September 2015 – No right for Agency Workers to be considered

September 2015 – No right for Agency Workers to be considered

Welcome to our September blog post in partnership with highly regarded employment team from 5 Essex Court. Five from 5 Clare Harrington and Dan Hobbs, employment barristers from 5 Essex Court are editors of our employment law blog. They add their ‘Five from 5’ articles to our blog, as well as other matters of interest. Most months one of these. Read more

Alternative Employment Abroad

Alternative Employment Abroad

Most businesses, when carrying out a redundancy exercise, will be aware of the duty to consider alternative employment for employees at risk of dismissal. However, when businesses are multi-nationals, with teams operating across several jurisdictions, the consideration of alternative employment cannot be limited to roles within the UK. The reality of complying with English employment. Read more

Is medical innovation inhibited by fear of litigation?

Is medical innovation inhibited by fear of litigation?

Litigation for damages for clinical professional negligence has the objective of providing financial compensation for patients who suffer injuries as a result of incompetent treatment. The objective is an award of damages which places claimants as nearly as possible in the position, in so far as money can achieve, as they would have been in. Read more

John Baron MP on Clinical Negligence

John Baron MP on Clinical Negligence

Since the last edition of this text, the main changes in clinical negligence have concerned the economics of litigation rather than the substantive law. I am informed by the editors that the major developments and challenges have taken place in the Houses of Parliament rather than in the courts. The principles of law remains mostly. Read more

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