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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Make Sure Your Procurement Challenge Covers All Bases: A Warning On Time Limits

Inez Manson

A recent decision of the English High Court has provided a reminder of the strict approach that the courts take when it comes to enforcing the time limit for challenging procurement decisions (Corelogic Limited v Bristol City Council [2013] EWHC 2088 (TCC)).

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Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 – The Role Of Social Enterprise

Emma Jardine

Last year saw a hugely successful year for British sport and the eyes of the world were firmly fixed on London and the Olympic Games. With tickets going on sale this week for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, this sporting focus has now turned to Glasgow. The building works are well under way, recruitment of the 15,000 volunteers needed has begun and - most significantly – Clyde, the mascot for the Games has been touring the length and breadth of the country!

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LChalmers

Yaktrax And Inadequate Ergonomics – Two Recent Cases On The Extent Of Health And Safety Duties

Ashok Rebello

Two recent cases show how wide the extent of an employer’s health and safety duties can be and raise four important points that employers should be aware of:

  1. Employers can be liable for the health risks arising from inadequate ergonomics in the positioning of equipment controls.
  2. Where proposed changes to address safety matters are rejected by the workforce this does not necessarily affect the employer’s duty to implement them.

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