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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.
A recent survey of 1,000 UK working women between the ages of 18 – 60 has revealed that two thirds believe they faced multiple barriers throughout their careers, rather than just a single ceiling on entry to the boardroom. The survey, by Ernst &
A recent consultation launched by the Scottish Government is seeking views from interested parties on proposals to introduce a no-fault compensation scheme for NHS claims in Scotland. The proposals are based on recommendations made by an independent
The CIPD has published the results of recent research, which reveal that a third of UK companies are continuing to employ staff they currently don't need in order to retain their skills. However, the research also found that these companies can't con
The cosmetic surgery industry is under scrutiny and could find itself operating under tighter restrictions following a major review into cosmetic surgery and procedures launched by the Department of Health. The review , requested by Health Secretary
Workaholism is a growing addiction among Britain’s workforce , according to new research issued by Travelodge . So big is the problem that one in ten British workers is cramming a whole extra week of unpaid work on top of their working schedules. Mea
An Ammanford construction company has been fined after a routine inspection at one of its sites revealed a number of dangerous failings . Swansea Magistrates' Court heard that on arrival, HSE's inspectors were informed that the site manager was on ho
A recent survey has found that despite gloomy stories that UK job creation has fallen to a three year low, British workers are feeling very positive about their job security. Legal & General's new quarterly Job Security Index found that Brits' co
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is calling on the government to redesign crash barriers to make them more motorcycle-friendly. While crash barriers have saved the lives of thousands of drivers, hitting a crash barrier is a factor in 8 – 16%
Recent research has found that employees feel they do not get sufficient support and guidance from their employers in dealing with bullying, harassment and discrimination in the workplace. The study, by Canada Life Group Insurance , found that 64% of
The Government and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) have announced a new support scheme for newly diagnosed victims of mesothelioma . Mesothelioma is a cancer of the lining of internal organs, notably the lungs, and almost always arises from
New official statistics show that the number of women in the boardrooms of the UK’s top companies has increased in the past year, Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced. The voluntary code of conduct for executive search firms has now celebrate
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) are appealing to dog owners to help keep animals under control during the school holidays this summer when postmen and women call to deliver mail. While the number of attacks has fallen by 14% nati