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Employment law

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

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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...

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BY Paman Singh
Health & Safety

Mild Steel Welding Fume

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BY Douglas Cameron
Health & Safety

Jost (UK) Limited has been fined £134,000 with costs of £4,572 following an accident that caused serious injuries to an employee.  The employee’s...

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BY Douglas Cameron
Health & Safety

Two recent surveys undertaken by the Union of Shop, Distributed and Allied Workers and by the Home Office identify that between 2016 and 2017...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

Rydon Construction has been fined £500,000 with a sub-contractor also fined £360,000...

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BY Michael Moran

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