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Conflict with privacy rights

An employer wants to know that the employee is fit for duty.  The employee doesn’t want the employer to know he’s being treated for an illness that may or may not affect his or her ability to perform on the job.  84 more words

Risk

Commercial property; who is liable for dilapidation?

Recently the Court of Appeals has reviewed the area of dilapidations liability, which given that the length of commercial leases has been steadily declining on average, is quite a timely move. 377 more words

Commercial Law

All eggs in one basket

Do you rely on a document management system to store your documents?  What if the system misfiles a document, or several?  What if the misplaced documents arguably affected a defendant’s defense? 71 more words

Risk

Victor Nealon Case - The difficult decision to sue the CCRC

Readers of the Independent and twittersphere may have seen that a formal letter before action has been issued against the Criminal Cases Review Commission arising out of its past reviews of the case of Victor Nealon . 754 more words

Miscarriage

Dead Men Tell No Tales - Safety Storytelling

A common theme throughout presentations at the Safety Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur was the need to communicate safety and health clearly and concisely to variety of nationalities with a variety of literacy levels. 3,876 more words

OHS

Landlord’s Guide to Smoke & Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms

A handy guide for all private landlords that helps protect tenants from the risk of fire and Carbon Monoxide. It covers:

• What types of alarms should be fitted… 39 more words

News

Australian Safeway Stores Pty Ltd v Zaluzna [1987] HCA 7 | 10 March 1987

NEGLIGENCE. OCCUPIER’S LIABILITY. INJURY. ON THIS DAY IN 1987, the High Court of Australia delivered Australian Safeway Stores Pty Ltd v Zaluzna HCA 7; (1987) 162 CLR 479 (10 March 1987). 312 more words

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