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14 February 2014 Not a "sufficiently close connection” in Morrisons case

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the case of Ahmed Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (2014), a damages claim by a customer who was assaulted and injured by a sales assistant at a supermarket petrol kiosk.

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29 January 2014 HSE seek to dispel working at height myths

As part of the government’s commitment to remove or improve health and safety red tape for employers the HSE has launched an overhaul of its guidance on working at height.

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11 October 2012 Court of Appeal revises judgement in Simmons damages appeal case

The Court of Appeal has issued its revised decision in Simmons v Castle.

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28 September 2012 Motor Insurers referred to Competition Commission by OFT

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has today announced that they have referred the private motor insurance industry to the Competition Commission (CC).

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28 February 2012 Court of Appeal upholds section 5 defence

A horse rider has lost her case in the Court of Appeal against the owner of a horse that bucked violently causing her to be kicked in the face after she was thrown to the ground.

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2 September 2011 Ofsted launch consultation on the inspection of further educational colleges

This week Ofsted have launched a new consultation on proposals to revise the inspection framework in relation to further education.

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12 August 2011 Academy programme shows no signs of slowing down

With the anniversary of the “converter” academy fast approaching, the Department for Education has recently published the August figures for academy converters and the programme is showing no sign of slowing down.

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13 July 2011 Definition of "persistent absence" to change

The Department for Education announced on Tuesday that they are to reduce the threshold at which a pupil is defined as “persistently absent” from 20% to 15% in an attempt to solve truancy in schools.

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23 June 2011 Is this the beginning of the end for infant class size legislation?

The number of parents appealing primary school admission decisions in England has risen year on year for the last five years with 42,000 families challenging decisions in 2009-2010.

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17 June 2011 Ban on cornrows amounts to indirect race discrimination

Following Judicial Review proceedings, the High Court has today ruled that a ban of the cornrows hairstyle at St Gregory’s Catholic Science College in Harrow resulted in unlawful indirect discrimination.

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