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Firm heavily fined after worker suffers serious injury in fall at work

March 5, 2014

An Aberdeen-based company has been heavily fined after one of its workers was seriously injured in an accident at work in 2009. Mr Valentin Taljanov, 61, suffered the accident at work whilst he was contracted to Lawrie [Demolition] Limited. Mr Taljanov, who was working as a labourer for the company when he suffered the accident, […]

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Employment Tribunal makes order for costs of £117,000

March 4, 2014

A barrister’s chambers has reported that the East London Employment Tribunal has made an award of costs against a Claimant of over £100,000 – the largest single costs award against an individual in the Employment Tribunal on record. Ely Place Chambers has reported that an award of costs was made against Dr Makanjuola in the […]

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Bristol City Council heavily fined after workplace injury to employee

January 21, 2014

Bristol City Council has been heavily fined by the courts after a worker was seriously injured in an accident at work in 2012. The 51-year-old worker (who does not wish to be named for personal reasons) was working for the Council as a park keeper in Netham Park, Bristol when the accident occurred on 30 […]

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Lecturer claims unfair dismissal in Employment Tribunal after alleging biased redundancy

January 20, 2014

A lecturer who was made redundant from a top London university in 2012 has made a claim to the Employment Tribunal after alleging that his redundancy was ‘rigged’. Dr Fanis Missirlis was employed as a lecturer in cell biology at Queen Mary’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences until he was made redundant in June […]

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Business’ Employment Tribunal appeal rejected as out of time

January 13, 2014

A Plymouth-based firm has been told that it is out of time to appeal against an Employment Tribunal judgment after a former employee won a claim against it, the Plymouth Herald has reported. The Glassblowing House Limited, which ran the Glassblowing House restaurant in Plymouth, lost an Employment Tribunal case brought against it by former […]

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Employee’s constructive dismissal claim rejected by Employment Tribunal

January 9, 2014

A former joinery worker has lost his claim in the Employment Tribunal after an Employment Judge ruled that his employers had not breached his contract of employment through their actions. Mr Martin Tiddles worked for MMR Limited – a joinery firm – as a labourer until he resigned from his job on 29 January 2013 […]

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Wiccan wins Employment Tribunal claim for discrimination

December 30, 2013

A Hemel Hempstead business has lost its defence against an Employment Tribunal claim made by a former employee after it was held that the employee had been unfairly dismissed and discriminated against. Ms Holland, a former employee of the Londis shop in Shenley Road, Hemel Hempstead, made her Employment Tribunal claim after she was sacked […]

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Forge ordered to pay almost £250,000 after death of worker

December 19, 2013

A forge in Sheffield has been heavily fined and ordered to pay substantial costs after a worker died in an accident at work in May 2008. Sheffield Forgemasters Steel Ltd was fined and ordered to pay costs amounting cumulatively to approximately £250,000 after it pleaded guilty at the Crown Court to breaching health and safety […]

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Transsexual PC loses Employment Tribunal claim

December 16, 2013

A transsexual police officer has had her employment tribunal claim for discrimination and harassment after she claimed that she had been offended by having to “out” herself at work. PC Emma Chapman made her Employment Tribunal claims after she complained that she had been forced to “out” herself over the radio system whilst working for […]

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Injury at work results in heavy fine for factory firm

December 11, 2013

An accident at work has resulted in a Staffordshire manufacturing firm being heavily fined by the Stafford Crown Court after it pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations. Marling Leek Limited was fined £35,000 and ordered to pay the costs of the prosecution after one of its employees, Mr Andrew Thomas, shattered his arm […]

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