The appellant in Judd V Cabinet Office , Victoria Judd, appealed against the rejection of her claims for disability discrimination after she was refused a secondment opportunity in Montenegro on grounds of risk to her health.
On 15 January 2022 at Cambridge Magistrates Court, Peter Saunders Builders Ltd was fined £16,000 after pleading guilty to breaching regulation 8 (a) of the Work at Height Regulations 2005, following an incident that saw one of its workers, Sean Harding, fall from height and subsequently die.
A 73-year-old woman with dementia has won her claim for constructive unfair dismissal against supermarket giant Asda, after she was asked more than once if she wanted to retire and subjected to treatment that violated her dignity.
Employers need to ensure they are ready to provide the same level of protection to workers who carry out casual work as employees who have a contract of employment when amended personal protective equipment (PPE) regulations come into force on 6 April (https://www.hse.gov.uk/ppe/index.htm).
With the help of HM Inspector of Railways Sean Devaney and Office of Rail and Road Senior Legal Advisor Chloé Barton, we look at the catalogue of errors that led to a road-rail excavator tipping over in an accident that resulted in a £600,000 fine.