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Health & Safety

The government has agreed to introduce a new regulatory framework to improve fire safety in high-rise residential tower blocks in response to Dame...

BY Michael Moran
Health & Safety

A ground maintenance company and its subcontractor have been fined after two men worked on a roof without suitable measures in place to prevent a...

BY Lee Craig
Health & Safety

The lift shaft at the Nursing Home had stopped between the upper and lower floor. A lift engineer was summoned and told the Company Director there...

BY Matthew Ramsey
Health & Safety

Older workers are “a valuable resource” who make “a positive contribution” to businesses, the chartered body for safety and...

BY Douglas Cameron
Employment law

There have been a few interesting points that have been recently raised in relation to employment tribunals. 

As has been to norm for the...

BY Ben Brown
Employment law

Is veganism a philosophical belief? That is the question for an Employment Tribunal (ET) to decide. Mr Jordi Casamitjana is claiming that he was...

BY Scott O'Connor