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The UK’s Brexit offer for EU citizens in the UK

The UK Government published its offer for EU Citizens living in the UK and their ability to stay in the UK long term


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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…


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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.

Fiona East
Fiona East Partner

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CAV Aerospace Ltd fined £1 Million

Paul Bowers, a 47-year old, was fatally injured when a pile of metal being delivered to his workplace at Cambridge Airport toppled onto him.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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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…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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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.

Jim Byard
Jim Byard Partner

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