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As with the proverbial bus, you wait ages for a reported Athens Convention case then two come along in the same month.
The Supreme Court has confirmed that employment tribunals are entitled to consider all evidence relevant to the state of affairs which existed when a Prohibition Notice was served, whether or not it was available to the inspector at the time.
The next step: Civil Justice Council to consider Fixed Costs in Lower Value Clinical Negligence Claims
Last January 2017 the Department of Health launched its consultation to consider the potential for a scheme of fixed costs for claims where damages were between £1,000 and £25,000. The DoH has recently published its report summarising the responses it received to its consultation and setting out the next steps.
Whirlpool case helps cast light on sentencing fines for ‘very large’ organisations, but Court of Appeal decision unlikely to stem flow of hefty fines.
The duty on parties in a legal dispute to consider Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and the potential costs sanctions for non-compliance is well established within the Civil Procedure Rules. We take a look at recent developments in case law.
We take a look at the HSE’s statistics for 2017, analysing key figures and trends surrounding health and safety in the workplace.