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As we approach the 6th anniversary of the introduction of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act (ERRA) S69 only now do we have the first significant judicial interpretation of an employer’s duty post implementation.
I have always been intrigued by the law of unintended consequences. Why is it that purposeful actions so often result in unforeseen outcomes? So I ask myself: Is this law playing mischief with the whiplash reforms? And if so, will unintended consequences provide an unexpected drawback to the desired intention of the reforms or even worse produce the total opposite to what was intended?
In WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc v Various Claimants  EWCA Civ 2339, the Court of Appeal held that Morrisons was vicariously liable...
Welcome to the Spring issue of our regular update for the retail sector.
- Protective equipment: The do's and don'ts
- The thorny issue of Litigants in Person
- Q&A with Dame Mary Perkins
- Costs Corner - obtaining costs from claimant damages paid by another defendant
- The Civil Liability Bill becomes an act
- Market Affairs Analysis: Civil Liability Act 2018 - Small Claims Limit Increase
Looking at the facts, we know the UK will leave the EU, whether or not there is a deal in place on the 31st October. Whilst it is possible that any Prime Minister could potentially seek an extension, it is a matter of fact that the EU has consistently insisted that there will be no more negotiation and that this is a final deadline...