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Employer fined over ladder fall death
January 2014

An employer has been fined following the death of a decorator following a fall from a ladder in what the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) described as “an entirely preventable tragedy”. Continue reading...

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Coming soon…new rules on TUPE and flexible working
January 2014

New regulations with implications for employers come into force in just a few days. Continue reading...

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Sex claim caretaker’s dismissal unfair, tribunal rules
January 2014

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has upheld an employment tribunal decision that the dismissal of a school caretaker following unproven allegations of sex abuse was unfair. Continue reading...

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Sex claim caretaker’s dismissal unfair, tribunal rules
January 2014

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has upheld an employment tribunal decision that the dismissal of a school caretaker following unproven allegations of sex abuse was unfair. Continue reading...

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Royal safety paperwork ‘out of date’
January 2014

A BBC investigation has revealed that even the highest profile employers can fall behind with their health and safety paperwork. Continue reading...

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Royal safety paperwork ‘out of date’
January 2014

A BBC investigation has revealed that even the highest profile employers can fall behind with their health and safety paperwork. Continue reading...

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Long-term agency workers lose AWR appeal
January 2014

An Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 did not apply to a group of agency workers, even though they had worked for one business for up to 25 years. Continue reading...

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Court says employers must use own judgement on disability
January 2014

The Court of Appeal has ruled that employers must make their own judgement about whether employees are disabled and not simply accept the opinion of occupational health advisers. Continue reading...

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Global patent pilot set to cut time and costs
January 2014

The UK has joined a new pilot scheme designed to cut the time and cost in seeking patent applications in key global markets. Continue reading...

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Peer-to-peer lender plans property loans
January 2014

Peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle is set to offer loans designed to help smaller developers and investors get their projects off the ground. Continue reading...