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Archive for July, 2014

Employment tribunal fees a victory for bad bosses, says union

July 31 2014

An introduction of fees for employment tribunals has been a ‘victory’ for bad employers and has led to a collapse in a number of claims, according to Britain’s trade union body….

Personal injury compensation claims

Firm fined £5,000 after worker run over by forklift truck

July 30 2014

An Aberdeen firm has been fined £5,000 for safety failings after a worker was injured when a forklift truck ran over his leg and foot….


National park officer sacked over emails loses unfair dismissal fight

July 21 2014

A former employee of a national park authority has lost her case for unfair dismissal after being sacked for sending emails containing “sensitive” information to her husband….


Thousands of public sector workers strike over pensions

July 15 2014

Thousands of public sector workers went on strike on Thursday as part of an ongoing dispute with the government over cuts, pay and pensions….

Accidents at work

Company fined £53,000 after worker crushed fingers in unguarded machine

July 7 2014

A welding machine manufacturer has been fined £53,000 after a string of safety failings led to a worker losing two fingers….