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Menopause - Is your workplace sympathetic

Is your workplace sympathetic to the menopause?

In an episode of the Netflix series House of Cards, the American First Lady Claire Underwood opens the door of her huge refrigerator and stands there cooling off from a hot flush. The scene generated plenty of debate online, as it was a rare case of the menopause being acknowledged in a drama as an everyday occurrence.

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Memorable Cases - Reflecting on 10 years

Our top 10 memorable cases

We’re in reflective mode in this, SCE’s 10th year in business, and in this blog, we’re looking back at 10 memorable cases – those where we have sometimes been tested but have overcome problems, learned lessons, strengthened relationships and delivered successful outcomes for our clients.  We have even laughed at times!  Guiding our clients to a successful outcome is a key part of what we do and gives us a great deal of job satisfaction. 

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Dusting off disciplinary procedures post Covid

Dusting off disciplinary procedures post Covid

The last 18 months have seen employers turn on a dime to keep their business on track, while guarding the health and wellbeing of staff and customers.  While flexibility has been key, it has also been important to update and comply with frequently changing health and safety policies.

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Celebrating the team at SCE Solicitors

Celebrating the people that have been part of SCE’s 10-year journey

“Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” Said Richard Branson.

This rings so true and sometimes little is said, or perhaps not enough appreciation is shown to the people that essentially are the engine room of the business.

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Self Isolation COVID19 Guidelines

New Government Covid-19 Self Isolation Guidelines Explained

New legislation is set to change the current government guidelines for Covid 19 self-isolation. From the 16 August 2021 any individual who has been identified as being within close contact of a Covid-19 case may no longer need to self-isolate for the mandatory 10 days.

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My top 10 lessons learned from 10 years in practice

My top 10 lessons learned from 10 years in practice

When I set up SCE Solicitors in 2011, I had a good idea of where I wanted to take the business and the kinds of clients I wanted to help. I knew of course that I would be able to draw on my years’ experience working in practice. But when setting up in business for the first time, there are some things you can’t plan for – some aspects of running a business that you perhaps haven’t thought of or simply haven’t had the experience of.

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