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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.

Health & Safety

A recent survey has suggested that people at their place of work would be uncomfortable discussing mental health issues for the following reasons...

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BY Lee Craig
Health & Safety

Responses to a Department of Education request to state-funded or academy trust schools on their asbestos management arrangements has been a...

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BY Douglas Cameron
Health & Safety

The Slug and Lettuce pub chain has been fined £100,000 following an accident that resulted in an employee injury when a cellar door slammed on...

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BY Michael Moran
Health & Safety

Continuing fatalities and public health effects have led the Government to seek views on non-regulatory and regulatory options for improving the...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

Employers are required to appoint a ‘competent person’ to help meet their health and safety duties and responsibilities. The HSE definition for a...

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BY Lee Craig
Employment law

A recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in two German cases has provided further guidance on the interpretation of the annual...

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BY Andrew Maxwell

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