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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.

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Employment law

 

In considering the fairness of a dismissal, the first thing a tribunal will require the employer to do is show a potentially fair reason...

BY Donald MacKinnon
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Employment law

A woman is suing her employer, ComCare (the Australian government’s workplace safety organisation!), for injuries sustained during some extra...

BY John Wilson
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Health & Safety

The recent rioting across the UK has affected many businesses, raising a number of HR and health & safety concerns for employers.  We thought...

BY Gerry O'Hare
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Employment law

 

Clients can now access our new Flexible Working Guidance Note in the client area of the website.

 

BY Daniel Gorry
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Employment law

An Italian engineering firm has provoked outrage by openly acknowledging that during a recent redundancy procedure the roles selected for...

BY Gerry O'Hare
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Employment law

It is well known that the Equality Act provides that an employer will be liable in certain circumstances where a third party harasses one of its...

BY Gerry O'Hare

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