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Criminal records disclosure scheme is ‘infringement of human rights’

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Supreme Court judges have ruled that the way criminal records are disclosed to employers is an infringement of human rights.

Alice Sanderson, February 01, 2019

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Convictions for drug-driving overturned after forensic testing investigation

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Convictions overturned following data manipulation in testing laboratory.

Alice Sanderson, December 07, 2018

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‘Huge win’ for workers as tribunal confirms Addison Lee cab drivers are employees

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An Employment Appeal Tribunal has rejected a cab firm’s appeal, confirming a ruling that Addison Lee’s drivers are employees, not self-employed contractors.

Alice Sanderson, November 16, 2018

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Government U-turn on public access to rogue landlord database

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The Guardian and ITV News have been digging into information surrounding the new rogue landlord database.

Alice Sanderson, October 26, 2018

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Call for graduated driving licences after death of two friends

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Calls for the introduction of graduated driving licences, to reduce the risk of accidents involving new drivers.

Alice Sanderson, October 01, 2018

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Paid leave for bereaved parents will be law by 2020

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A new law giving bereaved parents the right to two weeks paid leave has been given the go-ahead.

Alice Sanderson, September 24, 2018

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Justice Secretary to consult on introduction of no fault divorce

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Justice Secretary David Gauke is considering a change in the law, and is in the process of drawing up a consultation.

Alice Sanderson, September 13, 2018

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Court deems unmarried woman eligible for widow's benefit

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A Supreme Court ruling could pave the way for unmarried partners to claim widow's benefits.

Alice Sanderson, September 04, 2018

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Women being denied childbirth choices

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New research reveals only a quarter of hospitals are offering women options about how they give birth.

Alice Sanderson, August 24, 2018

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