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Zero hours contracts set for reform
July 2014

Employees on zero hours contracts will be free to find work with more than one employer after the government moved to ban exclusivity clauses. Continue reading...

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Court cases highlight need for LPAs
July 2014

Almost 12,000 families a year are running up legal bills and facing delays in sorting out financial and health issues when their relatives become incapacitated, according to new research. Continue reading...

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Ratings scheme gets a GRIP on slips
June 2014

A new footwear slip resistance rating scheme has been developed to actively reduce slips and trips. Continue reading...

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New business transfers guidance launched
June 2014

New guidance on employees’ rights in business transfers has been published to help employers. Continue reading...

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Essex manufacturer in court after workers’ fall
June 2014

An Essex firm making precast concrete stairs has been fined for safety failings after four employees fell when a stair mould collapsed beneath them at the company’s premises. Continue reading...

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Flexible Working Regulations 2014 published
June 2014

The Flexible Working Regulations 2014 that will come into force on 30 June 2014, giving all employees with 26 weeks’ service the right to request flexible working, have been formally published. Continue reading...

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Queen’s Speech highlights employment law reforms
June 2014

Employment law reforms were a key feature of the Queen’s Speech on 4 June, which has set out the government’s planned legislative programme for the coming year. Continue reading...

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Firm back in court for second health and safety breach
June 2014

A company has appeared in court for safety breaches for the second time in just eight months after a forklift truck overturned at its Tyneside factory. Continue reading...

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Businesses gather for ‘family’ get-together
June 2014

Owners and senior executives of the UK’s leading family firms have gathered in London for two days of talks and workshops. Continue reading...

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Demand grows for shops
June 2014

Shop vacancy rates have consistently improved over the last six months, say retail data specialists. Continue reading...