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

We always find it so hard to report on people who simply went to work and lost their lives. However, the sharing of useful information may help...

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BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

We read with interest this month the views of an occupational diseases’ legal expert.  He suggested that employers must provide extra care for...

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BY Lee Craig
Health & Safety

Nearly 700 schools have been referred to HSE over concerns they are failing to manage asbestos in their buildings, potentially putting thousands...

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BY Douglas Cameron
Employment law

Appeal judges have overturned an employment tribunal verdict after finding that the judge “very unfortunately” fell asleep at two points during...

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BY Paman Singh
Employment law

This month it was reported that Peterhead Lifeboat had been axed by the RNLI due to personal rivalries that they had failed to resolve. The...

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BY Miranda Hughes
Employment law

An automatically unfair dismissal can occur if an employee is dismissed for asserting any of their listed statutory rights, or if the employer has...

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