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  • The right to request flexible working

    23 January 2014

    Later this year, all employees who have worked for their employer for 26 weeks or more will have the right to ask if they can work flexibly. The consultation asked employers for their views on the draft Code and good practice guidance to help mana...

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  • Changes to Employment Law

    22 January 2014

    Not much by way of interesting employment news this week, but one piece of legislation of considerable significance is due to come into law by the end of the month The Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)...

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  • Courts becoming clogged as legal aid cuts affect separating couples seeking mediation

    16 January 2014

    “Separating couples are being cut adrift by changes to legal aid, experts say, as the numbers accessing publicly funded mediation or family lawyers have fallen dramatically.   Despite Government insistence that it is championing med...

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  • Stonewall publishes its list of the UK’s Top 100 Employers 2014

    16 January 2014

    Yesterday Stonewall published its Top 100 Employers 2014 list showing Britain's best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Gentoo, the housing and property company, was named as 2014’s top gay-friendly employer; in second place wa...

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  • Constructive Dismissal and The Right to be Accompanied.

    14 January 2014

    Constructive Dismissal and The Right to be Accompanied. For some years workers have been entitled to be accompanied at a disciplinary or grievance hearing by a friend of their choice provided he/she is either:- 1. A paid official of a trade ...

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  • Exeter City Football Club ‘HALL OF FAME’

    14 January 2014

    Exeter City Football Club ‘HALL OF FAME’   Cartridges will be a secondary sponsor for the Exeter City Football Club's Hall of Fame. The club is setting up an official Hall of Fame to honour some of the great names associated ...

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  • Mesothelioma in the news

    07 January 2014

    From the Western Morning News 30th December 2013 “Almost 400 people in the Westcountry have died in the last five years from asbestos exposure, figures have revealed. Legislation is currently going through Parliament to provide a compensatio...

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  • Our Christmas Office Hours

    20 December 2013

    Our offices will be closed from 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 24th December until 9am on Thursday 2nd January 2014, when normal office hours will resume.  Cartridges would like to take this opportunity to wish you a peaceful Christmas...

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  • FORCE Fundraiser

    10 December 2013

    Cartridges’ staff will be donning their silly Christmas jumpers on 11th December to raise money for FORCE.   FORCE is a cancer charity who play a vital role in local cancer services and have done so for 26 years.  They hold the b...

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  • Stonewall - A message from Ben Summerskill, Chief Executive - Equal marriage announcement

    10 December 2013

    Dear Supporter, A message from Ben Summerskill, Chief Executive We’re delighted that moments ago the Government in Westminster announced the timetable for the implementation of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act in England and Wales. S...

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  • The Big Noise Choir Performance - 12/12/13 at Salvation Army Temple, Friars Gate, Exeter 7.30pm

    10 December 2013

    The Big Noise Choir will be performing on 12th December at the Salvation Army Temple, Friars Gate, Exeter at 7.30pm.    A rockin concert of popular and seasonal music performed by the amazing Big Noise Chorus whose members include C...

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  • Stonewall - A message from Ben Summerskill, Chief Executive

    06 December 2013

    Dear Supporter,  A message from Ben Summerskill, Chief Executive Last month we launched a new campaign with Will Young and Mumsnet to tackle homophobic language in Britain’s schools.The campaign, devised by young people, is i...

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  • Christmas Shoeboxes total!

    05 December 2013

    A rush of Christmas generosity has seen more than 250 shoeboxes stuffed full of gifts for people in poverty-stricken Moldova delivered to Cartridges Solicitors in Cowick Street, Exeter after the firm volunteered to collect them on behalf of the CR...

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  • University’s Placement Network for the Business Experience Module

    29 November 2013

    Exeter University held an event on 18th November designed to give information to employers on the University’s Placement Network for the Business Experience Module.  Dana Mulligan attended to learn more.   The Business experience...

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  • Family Dispute Resolution Week

    28 November 2013

    This week, 25-29 November, Resolution the largest family lawyers' professional association, is holding Family Dispute Resolution Week. It is designed to raise awareness of alternative methods to litigation for separating couples such as mediation,...

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  • SAFE – Stop Abuse For Everyone - AGM

    27 November 2013

    SAFE – Stop Abuse For Everyone   Lisa McLaughlin and Kathy Hulland attended the SAFE AGM on Tuesday 26th November at the Guildhall in Exeter.   Cups of tea were on offer before business commenced at 2pm.     ...

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  • Cowick Street Christmas Lights Switch On - Can you help?

    21 November 2013

    Cowick Street Christmas lights   The Christmas lights in Cowick Street will soon be up and we are having a switch-on event on 4th December at 6pm in the shopping precinct. There will be lots of attractions, even Father Christmas says he...

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  • New local business the Goa Spice

    19 November 2013

    Dana Mulligan enjoyed a delicious meal at the opening of another new business in Cowick Street last week.  Goa Spice at 52 Cowick Street is owner Jamal Pasha's fifth restaurant.  Dana enjoyed the evening and the food was superb. &nb...

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  • "I was very pleased with Anita - working with me in achieving a very good divorce outcome. It lasted a very long time but she was excellent and fought for me."

    Anita Laws

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