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December 9 2013: On Sunday 8 December a team of 7 from Colchester and Clacton Solicitors Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) took part in the 4th annual Santa Fun Run organised by Colchester Hospitals Charity (CoHoC).
9 December 2013: Catie Spink, a paralegal in the Residential Property team at leading Essex law firm Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP), has successfully completed the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives’ (CILEx) Level 6 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice and is now a Graduate Member of the Institute (GCILEx).
6 December 2013: On Thursday 5th December Thompson Smith and Puxons hosted a gathering of local Employment Law experts at their Colchester offices. The meeting was attended by employment law solicitors from local firms and was addressed by Suhayla Bewley and Chris Pigram, barristers, from East Anglian Chambers who gave excellent talks on employee status and justification in discrimination cases.
6 December 2013: Many employers are not aware that they can be held responsible for a range of actions (or omissions) committed by their employees such as assault, theft, sexual assault and discrimination, even if the actions of the employee are outside the scope of the employees authority or directly against the employers wishes.
2 December 2013: The Green Deal Scheme (‘the Scheme’) was launched on 28 January this year. The Scheme is a Government initiative designed to help homeowners and businesses to carry out energy-saving improvements to their properties, without incurring any up-front costs, by providing them with a long-term loan which is repayable through the property’s fuel bills over a period of time.