Month: November 2021

Inheritance tax in Spain for British expats: a post-Brexit guide

Estimates put the number of British expats across the world at approximately 5.5 million people, nearly 1 in 10 of the entire UK population. One of the biggest expat communities has formed in Spain, with an expected 400 000 permanent residents living in the country. Indeed, Spain has been an enticing location for Brits who […]

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How can business owners better manage work-related stress?

Managing the mental wellbeing of employees is a matter of growing concern for many business owners, as the stress of the last 18 months has taken its toll on the workforce. The number of working days lost to work-related stress, depression or anxiety has steadily increased since 2017, rising to 5 per cent in the latest Health […]

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Menopause at work – are women legally protected?

People suffering from chronic illness or disability in the workplace are generally safeguarded under UK employment law, but what about those going through the menopause which can have an equally as detrimental impact on its sufferers? In recent years we have seen some menopause tribunal cases and employers becoming aware of their legal obligations to […]

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Companies should work with the SFO to stamp out corruption

It has recently been revealed that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) may be investigating the communications giant O2 on the basis of potential breaches to the Bribery Act 2010. Reports in the media reveal that former executives offered kickbacks to customers which suggests that this investigation may well reveal long-standing dark corners of corruption within […]

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