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11 November 2019 Legal fees for advising on settlement agreements

When entering into a settlement agreement, it is a requirement for the employee to get independent legal advice on the terms and effect of the agreement.

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Exclusions: keeping you informed

Earlier this year Edward Timpson’s review on school exclusions raised the profile of the practice of exclusions, managed moves and alternative provision.

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8 November 2019 Would you work for free?

The gender pay gap continues to make headlines but disparities in pay for disabled workers is given significantly less attention.

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8 November 2019 Staff Shortages in the NHS

Staff shortages within the NHS are well publicised, with recent press reports once again highlighting the additional impact of the NHS pensions “tax trap” on frontline care, and the uncertainty over Brexit implications for current and potential future employees.

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7 November 2019 Security in schools – new guidance from the Department for Education

Following a consultation last year on a draft form, the Department for Education (DfE) has now published extensive guidance for schools and colleges in relation to security.

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6 November 2019 Annual Injury and Ill-Health Statistics for Great Britain: still too high?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual report detailing the number of injuries and incidents of ill-health in workplaces across Great Britain, and its statistics show that this number is too high.

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6 November 2019 General election 2019 - implications for schools

Parliament has announced that a general election will take place in the UK on Thursday 12 December 2019. Schools are popular places for polling stations and whilst some larger schools are able to continue to operate on election day, many smaller schools are forced to close.

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5 November 2019 Clarification in Psychiatric Secondary Victim Claims: Proximity in “Omission” Cases

Charles Bagot QC and Browne Jacobson LLP, instructed by NHS Resolution on behalf of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, secured the strike out of two secondary victim claims.

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4 November 2019 Rising wage rates?

With an election now set for December 2019, wage rate announcements will be deferred until at least mid-December, if not January.

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4 November 2019 A brief update on probate

A new online system for probate applications was introduced in early October 2019, which will allow us to process and track applications for grants of probate online.

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