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In the wee small hours of this morning I was pottering up the A303 to Basingstoke (sunrise over the Festival Centre is well worth seeing) and heard the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy extolling his departments “ Good...
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The scheme was launched on 1 November to address the challenge facing the care sector following the EAT’s ruling about working time and sleep-overs. Links to my previous pieces on this topic are here: http://www.trethowans.com/site/library/legalnews/...
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Yesterday the CJEU said the Greek government indirectly discriminated against women by imposing a minimum height requirement on applicants to the annual competition for places at it’s police and firefighting academies. The minimum height requirement...
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On Tuesday The Guardian newspaper published what appears to be a leaked Home Office paper on the UK’s immigration policy after we leaves the EU. It’s only a draft document but it has the look and feel of something more substantial than a...
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In May I wrote about an important decision of the EAT concerning working time, sleep-ins and the minimum wage. The decision could have profound implications for anyone employing staff to provide a 24 hour service and especially for social care providers. ...