GMB and Uber sign historic collective bargaining agreement

26 May 2021 By Jamie Hanley

GMB and Uber sign a historic collective bargaining agreement to benefit 70,000 UK Uber drivers, which may be the first step to a fairer working life for millions of people.   Uber have signed a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union to allow it to represent its 70,000 UK drivers, under a collective bargaining agreement. […]

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Jamie Hanley, News Releases, Press & Media,

Employment Tribunal fees – history repeats itself?

3 August 2020 By Jamie Hanley

The Government has decided to introduce a system of fees in Employment Tribunals.  A consultation exercise asking for views on different options has just concluded.  Paul Statham of Pattinson & Brewer solicitors who co-chaired a committee of the Employment Lawyers Association summarises their response.  

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Current Controversies, Editorial, Employment, Media clippings, Paul Statham,

Finding of Neglect following London Hospital failure to provide prescribed anticoagulants.

15 May 2018 By Peter Mordecai

Peter Mordecai is instructed to represent the family of the deceased, Philip Wood, in a Clinical Negligence matter against Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The claim involves a failure to provide heparin after a below the knee amputation despite this being the intention. As a result, Mr Wood suffered bilateral pulmonary emboli and […]

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Medical Negligence, News Releases,

Is your surgeon Cutting edge? Check the new guidelines for cosmetic surgery patients

5 October 2016 By Jamie Hanley

The Royal College of Surgeons has today published a variety of online resources and advice for patients considering cosmetic surgery. The new webpage includes a handy printable checklist of questions that patients should ask their surgeon before consenting to a procedure. Patients are encouraged to take the checklist to the first consultation and discuss each […]

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News Releases,

Official JUAC response to the proposed government reforms regarding mesothelioma claims

24 October 2013 By Jamie Hanley

Since 2010 Julie Winn, our York-based legal specialist on asbestos, has been Chair of the national Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC). Below is Julie’s submission – on behalf of JUAC – to the government consultation on reforming mesothelioma claims…

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Accidents and Disease, Editorial, Julie Winn,

Important employment law update conferences – London & Liverpool

30 September 2013 By Jamie Hanley

Pattinson & Brewer employment specialist Paul Statham will be speaking at the following two forthcoming employment law conferences, presented by the Institute of Employment Rights…

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Editorial, Employment, Paul Statham,
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