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Illegal gas work costs landlord £15,000
March 2014

A landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay fines and costs totalling almost £15,000 for endangering a family after authorising illegal gas work. Continue reading...

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SSP changes on way for employers
March 2014

Employers’ statutory sick pay (SSP) record-keeping requirements are to be abolished from next month. Continue reading...

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Post-termination victimisation unlawful, court rules
March 2014

The Court of Appeal has ruled that post-termination victimisation is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. Continue reading...

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Get ahead on employment law
March 2014

Business owners, managers and HR professionals all need to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in employment law and occupational health and safety. Continue reading...

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To disclose or not to disclose?
February 2014

by Lara Murray (Basildon) and Karl Barnes (Thurrock). Continue reading...

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Get up to date on health and safety posters
February 2014

The 2009 Health and Safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014. Continue reading...

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Service targets sickness absence
February 2014

Employers will soon be able to refer employees to a new Health and Work Service to help combat workplace sickness absence. Continue reading...

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Hopes high for new guidance
February 2014

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revised guidance in relation to working at height. Continue reading...

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Acas issues guidance on discrimination Q&As
February 2014

Employment relations body Acas has published new guidance on asking and responding to questions relating to discrimination in the workplace. Continue reading...

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New statutory payment rates confirmed
February 2014

New rates for statutory sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay have now been confirmed. Employers need to be aware that from 6 April 2014: Continue reading...