The hidden killer in schools

I’m sending out another plea, to anyone who will listen, for greater knowledge and management of the asbestos threat within our schools. Our children are more at risk and more vulnerable to asbestos and, whilst we cannot do anything about past exposure, we can and must see action to prevent anymore being exposed.  The outcomes…
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New Employment Legislation is in…..

Changes to employment tribunal procedure and the usual statutory rate changes came into effect on or after 6 April 2014. Employment tribunals Individuals who wish to bring a claim at an employment tribunal from 6 May will have to inform Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service). Instead of filling in an ET1 form and sending…
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Mesothelioma Bill

In July 14 we will see the implementation of the long-overdue Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (‘Scheme’) for mesothelioma victims and their families. This has been a long fight for justice by victims, campaigners and politicians. The fight began back in February 2010 when Labour launched the originating consultation. The scheme however excludes all other asbestos…
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