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Health & Safety

In November 2012, at Priory Ticehurst Hospital the patient was found with a ligature around her neck in her room and suffered irreparable brain...

BY Douglas Cameron
Employment law

Recent activity from the ICO has clarified that it’s not just businesses that need to be wary of breaches of data protection, after two employees...

BY Miranda Hughes
Employment law

The Court of Appeal recently heard the case of Hare Wines Ltd v Kaur to determine if the Employment Tribunal had correctly found that a...

BY Gerry O'Hare
Employment law

The EAT has recently confirmed in Governing Body of Tywyn Primary School v Aplin that discrimination can be inferred from an employer’s

BY Kirstie Beattie
Employment law

The Agency Workers Regulations have been in force for almost a decade but uncertainty still exists around them. This month, we have decided to set...

BY Paman Singh
Employment law

The interaction between criminal investigations and disciplinary hearings can be a tricky area to negotiate and can often lead to differing...

BY Sophie Macphail