News & Views

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.

Health & Safety

Research carried out by a mental health charity suggests that fear amongst employees of speaking about mental health is costly to employers.  The...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

Two recent fires in hotels have highlighted the need for businesses to take Fire Safety seriously and to make increased efforts to manage the...

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BY Lee Craig
Health & Safety

A restaurant owner in Essex has been fined after Asbestos was disturbed during refurbishment.  In 2016, the space above the Italian restaurant was...

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BY Douglas Cameron
Health & Safety

1st August was World Lung Cancer Day and provides a timely reminder of the prevalence of occupational...

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Employment law

Drafting restrictive covenants can be notoriously tricky; any clause must not be so wide that it is unenforceable, yet not so narrow that it does...

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BY Hannah Lynn
Employment law

This month the Government has published ‘Gender equality at every stage: a roadmap for change’ stating that “business as usual isn’t going to cut...

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BY Scott O'Connor

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