TITLE

'Use free web advice before paying for lawyers.'

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Employing People campaign of Great Britain's Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. The campaign aims to save firms £365 million in legal bills by promoting online tools and guides provided by Business Link. Pat McFadden, employment relations minister, claims that employment law is easier than business owners think.
ACCESSION #
34214771

 

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