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Jul
05
2010

Non-lawyers Advice

Advice passing from solicitor to client regarding the proceedings of a case is generally protected under litigation privilege and/or legal privilege and therefore does not have to be disclosed.   However is..

Jul
05
2010

When was the Resignation?

Can a resignation be effective from the date when a conditional letter of resignation is handed in?   The EAT held in the case of Heaven v Whitbread Group that the circumstances..

Jul
05
2010

Warning results in costs

Parties in employment tribunal cases usually pay their own costs regardless of whether they are successful or not, unlike civil courts.    Although costs can be ordered in the tribunal, they have..

Jul
05
2010

Procedure for Fresh Evidence

The employee in the case of Adegbuji v Meteor Parking Ltd failed in his appeal against the tribunal`s decision to dismiss his claim on the basis of fresh evidence.   The employee..

Jul
05
2010

Health & Safety Alert

There has been a lot of publicity in the press lately about employers being found guilty of breaching health & safety standards and being fined colossal amounts - enough to..

Jul
05
2010

Fatalities at work reduce

According to the HSE`s annual data, the number of people killed at work in the UK last year declined to a record low of 151 workers between 1 April 2009..

Jul
02
2010

Any employment law you want to abolish?

The public is being invited by the government to nominate laws they want to abolish by proposing ways to get rid of pointless regulation and red tape on the Your..

Jul
01
2010

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I`ll begin

When you were younger, was your mum always telling you to sit up straight? Well it turns out her advice may have been wrong.   Research carried out at Woodend Hospital in..

Jun
28
2010

Immigration cuts on the way

The Home Secretary, Theresa May, today gave details of the Conservative Party`s manifesto pledge to cap non-EU immigration. A temporary cap will be implemented straight away pending the introduction of the..

Jun
25
2010

Expensive scapegoat...

Rose Gibb, the former Chief Executive of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust has succeeded with her breach of contract claim against the Trust recovering more than £190,000 in damages.   The..



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