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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.
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…
The duty to make reasonable adjustments – what you can learn from the case of the wheelchair v the buggy
The Supreme Court has handed down an important Judgment on the extent of the duty to make reasonable adjustments in circumstances involving…
Burden of proof for cargo claims under Hague Rules
The Commercial Court has held that the Package Limitation Provisions in Article IV Rule 5 of the Hague Rules do not apply to bulk cargo.
Hague Rules Package Limitation does not apply to bulk cargoes
The Commercial Court has recently given judgment in a cargo damage claim, holding that the Package Limitation Provisions in Article IV Rule 5 of the…
Atlantik Confidence – Breaking the 1976 Limitation for Maritime
In a landmark judgment, Cargo Interests have defended an application made by the owners of a bulk carrier to constitute a limitation fund.