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  • A Trafford firm has been fined £145,000 after an employee fell through a fragile warehouse roof onto a concrete floor and subsequently died from his injuries. The incident occurred...

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  • The Government is carrying out a review of the current dismissal process and is seeking the views of employers, employees and all other interested parties on whether the procedures, including...

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  • The Government has confirmed that the qualification period for the right to claim unfair dismissal will be extended from one to two years from 6 April 2012. The proposal...

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  • Government Review of Sickness Absence

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    Each year, around 11 million employees take sickness leave. Of these, 300,000 go on to claim health-related state benefits. In all, this costs the taxpayer £13 billion, and £15 billion...

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  • Reforms to the Employment Law System

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    The Government has announced its proposals for reform of the employment law system following its consultation, ‘Resolving Workplace Disputes’, and the Red Tape Challenge review of employment law. The...

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  • Employees, or their dependants, are entitled to claim damages for injury caused by a workplace accident if: • there was a duty of care owed...

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