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Obese-work-thumb Obese staff to gain Disability Rights in the Workplace - The 64 per cent of adults in Britain who are overweight or obese may soon have to be provided with larger office seats, lifts and priority parking by their employers after a recent European ruling that obesity is a disability. …
sick-days_thumb New Health & Work Service - It is estimated that around one million employees were on sick leave for at least one month on average each year between September 2010 and October 2013 at an annual cost of approximately £9 billion for employers. Consequently, as part …
Green Belt How much can you build in the Green Belt? - Many people are fortunate enough to live in the Green Belt or other parts of the countryside, but when it comes to extending their homes they soon find out that it is not all roses! John Hughes, Consultant in The …
Eviction Thumb Landlords – Watch Out with Your Notices! - Emma-Louise Bradley and Victoria Khandker, solicitors within the Property Litigation department at The Wilkes Partnership LLP discuss the trend in residential landlords increasingly trying to resolve disputes with tenants or bring tenancies to an end without the assistance of solicitors. …
zero-hours-thumb Further Government Consultation on Zero Hours Contracts - Further to our article earlier this year regarding zero hours contracts, the Department for Business Innovation & Skills has now launched a new public consultation, specifically seeking views on the best mechanism for tackling avoidance of an exclusivity ban in …