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Why the self-employed shouldn't be excluded

 27th Nov 2014

A report published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in August 2014 showed that 4.6 million people are currently self-employed, which is the equivalent of 15 per cent of the overall workforc…

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What can we take from the latest workplace disease figures?

 24th Nov 2014

Just like workplace accidents, it's an unfortunate fact of life that a certain number of workplace-derived illnesses will be recorded each year. Although efforts are being ramped up to reduce the lik…

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Trends in Falls From Height in the Workplace

 17th Jun 2014

A number of new case reports have been revealed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that highlight an alarming trend of falls from height in workplaces in recent weeks. As of last week, out of t…

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Are Companies Taking the UK’s Asbestos Laws Seriously?

 5th Jun 2014

Asbestos was completely banned by the UK government in 1999, yet the potentially life-threatening substance is still causing huge problems some 15 years later. Laws to restrict its use were first int…

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Developments in the Law Relating to Mesothelioma

 15th May 2014

The Act is designed to provide a means for compensating the victims of an occupational illness described by the Supreme Court in the landmark decision of Sienkiewicz v. Greif (UK) Ltd a…

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Don’t get mugged by an insurer…use a solicitor!

 7th Aug 2013

The provocative new Law Society campaign under the above title has caused quite a stir. The insurance industry has complained to the Advertising Standards Agency saying that the campaign is 'defamator…

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