conflict, they need to know that their lawyer is not only professional and experienced, but also .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Workplace Safety With Solvents

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 Andy Clark (December 15, 2008)  Solvents are liquids and gases that can dissolve another liquid, gas or solid to make a solution. Industrial solvents are often mixtures of several different substances and, for safety reasons, it is important to understand their properties. Solvents have an enormous variety of uses in a great number of industries, from engineering to the manufacture of products ranging from shoes to .. (Regulatory Compliance)

What is the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System?

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 Steven Sheasby (December 09, 2008)  For those of you located in states that have already transitioned onto the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS), you are probably already intimately familiar with the new NMLS.   However, if you are not licensed in one of the 23 states that have transitioned or are in the process of transitioning on to the NMLS, you may be asking yourself, “What exactly is the Nationwide .. (Regulatory Compliance)

The New Country of Origin Labeling Law - COOL - And How it Will Be Applied

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 R. Sebastian Gibson (October 19, 2008)  It doesn't matter where you live in California, whether it is in farming or agricultural areas such as the Coachella Valley, or cities such as San Diego, CA, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Orange County, Anaheim, Irvine, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Yorba Linda, Fullerton, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, San Bernardino, Temecula, . (Regulatory Compliance)

The Risks of Serving Alcohol to a Minor in a California Hotel Or Restaurant

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 R. Sebastian Gibson (October 19, 2008)  Every restaurant and hotel in California is warned repeatedly by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Department (still known by many as the ABC Board) in California, by food and wine attorneys, and by hotel and restaurant lawyers how dangerous it is to their reputation, income and liability to serve alcohol or liquor to a minor. The knowledge of this danger has recently been enforced in the .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Political Election Campaign Finance Contribution Limits in the 2008 Presidential Election

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 R. Sebastian Gibson (October 19, 2008)  As the 2008 Presidential Election becomes even more important with the current financial meltdown, individuals and candidates from cities such as Rancho Santa Fe, California, Del Mar, CA, Carlsbad and La Jolla in San Diego to cities such as San Clemente, Laguna Beach, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Anaheim, and Irvine in Orange County, from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara to Ventura .. (Regulatory Compliance)

The CBS Janet Jackson Super Bowl Halftime Wardrobe Malfunction Fine - An FCC Brain Malfunction

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 R. Sebastian Gibson (October 18, 2008)  In 2004 as people watched the Super Bowl in towns across America, in San Diego, California, in Orange County, CA, in Los Angeles, La Jolla, Hollywood, Del Mar, Pacific Beach, Carlsbad, Malibu, Oceanside, San Marcos, Vista and Escondido or the cities of Huntington Beach, Westminster, Buena Park, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Newport Beach, Corona del Mar, Laguna Beach, and .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Air Consultant, Quality Work and Environmental Responsibility

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 Barry Lough (October 16, 2008)  What is an air quality consultant?  Such a professional is one that helps manufacturing and production firms when they have air emissions problems.  Both with regulatory requirements and compliance with those requirements.   What kinds of professionals work in this industry?  Atmospheric scientists, meteorologists, engineers and oodles of administration folks.   And what do these .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Anti Money Laundering And Ongoing Customer Due Diligence

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 Kerry Grass (October 01, 2008)  Anti-money laundering legal framework is increasingly becoming principles based, rather than prescriptive. Principles based legislation provides broad obligations that must be met, but leaves the methods of meeting those obligations up to the individual. This is known as the Risk Based Approach. This approach is based on the assumption that businesses are best placed to know their .. (Regulatory Compliance)

What is Hazardous Cargo?

