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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.

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Employment law

The closure of the News of the World newspaper is an extreme illustration of the sort of difficulties organisations can get themselves into if...

BY Richard Woods
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Employment law

 

Further to our news piece of 18 May 2011 in which we reported a hefty fine levied by the Information Commissioner on a company that,...

BY John Wilson
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Employment law

LAWmail readers may remember that important decisions of the European Court (Stringer, Schultz-Hoff) in 2009 raised the problem...

BY Daniel Gorry
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Employment law

In a case that we have previously reported in LAWmail, the Supreme Court has, by a majority, overturned the Court of Appeal's decision and decided...

BY Ian Watson
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Employment law

The latest review of Absence and Workplace Health by the CBI/Pfizer shows that, despite the introduction in February 2010 of the Fit Note to...

BY Ian Watson
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Employment law

The July 2011 edition of HR Network Scotland magazine reports the results of research which suggests that a third of employees surveyed admitted...

BY Ian Watson

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