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.


Posted on Jan 28th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

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

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.


Posted on Jan 27th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Pothole compensation claims in the news

pothole compensation

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.


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.


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


Posted on Jan 6th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

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