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Dutch government loses landmark ruling

24th June 2015

A landmark ruling in the Hague has found the Dutch government guilty of creating an illegal climate policy. The news comes after the first climate change liability suit was brought against the government under human…

Business cards that mean business

16th June 2015

In this modern age you may think that the humble business card has had its day. In the world of LinkedIn and social media it almost seems archaic that people should need to pass on their details on a piece of card…

Teens reject part-time work

16th June 2015

The number of young people in part-time work has dropped significantly according to a recent report. The study from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) found that the number of 16- and 17-year-olds in…

How to write a cover letter that gets you the job

15th June 2015

All too often the cover letter element of job hunting is overlooked with all the focus resting on the CV. This is wrong. Learning how to write a cover letter successfully could make your career and help open doors…

How to ace a Skype interview

10th June 2015

In the modern world of recruitment, technology has become a huge part of how we find, interview and recruit individuals. From using social media to find your next legal job to managing your online CV with…

Alton Towers faces multimillion legal bill

10th June 2015

Following a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers that has left one victim, 17-year-old Leah Washington, with an amputated leg and three others with serious injuries, Merlin Entertainments, the owner of the theme park,…

Mumsnet discovers ‘motherhood penalty’

3rd June 2015

Parent advice website Mumsnet has released the findings of a recent survey that illustrates the concerns that women face over sacrificing their careers for motherhood. The survey, which was conducted in May this…

NI lawyers in legal aid protest

28th May 2015

Barristers in Northern Ireland have taken the decision to refuse all new criminal cases that require legal aid in a protest against new rulings that have come into force. The rules, which came into effect this month,…