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While some employers may provide bereavement leave as part of their company policy, the law currently only offers the right to take the time necessary to deal with the emergency and plan the funeral arrangements.

With a hung parliament in the making, Britain is cast into an unpredictable two-year negotiation period. With prominent Brexit questions being raised, it’s never been more important to consider your foreign exchange needs and how you can protect your funds from further volatility.

Rising costs is a bug bare for most of us, increasing utility bills and overhead costs can put a halt to business growth and can even jeopardise it's future. Managing cost-reduction properly is a time-consuming role and unfortunately many SME's do no have enough resource to do it efficiently.

Instagram is the most popular Social Media platform used for sharing photographs and videos from a smartphone. With over 14 million active monthly users in the UK, and an average of 95 million photos and videos shared per day.

Facebook, founded in 2004, is the world’s largest social media platform with over a billion daily active users (February 2017). It is a free website, allowing users to create profiles, upload photos and videos, send messages and keep in touch with family and friends.

According to the HSE, last year 144 employees were killed at work and 1.3 million people suffered from a work-related illness.

Twitter is a free social networking platform, with over 500 million users and 1.3 million new sign-ups a day. The platform allows members to post ‘Tweets’; a message you post which is broadcasted to followers.

What’s happened so far? Theresa May, the new Prime Minister, announced in October that she would use parliamentary sovereignty to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by the end of March 2017.
Section 52 of the CDPA as originally implemented reduced the term of copyright protection for “artistic works” that had been industrially exploited i.e., when more than 50 copies of these artistic works were created to 25 years instead of the usual term for copyright protection of life plus 70 years (previously life plus 50 years).

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking platform which enables you to build a business identity online, and stay in touch with colleagues/classmates or general industry experts.