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 Joseph Devine (September 18, 2008)  Every day of the week, year-round, thousands of large trucks like 18-wheelers transport millions of pounds of stuff across the country. They ensure that people receive mail and that fruits and vegetables reach the grocery stores where so many people get their food. Something else they transport is hazardous cargo. Hazardous cargo is any cargo made of a hazardous material. A hazardous .. (Regulatory Compliance)

The Language Barrier and Trucking

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 Suzanne Roquemore (September 02, 2008)  There is no official language in the United States. But, for truckers, understanding the English language is a requirement. Some states do allow parts of the commercial driver's license examination to be taken in a language other than English, but all applicants for a commercial driver's license are required to be able to communicate in English. Period. With all the talk about Mexican .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Typical Example of a Health And Safety Workplace Regulation

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 Christopher Paul Jones (August 23, 2008)  Employers have a general duty under section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of their employees at work. Section 4 of the Act states that people in control of non-domestic properties have a duty towards people who are not employees but use their premises. The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) . (Regulatory Compliance)

Occupational Asbestos Risk - Mesothelioma Concerns

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 Pieter Pepler (August 23, 2008)  What is occupational asbestos risk? Does the Silent Killer stalk your work place? The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations (CAWR) requires asbestos risk to be identified and assessed. Employers have the explicit duty to protect employees from asbestos risk and to manage the safety of their premises. The new H. S. E. Regulations, requires the employer, property owner or manager to .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Drive Time Laws For Truckers

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 Joseph Devine (August 19, 2008)  To help protect other motorists as well as commercial drivers themselves, there are strict laws in place that regulate how long a trucker can drive in a given time period.  Three laws stipulate run (drive) time, and each supersedes the next. History of the Laws Trucker run time legislation has been pushed through mainly by an organization called P. A. T. T. (Parents Against Tired .. (Regulatory Compliance)

August 2008 Mortgage Licensing Update

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 Steven Sheasby (August 11, 2008)  With the federal government passing the Housing and Economic Recovery Act on July 31, 2008, we can expect to see a lot more laws passed by the states. The Housing and Recovery Act contained the S. A. F. E. Mortgage Licensing Act. That portion of the bill requires the states to put in place a Loan Originator Licensing Scheme that requires loan originators to pass an education course, .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Competition Law in India - Lacunae, Complaint and Procedure

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 Rakesh J Saxena (August 07, 2008)  Introduction In common parlance, competition in the market means sellers striving independently for buyers’ patronage to maximize profit (or other business objectives). A buyer prefers to buy a product at a price that maximizes his benefits whereas the seller prefers to sell the product at a price that maximizes his profit. Competition makes enterprises more efficient and offers .. (Regulatory Compliance)

REACH Regulations and Its Impact on Indian Pharmaceutical Market

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 Kuldeep D Karnik (August 04, 2008)  European Union has opted for the acceptance of REACH regulations on 1st June, 2007. REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical. The regulation is adopted for streamlining and improving the former legislative framework on chemicals of the European Union. The regulations has put the Burden of Proof" on the industry to manage the risks that .. (Regulatory Compliance)

What Laws Are in Place to Protect Me Against Telemarketers?

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 Dwayne Eisen (July 30, 2008)  There are many regulations that have been applied to telemarketers that can help you protect your phone privacy, and stop unwanted calls. Most of these laws were put into place when the Telephone Consumer Protection Act was established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1991. Some of the laws that apply to telemarketers are as follows. Telemarketing firms. . . - Can .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Investigating Chiropractic Fraud

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 Daniel J Osborne (July 25, 2008)  Health care fraud comes in many forms and unfortunately is not limited to any one health care discipline. Chiropractic is not immune from their members engaging in fraudulent activity that violates the laws and rules governing health care. With more than twenty years of experience, including investigating chiropractic fraud and assisting chiropractors on employing compliance programs, I . (Regulatory Compliance)

July 2008 Mortgage Licensing Update

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 Steven Sheasby (July 18, 2008)  States are finally starting to finish off their attempts to legislate the housing problem. There are still many proposed foreclosure rescue plans in the state and federal legislatures, but most state licensing bills have been either passed or voted against. There is still some talk of a federal licensing requirement for mortgage companies if the state has not complied with the federal .. (Regulatory Compliance)

What the Proposed Changes to the UK Equality Law Mean to You

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 Iain Mackintosh (July 18, 2008)  Last week, Harriet Harman announced new equality laws to tackle widespread discrimination. Under these new plans, age discrimination would be removed from all aspects of society, and further changes would be made to prevent workplaces from discriminating against minorities. There is also room for ‘positive action’ that allows business to hire women or minorities without fear . (Regulatory Compliance)

