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Suspended sentence for director who ignored improvement notice

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Following an anonymous complaint regarding poor forklift practices, the HSE made an unannounced visit to a factory operated by BB Recycling in July

Key provisions of the UK Mesothelioma Act 2014 brought into force

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 28 2014

On 3 March 2014, key provisions of the UK Mesothelioma Act 2014 were brought into force. The Act establishes the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme

UK: Mesothelioma Bill becomes law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 4 2014

Following agreement by both Houses of Parliament, the Mesothelioma Bill received Royal Assent on 30 January 2014, becoming the Mesothelioma Act 2014

Compensation for accident at work

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 13 2014

All employers owe a duty to take reasonable care to ensure that their employees are not injured during the course of their work. If an employee is

Asbestos update

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 6 2014

In July 2013, the Government published a consultation paper with a view to ensuring that mesothelioma claims are settled as quickly and efficiently

Non-compete clause for insurance broker upheld by English High Court

  • Matheson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 25 2013

The English High Court has upheld a 12-month non-compete clause for an insurance broker, on the basis that most insurance contracts are renewed

Workers’ compensation comparison UK and Mexico

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • Mexico, United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2013

In order to succeed in a claim for compensation, an injured employee in the UK will have to establish that his employer breached its duty of care and

The new Pre-Action Protocol for fast track Employers’ Liability and Public Liability - personal injury claims

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 31 2013

This guide provides an ‘at a glance’ review of the new Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability

Twelve month restrictive covenant upheld for insurance industry

  • Matheson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 24 2013

A recent decision in the UK courts, which will no doubt be considered by both employers and the courts in Ireland, has held that a twelve month

Covering off the risk of a departing employee

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 21 2013

Romero Insurance Brokers v Templeton Ltd provides a recent example of the successful use of restrictive covenants in the insurance industry. Although