Illegal tooth-whitening training company prosecuted

NHS whistleblowing

The General Dental Council recently brought its first prosecution of an illegal tooth-whitening training company. The director of Smile Like the Stars Training Ltd was found guilty of unlawfully practising dentistry.

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Posted on Jan 28th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Are remote overseas workers able to claim unfair dismissal in the UK?

The case of Lodge v (1) Dignity & Choice in Dying; (2) Compassion in Dying considered whether Mrs Lodge, an Australian citizen who worked remotely for a UK charity from her home in Melbourne, was able to bring a claim for unfair dismissal against the charity in the London Employment Tribunal.

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Posted on Jan 27th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Pothole compensation claims in the news

An RAC Foundation survey released today has shown that there are a significant number of claims made against local councils following damage caused by poor road maintenance, especially pothole damage.

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Posted on Jan 16th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson Bristol raises £18,000 for local charity

Throughout 2014, Lyons Davidson’s Bristol offices raised a total of £18,379.37 for The Green House, the charity that staff chose to raise funds for throughout the year. The money was raised through a mixture of events, including bake sales, book sales, raffles, a summer party, sweepstakes around various sporting events and a monthly Dress Down Friday, which in itself raised £2,000 over the course of 2014.

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Posted on Jan 9th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Psychiatric injury and Yapp v Foreign and Commonwealth Office

psychiatric injury

Whether an employer should be liable for psychiatric harm suffered by an employee as a result of the employment relationship has and continues to be a controversial topic. In the recent decision on Yapp v Foreign and Commonwealth Office from the Court of Appeal, Lord Justice Underhill provides a detailed exposition of the historic case law in this area. In this article, we look at how the law has developed in relation to psychiatric injury

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Posted on Jan 6th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

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