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Adequacy of reasons and intervention of the courts
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2007

A recent decision of the Court of Session in Edinburgh (Petition of Iain J Latimer, Chief Constable, Northern Constabulary for judicial review of a decision of a Police Appeals Tribunal) has underlined the importance of tribunals giving adequate reasons for their decisions


The European briefing: Equitable Life, not just a British affair
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 25 2007

Pensions and ageing populations are of great concern to countries all over Europe and the near collapse of Equitable Life in 2000 did not just hit the headlines in the UK


Health and safety and data protection can go hand in hand says ICO
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2007

Processing sensitive personal data for health and safety reasons and still complying with data protection laws has until recently created uncertainty for employers


Employers plan to use the smoking ban to end cigarette breaks
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2007

Employers are planning to take advantage of the 1 July ban on smoking in the workplace in England to crack down on cigarette breaks, according to research by information provider Consult GEE


Review of non-dealing clauses in employment contracts
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2007

Recently, the Court of Appeal reviewed the scope for restrictions which can be placed on employees via their employment contract after they have left their jobs


A framework for fairness: proposals for a Single Equality Bill for Great Britain
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2007

The Government's proposals for a Single Equality Bill for Great Britain have finally been released


Employers encouraged to be proactive in the social inclusion of disabled employees
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2007

Lord McKenzie, Minister for the Department for Work and Pensions, has called on employers to play their part in aiding social inclusion for disabled people


Employers beware - bloggers
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2007

Research by YouGov for Croner, a human resources group, has revealed that 39 percent of "bloggers" admitted posting "sensitive or damaging" accounts of their employer, workplace or colleagues


Mental health of employees is paramount
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2007

Employers are becoming increasingly aware that mental health problems are having a "huge" impact in the workplace


University warns students over abuse of online networking sites
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 23 2007

Keele University issued a warning via e-mail to its students in May that any defamatory messages about staff on various online social networking sites such as Facebook might result in disciplinary action