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We’ve all read headlines about businesses being fined thousands of pounds for health and safety infractions. A common reaction to these reports is to think, “It could never happen to me”, but the simple fact is, it could. No one likes to dwell for...

What is the cost to your business of a fall from height?

We’ve all read headlines about businesses being fined thousands of pounds for health and safety infractions. A common reaction to these reports is to think, “It could never happen to me”, but the simple fact is, it could. No one likes to dwell for...

The recently published 2016 annual report of the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (JEDT) gives us a good idea… Firstly, complaints relating to discrimination are on the rise with a 192% increase in the number of discrimination complaints (from 12 to 35). Of those...

Who is likely to go to an Employment Tribunal and for what reason?

The recently published 2016 annual report of the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (JEDT) gives us a good idea… Firstly, complaints relating to discrimination are on the rise with a 192% increase in the number of discrimination complaints (from 12 to 35). Of those...

A recent judgment of the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal seeks to find clarity in an all-too-common workplace situation: when emotion prevails, tempers fray and an employee resigns on the spot. In the judgment, we read how an employee resigned and then took his...

Dealing with ‘the heat of the moment’

A recent judgment of the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal seeks to find clarity in an all-too-common workplace situation: when emotion prevails, tempers fray and an employee resigns on the spot. In the judgment, we read how an employee resigned and then took his...