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Bostridge v Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

The Court of Appeal confirmed that where there is no loss as a consequence of unlawful detention, damages for false imprisonment will be nominal.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

What have the Working Time Regulations done for us?

For over 15 years the Working Time Regulations 1998 have provided structure for UK employers in working out working hours.

Disablement pension – meaning of “permanently disabled” within the meaning of the police pensions regulations 1987 regulation a12

On the facts of the case, the judge found that the PMAB was entitled to find that there was no evidence of a permanent disabling medical condition.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

Employees with criminal convictions: A right to work?

Footballer Ched Evans was released from prison last October, having served half of his five-year sentence for the rape of a 19-year old woman.

A VAT update for FE colleges and universities

Universities may now be able to make reclaims for overpaid VAT in relation to income received from the operation of vocational training…

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

Appeals against H&S enforcement notices – the role of the UK employment tribunal

Regulators in the UK often serve enforcement notices on companies as a means of securing compliance with health and safety legislation.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

Recent developments in the fight against fraudulent claims

The Government estimates that fraud costs the UK economy £52 billion per year, with insurance fraud costing the insurance industry an estimated £2.1…

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

The science museum and the missing exhibit

Neat and tidy personnel files are the objective of every HR manager, but all too often – and for a variety of reasons – there will be gaps in the…

Michael Ryley
Michael Ryley Partner

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