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Abuse and discrimination in the workplace.
There has been a great deal of media attention around victims of abuse and discrimination in the workplace. For this blog I have drawn comparisons on the victims of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual abuse and the gender discrimination case of Bina Hale. The common theme is that women have been complicit or have turned a blind eye to this treatment of other women within a workplace.Read More
NHS Trust fined £330,000 for breaching Health & Safety At Work Act
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been fined after pleading guilty to breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act concerning the deaths of five elderly “vulnerable” patients who died after falling.Read More
Housing specialists have been working on a private members bill that empowers tenants.
The homes (fitness for human habitation and liability for housing standards) bill 2017-19 will have its second reading in the House of Commons in January 2017.Read More
Chancellors backing of driverless cars raises liability questions regarding Road Traffic Accidents.
Backing both a move to electric and driverless cars, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a series of measures that will see significant changes to the UK’s roads in the coming years.Read More
Cavity Wall installation company settle in court for the sum of £15,000
Cavity wall insulation can be a cost-effective way to improve energy efficiency, reducing heating bills and reducing carbon emissions.Read More