Health and Safety attacked

Cameron attacks Britain’s ‘health and safety culture’ but raises more questions than answers Last week at a conference for business...

Employment law reforms

Anyone giving legal advice in Bristol, and more specifically those providing employment law advice, needs to be aware that the scope of...

Racial harassment

Liability of local authority: delay by employment tribunal Employment law advisers need to be aware of the decision of the Employment...

Health and Safety: the reality

Those of us who provide advice on employment law in Bristol, and throughout the UK, have a duty to argue against the current...

Resolving workplace disputes

The Government recently published its Response to the Consultation on Resolving Workplace Disputes. In it, the Government indicated a...

Health and safety offences:level of fines

Employment law advisers in Bristol, and in the whole of the United Kingdom, should be aware of the decision of the Scottish High Court in...

Migrant workers

Migrant workers Since the enlargement of the European Union, with the general principle that citizens of EU states have the right of free...

Employment law reform

Employment law advisers in Bristol, and throughout the United Kingdom, need to be aware of the following proposals put forward by the...

Employment law advice and the Iraq War

Those of us who provide employment law advice in Bristol may question the relevance of the Iraq War to their practice. My view is that...

Public Access Barrister

I have been in practice in Bristol since 1993. My practice has mainly involved advice in employment law matters. Bristol has a very wide...

Employment Law

In the context of general employment law the rules have become so detailed, complex and obscure that non-lawyers have little chance of...

Employment Tribunals

Ever since their creation, Employment Tribunals have been free. Their very ethos is access to justice, which is reflected in the...

Redundancy

The legal meaning of redundancy is far more complex than the popular view. The general principle is that redundancies arise when an...

The importance of Health and Safety Law

In the early nineteenth century the industrial revolution caused a massive, rapid and uncontrolled increase in the number of workers...