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Employment law

The Agency Workers Regulations have been in force for almost a decade but uncertainty still exists around them. This month, we have decided to set...

BY Paman Singh
Employment law

The interaction between criminal investigations and disciplinary hearings can be a tricky area to negotiate and can often lead to differing...

BY Sophie Macphail
Health & Safety

Should the Health and Safety Executive visit your workplace and find that you are in material breach of health and safety law, you will have to...

BY Douglas Cameron
Health & Safety

Worker accident results in Sign-Fitting contractor, AR Signs Limited, was sentenced at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court for breaching...

BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

Building owners, employers or those responsible for managing risk related to water quality, are required to: 

BY Michael Moran
Health & Safety

The new guidance from the Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science Services (CLEAPSS), published with the...

BY Lee Craig