Employment and HR Articles

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Employment and HR News

Company Fined Over Motorway Construction Site DeathJune 19, 2013

Leading engineering and construction company Costain Limited has been fined £250,000 for breaches of health and safety law after one of its employees was killed...

Logistics Company Fined for Lorry Driver’s DeathMay 30, 2013

West Midlands logistics company Nightfreight (GB) Limited has been fined £300,000 for breaches of health and safety law after one of its drivers was killed...

Agency Workers and the ‘Swedish Derogation’ ExceptionMay 17, 2013

The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR), which implement the EU Agency Workers Directive, came into force on 1 October 2011. Under Regulation 5 of the...

Stringfellows’ Lap Dancer Not an EmployeeMay 16, 2013

The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and ruled that a lap dancer at a London club owned...

Criminal Record Disclosures ‘Incompatible’ With Human RightsApril 22, 2013

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the established regime whereby applicants for jobs requiring contact with children or vulnerable adults have their entire criminal...

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