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Occupational health assessments to assist employees return to work to be launched in 2014


The government has awarded the contract to provide a new Health and Work Service to Health Management Limited, a MAXIMUS company. The service, to be introduced following the recommendations of Dame Carol Black, will provide occupational health assessments and assist employees to return to work who have been absent for four weeks or more. It will be launched on a phased basis in late 2014 and is expected to be fully up and running by May 2015.

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Pre Nuptial Agreements to become binding


Following a recent case the courts have begun to up hold more pre-nuptial agreements in a way they simply had not done before. In addition, the Law Commission has suggested some qualifying rules that would make the Pre Nup binding for the first time ever.

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