Private Placement in Securities Regulation D Defined For Your Understanding

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 Gary K Landry (July 15, 2008)  The purpose of this article is to have Private Placement in Securities Regulation D Defined so that you can understand it. Security law can be very complicated for anyone who is not a lawyer, so getting Private Placement in Securities Regulation D Defined in easy terms will help you understand how regulation D applies to you and your sale of equity. Private Placement in Securities .. (Regulatory Compliance)

When it Comes to EDiscovery, EMail Management is Key

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 Kirill Bensonoff (July 01, 2008)  It is not unlikely that one day your company will be a party in a law suit. In the digital age, this means scrambling to compile records in a broad variety of forms-e-mail, instant-messaging traffic, Microsoft Office files, accounting databases, CAD/CAM files, Web sites, sound and video recordings, and more-all to be used in the discovery phase of the legal process. You'll be asked to .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Federal Firearms Licenses--Definitions of the Various FFL and SOT License Types

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 John R Thompson (June 03, 2008)  Ever since the gun control act of 1968 was passed, the manufacture and sale of firearms is only possible by those in possession of a Federal Firearms License, (FFL). In order to obtain one of these licenses, an application must be filed with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This form is known as ATF form 7, and can cover a number of different types of licenses. .. (Regulatory Compliance)

June 2008 Mortgage Licensing Update

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 Steven Sheasby (June 02, 2008)  The activity in the states continues to rise. Numerous states are considering legislation to curb the foreclosure crisis. Nothing of course can stop it at this point, but the states seem to feel that increased regulation of mortgage companies will at least help the situation. Mortgage Licensing is one of the hotly debated topics in the states. Consumer groups feel that there should be .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Who Can Sue Your Business Under the ADA

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 Arnold Hernandez (May 31, 2008)  Title III of the ADA was intended to remove barriers and make places of public accommodation for all type of individuals with disabilities and not just those that are wheel chair bound. The primary focus under the ADA is persons with physical disabilities and includes a very broad range of disabled individuals. The congressional committee reports and the Justice Department look to a .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Compliance With ISO27001 - Is It Really Necessary?

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 Chris Hanwell (April 15, 2008)  In today's high technology environment, organizations are becoming increasingly dependent upon their information systems. Information is widely regarded as the life blood of the modern enterprise. And, consequently, the security controls surrounding these systems are becoming the differentiating factor in customer choice. With data being held on many of the most sensitive aspects of the . (Regulatory Compliance)

What Do You Have To Do About Testing Your Electrical Equipment?

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 Sean Cravenplan (March 28, 2008)  Portable Appliance Testing (PAT testing) is an important part of an organization or individual's duty to health and safety. This is done by means of a number of specialized testing tasks on your portable appliances. Many individuals ask if Portable Appliance Testing is a legal obligation? The answer is a negative, although, it is a statutory obligation and a lot of insurance brokers .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace

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 Joseph Devine (March 25, 2008)  In 2007, there were more than seventeen thousand complaints of disability discrimination in the workplace. According to Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, employers are prohibited from discriminating against qualified applicants in any capacity of work, including selection, promotion, firing or compensation based on their disabilities. An individual with a .. (Regulatory Compliance)

Employment Law 2008 Update For Businesses & Illegal Workers

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 John Mehtam (February 26, 2008)  You must always protect your business. UK employers have been warned that if they take on illegal workers they could face a prison sentence and / or massive fines. That is the message from a new campaign launched by the Government to promote new rules which took effect this month. It is vital that companies take notice of this new legislation. The Home Office estimates it will cost .. (Regulatory Compliance)

UK Age Discrimination Rife - What About Elsewhere?

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 Iain Mackintosh (February 25, 2008)  Earlier this month, the first case of age discrimination in Northern Ireland was won by a Terrence McCoy - a 58 year old man applying for one of two sales posts in the timber trade. After two interviews, he was informed he had been unsuccessful, but the employment tribunal found in his favour, and pointed out that the job advert used the phrase “youthful enthusiasm", adding that .. (Regulatory Compliance)




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