Administrator discriminated against because of pregnancy

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An administrative assistant was discriminated against when she was dismissed after telling her employer she had become pregnant.

Gita Karavadra had worked for BJ Cheese Packaging for eight months.

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London letting agents fined £1.2m for breaching new regulations

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Letting agents across London have been fined a total of £1.2m for failing to comply with new regulations to protect tenants.

London Trading Standards (LTS) found that more than 46% of 1,922 agents inspected in the 15 months up to June 2019 were non-compliant with either the Consumer Rights Act and/or the legislation on redress scheme membership.

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Over-60s failing to protect legacies if their children divorce

Old couple protect legacy if children divorce

Most people over 60 are not taking the necessary action to protect the assets they leave to their children in their wills, according to new research.

The risk is that if their children divorce, some of the assets they’ve inherited from their parents could go to their ex-partner.

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Justice Secretary announces end to ‘fault-based’ divorce system

Justice Secretary announces end to ‘fault-based’ divorce system

The Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has confirmed that the government is planning to reform divorce law to end the end ‘blame game’ that can cause so much stress for some couples when they separate.

Under the current system, there are five reasons for being granted a divorce by the courts: adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, two years separation if both agree to the divorce, or five years separation, even if the husband or wife disagrees.

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Uber accused of failing to comply with EU data disclosure regulations

Uber accused of failing to comply with EU data disclosure regulations

Uber is facing legal action after its drivers claimed the company has failed to comply with the EU’s data disclosure obligations.

The news comes at an unfortunate time as the company is set to float on the stock exchange later this week.

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