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Health secretary hits a sore spot

Whistleblowing

The case of Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board v Dr M Ferguson concerned a GP whistleblower who made claims that her Health Board failed to protect her from detriment following Dr Ferguson reporting…

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Civil Partnerships and Pensions

An important Judgment was handed down this week by the EAT. Despite the Equality Act protection against discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, because pensions are treated as deferred pay, then changes…

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Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery ("CRAR")

CRAR comes into force on 6th April 2014.   Until then, the common law remedy of distress should be exercised. Distress is replaced by CRAR in relation to recovery of rent arrears for commercial property. CRAR allows…

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Employment Tribunal Claims Plummet

The number of claims submitted to Employment Tribunals across England, Scotland and Wales has dramatically dropped by a whopping 79% a year after the Government introduced the controversial fee regime. The Ministry…

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Changes Ahead

Eleanor Hopwood examines some of the key changes brought about by The Children & Families Act 2014 & the Unified Family Court. A new raft of legislation is scheduled for implementation on 22 April 2014 and reforms…