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  • Vocality International - The South's Most Innovative Companies

    15 August 2017

    Vocality International designs and makes secure critical communication for customers which include government, defence, emergency services, aid agencies and broadcasters. The organisation's Chief Executive Officer, Susan Harvey discusses what makes them innovative. …

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  • Stanhope-Seta - The South's Most Innovative Companies

    15 August 2017

    Stanhope-Seta designs and manufactures test equipment and quality control instruments which are mostly used in the oil industry. Organisation Director, Giles Verity discusses the various ways in which the organisation are branching out and innovating. …

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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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  • Craley Group - The South's Most Innovative Companies

    15 August 2017

    Craley Group delivers infrastructure technology whilst saving time, money and demands on the environment. It began with a basic concept of delivering cable to domestic properties without having to dig up the garden. The organisation's Chief Executive Officer, Andy Harris talks about the ways in which his firm are innovative…

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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