BBC Analysis Suggests That Gender Pay Gap Is Growing

The BBC has completed analysis on the private companies that have published their latest gender pay gap figures and notes that 4 in 10 companies are reporting wider gaps than they did last year, including firms such as Kwik F...

Sepsis - new rapid test ‘could save thousands of lives’

A new rapid test for earlier diagnosis of sepsis has been developed by University of Strathclyde researchers, which they say could save thousands of lives. They have developed a new test using microelectrode device which anal...

When does an employer have knowledge of an employee’s disability under the Equality Act 2010?

This was the question addressed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the recent case of Lamb v The Garrard Academy. An individual is considered disabled if they have a physical or mental impairment that has a significant and...

NHS admits to mistakenly inserting wrong metal plates to fix fractures

An unnamed NHS Trust has identified seven cases where patients have been treated incorrectly for fractured bones, with flexible reconstruction plates being inserted rather than the more rigid plates.Allegedly the mistake is d...