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New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…
Manufacturer may not be liable even if a product is defective
Weightmans acted successfully at first instance for the manufacturer of a level-sensing device, which was alleged to have been the cause of a fire.
Trade Union Bill introduces new requirements for industrial action
The Trade Union Bill has been placed before Parliament. When this becomes law it will introduce significant new requirements for protected industrial…
Supreme Court decision in the textile deafness litigation
The Supreme Court has handed down Judgment in the first noise induced hearing loss claim to reach either the House of Lords or the Supreme Court.