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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

The government has established an independent Employee Engagement Task Force charged with ensuring that a range of practical opportunities are...

BY Ian Watson
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Employment law

Following the government’s decision to allow parents to share a period of leave after the birth of a child, new fathers will have the right to...

BY Donald MacKinnon
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Employment law

The government’s recent Budget has made a number of significant changes that will impact on employers.

BY Steve Briggs
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Health & Safety

A Scottish council has been penalised after a girl fell and hurt her wrist while swinging from rafters in a playground shelter.

BY Thomas Elliott
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Employment law

A major review of long-term sickness absence has been established by the government in an attempt to reduce the £100 billion annual cost to the...

BY Gerry O'Hare
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Employment law

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has endorsed a tribunal’s decision to reject a harassment claim, having taken into account evidence that prior to...

BY Margaret Anne Soderqvist-Clark

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