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Data protection breach

The NHS Sexual Health Clinic in Soho who sent out a newsletter on Tuesday disclosing the names and email addresses of about 780 has apologised and pledged to investigate how the breach occurred. This newsletter was for people using its sexual heal... Continue reading


Employment Tribunal fees challenge dismissed by UK Court of Appeal

UNISON's case against the Government's introduction of Employment Tribunal fees could be heading for the UK's highest court after the Court of Appeal rejected the union's legal challenge to the policy. Lord Justice Underhill said that in order to... Continue reading


The best – and worst – excuses for calling in sick

Following on from the last Bank Holiday of the year, there will be those who will have perhaps decided to extend the weekend by an extra day, using a variety of different excuses to do so. But it appears bosses in the UK are getting wiser to ... Continue reading


Self-employed exemption from safety law in force soon

With a 1 October 2015 deadline just weeks away, the Government has issued a reminder about a key change to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 that exempts self-employed workers from health and safety law in many circumstances. The change... Continue reading