News & Views

Employment law, HR and health & safety is always in the news.  We keep on top of the headlines and cover the most important topics here.  You'll find new content as things happen - always written in plain English and with some humour thrown in.  If you want to stay up to date, remember to sign up for LAWmail.

Health & Safety

Fatigue is common amongst the population, but particularly among those working abnormal hours, and can arise from excessive working time or poorly...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

Unsafe loads on vehicles injure more than 1,200 people a year and cost UK businesses millions of pounds in damaged goods. Unrestrained loads can...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

In the past five financial years, Network Rail has out paid a total of £1m for slips, trips and falls across UK stations.

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

LAW recognises that school trips have clear benefits for pupils, and large numbers of successful visits and outdoor learning activities take place...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Employment law

Last month the Government began consulting on their ‘Good Work Plan: Proposals to support families’. 

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BY Miranda Hughes

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