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Firms’ building failures killed worker

A worker died on a building site because of safety failures by architects and a construction firm. David Cairns was...

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Man loses age discrimination case

A solicitors' partner who sued his own company for age discrimination has lost his legal fight. Leslie Seldon was forced...

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Companies fined after man’s death

An architect and construction company has admitted that subcontractors who worked on a Somerset building site were not safely managed,...

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FSA to extend tough bonus rules

Around 2,500 firms across the country could be forced to adopt the City watchdog's tough new rules on bonuses and...

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Bosses welcome retirement age progress

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Author: Justin Govier

Bosses have welcomed a Government announcement that it plans to allow people to work for longer by abolishing the age...

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Ex-bank chief fined for fake figures

A former boss at Northern Rock, the bank which was bailed out to the tune of billions of taxpayer pounds,...

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Tribunal system ‘needs reform’

The employment tribunal procedure needs to be overhauled, according to legal experts. According to a survey carried out by the...

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Payout for former hospital chief

A former hospital chief has been awarded more than £67,000 compensation after he was unfairly dismissed. John Watkinson, the former...

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Pompey employees win compensation

Portsmouth FC have been ordered to pay more than £100,000 to employees who lost their jobs when the club went...

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Firefighter awarded £80,000 for human rights breach

A firefighter sacked for asserting that new chairs in his brigade aggravated his spinal arthritis has been awarded £80,000 because...

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Council leader facing sex discimination claim from 1,100 staff

Aberdeen City Council leader John Stewart is among 10 councillors who have been served with citations in sex discrimination claims...

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Rules changes ‘put workers at risk’

Changes to the application and enforcement of health and safety regulations over the past 10 years have increased the risk...

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