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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

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
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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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Employment law

The Government has confirmed it will commence phasing out the default retirement age (DRA) from 6 April 2011.

BY Steve Briggs
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HR

After a gap of more than 18 months the EAT has delivered only its fifth ever decision on “personal” orientation. We have to call it that to make...

BY Steve Briggs
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Health & Safety

A company has been fined a £75,000 and ordered to pay £80,000 costs after a steeplejack fell 50 metres to his death from an Edwardian chimney in...

BY Steve Briggs

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