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Tis the season .... to be careful

As the festive season fast approaches, many employers will soon be holding parties for their staff ...

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The Return To Work Interview

Employment

Making return to work interviews give a good return

As winter sets in, many work places can seem inundated with colds, flus and bugs that lead to an increase…

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Burnetts Employment Partner joins the Cumbria Chamber Podcast

Employment lawyer Nigel Crebbin, of Burnetts Solicitors, looks at what businesses can do when winter strikes.

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Commercial Dispute Resolution

Estranged daughter fails in claim against her Father's Estate

In the case of Wellesley v Wellesley (2019) the estranged daughter of Garret Wellesley, the 7th Earl of Cowley, failed…

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Employment

Resource Employment Law & HR Update - October 2019

Read the October 2019 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.

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Factsheet

Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010?

No, the Employment Tribunal (ET) decided in the case of Conisbee v Crossley Farms Limited.

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Employment

Not ok for anyone – why poor mental health in the work place is an issue for us all

Earlier this year, the World Health Organisation recognised burnout as an occupational phenomenon – a syndrome arising from chronic workplace…

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Employment

Suspending judgment…why suspension is something to think about

Often when an employer is faced with alleged misconduct by an employee, one of the first things they think about…

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Medical Negligence

Patient Safety Day: 17th September 2019

17 September 2019 is World Health Organisation’s Patient Safety Day. Medical negligence associate solicitor Michelle Armstrong explains why this is…

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Resource Employment Law & HR Update - September 2019

Read the September 2019 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.

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Head Injuries in Children

Factsheet

“It’s an emergency and I’m off!” – taking time off work for dependants

Inevitably, unforeseen and urgent situations will at times demand our attention – a call from the school nurse, a sick…

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Medical Negligence

Legal Claims Arising from the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sepsis

Today is world sepsis awareness day - medical negligence paralegal Laura Harrington looks at legal claims arising from the diagnosis…

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