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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

Two-thirds of employers claim they have no real protection against employees making unjustifiable claims to employment tribunals, according to...

BY Steve Briggs
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HR

A German cook who claimed he was ridiculed at work and compared to Allo Allo character Herr Flick has been awarded more than £26,000 in...

BY Steve Briggs
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Employment law

Dramatic amendments to employment law are on the cards for 2011. One of the key proposals is the doubling of the qualifying period for employees...

BY Steve Briggs
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Employment law

At the same time as it published its proposals to reform the tribunal system, the government launched what it called an Employer’s Charter.

BY Steve Briggs
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Employment law

And there is more change in the pipeline. In its coalition agreement the government made some pledges which indicate the future direction of...

BY Steve Briggs
BG Purple
Employment law

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that the statutory limit on a week’s pay does not apply to awards made to claimants who are not informed...

BY Steve Briggs

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