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A Wigan manufacturer was fined more than £10,000 after a drilling machine accident.
Last year’s Government-commissioned report on health and safety legislation in the UK – Common Sense, Common Safety – recommended a new professional qualification requirement for all health and safety consultants, so that they are accredited by a professional body.
This month's E-Legal looks at redunancy and maternity leave, the commercial opportunities of green energy and highlights forthcoming events.
Employment Law Solicitor Hazel Phillips from Burnetts in Carlisle, West Cumbria and Newcastle takes a monthly look at some of the employment law cases hitting the headlines......
Burnetts' Employment Law Associate Solicitor Hazel Phillips explains why The Bribery Act is a cause for concern but maybe not as much as you thought....
Unfortunately, the slow pace of the country’s economic growth means that redundancies are something which many businesses in the area are still having to consider.
Redundancies are always difficult but one of the problems that many employers in this situation face is how to deal with staff who are on maternity leave when the redundancy situation arises.
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