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Profit before Safety?

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If you’re a business owner or employer, ignore your duty of care at your peril! It may seem that I’m taking to my pulpit again, but the importance of health and safety – especially with regard to violence at work

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Verdict on Householder Defence

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It is still lawful for householder’s to use ‘disproportionate force’ to defend themselves and their families in their own homes. This is the verdict of the High Court in the case of Denby Collins which was handed down last Friday,

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ECHR finds Italian Government to be in Breach of Article 3: Prohibition of Torture

The European Court of Human Rights has issued a ruling today against the Italian Government, finding it to be in breach of Article 3 of the European Convention of Human Rights over the actions of its Police during the G8

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