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Prison sentence for Manchester man who falsely claimed for hire car costs following accident

The sentence comes following a case brought by national law firm Weightmans on behalf of courier Tuffnells Parcels Express.

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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The Carillion Avalanche

There has been a great deal of commentary and analysis hitting the press and social media since we all woke up on the morning of Monday 15th January…


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Court of Appeal supports decision that train operator was not liable after accident

A train operator was held not to be liable for the injuries sustained by a passenger who fell between carriages as it departed from the station.

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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Employers vicariously liable for data breach

Employers could be vicariously liable for misusing employee’s data even if they had done all they reasonably could to prevent it.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Uber drivers are workers, confirms EAT

The EAT has confirmed that drivers for Uber are not ‘self-employed’ service providers but are engaged as workers by the company

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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GDPR: what to do when a data breach occurs

The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce strict new reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to data breaches.


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Do unions have to specify dates of planned strikes?

A trade union is given various protections in UK law as long as there is a genuine trade dispute and the industrial action is organised.


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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…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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