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Health & Safety

“Cleaning activities in women, whether at home or as an occupation, may constitute a risk to respiratory health” according to a Europe-wide study...

BY Douglas Cameron
Employment law

In a recent judgement, the EAT held that Employment Tribunals are permitted to award damages for personal injury under the Working Time...

BY Ben Brown
Employment law

The Government has commenced consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in...

BY Miranda Hughes
Employment law

The Law

As we all know, there is a well-established right to accompaniment in formal work meetings. Section 10 of the Employment...

BY Hannah Lynn
Employment law

Breaks are a perennial battle ground between employers and employees and recently, a question was asked as to...

BY Andrew Maxwell
Employment law

In previous updates we have detailed the case of London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, where the High Court decided that the employer’s decision to...

BY Paman Singh