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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.

Employment law

In the ever-developing area of holiday pay, another judgement has been handed down by the Court of Appeal in the case of East of England...

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BY Scott O'Connor
Employment law

In a recent case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) information on an employee’s phone was used to justify his dismissal.

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BY Scott O'Connor
Health & Safety

Consultation on a new regime for all new multi-occupied residential buildings over 18 metres, or six storeys, in height has been published by the...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

The number one cause of accidents and non-fatal injuries in the workplace remains slips, trips and falls at 31% with manual handling coming a...

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BY Douglas Cameron
Health & Safety

With the season of summer fetes and gala days upon us it is worth taking a moment to refresh the rules surrounding the use of inflatable bouncy...

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BY Lee Craig
Employment law

The Equality Act 2010 allows employers to take positive action in recruitment...

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BY Paman Singh

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