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  • MR Solutions - The South's Most Innovative Companies

    15 August 2017

    MR Solutions is the only British manufacturer of MRI scanners and one of only a few in the western world. It is a world leader in MRI technology alongside a developer and manufacturer of the world’s first range of commercial, superconducting, cryogen-free (dry magnet), benchtop MRI systems. Founder and CEO, David Taylor talks about the innovation taking place within his organisation. …

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  • The South's Most Innovative Companies

    14 August 2017

    Research commissioned by Barlow Robbins has identified the south's innovative companies; the businesses which are setting new benchmarks, not just in terms of technology and product/service offering, but in setting standards in terms of delivery, human capital management, working practices, sustainability, market reach.…

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  • Employment Tribunal Fees

    26 July 2017

    ​History was made by the Supreme Court today (26 July 2017) when it quashed the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013 (Fees Order) – meaning that from today fees will cease to be payable for claims in the Employment Tribunal (ET) and Employment Appeal Tribunal.…

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  • Employment Law Update - July 2017

    26 July 2017

    Welcome to the July 2017 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date…

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  • Redundancy Consultation

    25 July 2017

    The test of reasonableness in unfair dismissal claims, as set out in section 98(4) of the Employment Rights Act 1996, plays an important role in a redundancy consultation when employees are required to compete for newly created posts following a restructure, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (‘EAT’) has determined.</…

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  • A Mistaken Belief Did Not Prevent Whistleblower Protection

    25 July 2017

    If the reason, or principal reason, for dismissal is because of an employee’s protected disclosure (whistleblowing), the employee’s dismissal is automatically unfair. This will be the case even if the employer has a mistaken belief that the employee’s disclosure was not ‘protected’ for the purposes of the whistleblowing legislation.…

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  • Status Anxiety? - Part II

    25 July 2017

    This is the second in a series of articles on employment status in English law. In Part I we provided some background information as to the law on employment status and looked at the various statutory definitions.…

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  • Summer 2017 Update for Schools

    07 July 2017

    Welcome to the Spring 2017 Update for Schools. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

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  • Children and Social Work Act 2017

    07 July 2017

    The Children and Social Work Bill received Royal Assent on 27th April 2017 – just before the end of the previous Parliament. There was considerable disquiet about some of the proposals such as a controversial plan to allow local authorities to opt out of their duties relating to children’s social care. This was removed before the Bill was finally approved. …

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