Haemochromatosis - more common than anticipated

A stealth disease, otherwise known as Haemochromatosis, causes the body to absorb too much iron from food. This is linked to a faulty gene passed from both parents to their child and can lead to serious complications if left...

Managing old tyres

DVSA have just provided advice on the use of tyres over 10 years old. There is no ban on the use of such tyres but advises that there is a management systems in place that recognises the risk associated with their use.The ana...

Basildon University Hospital: Girl disabled at birth awarded £5.85m

A girl left disabled after she suffered severe spinal cord damage during her birth has been awarded £5.85m compensation.The child, now aged eight, sustained the “rare” injury at Basildon University Hospital, Essex and will ne...

Calculating holiday pay for zero hours, term-time only employees: what you need to know following the case of Brazel v The Harpur Trust UKEAT/0102/17/LA

In the case of Brazel v The Harpur Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the ACAS guidance in respect of paying part-time employees and workers on irregular hours a maximum of 12.07% of their annualised hours for ho...