A trend has developed over the last few months that will be of concern to many Tier 2 sponsors: the number of restricted Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) made available under the government's cap on Tier 2 (General) is close to being reached.
Yes, held the Advocate General (AG). When considering the definition of 'working time' in the Working Time Directive, regard should be had to the quality of the time that the worker may enjoy when on 'stand-by' duty.
The President of the Employment Tribunals in England & Wales has made an order staying all employment claims and applications in the tribunal which seek to rely on the Supreme Court's landmark ruling last month to scrap fees.
Employee claims for psychiatric injury can expose you to potentially high levels of compensation. A recent case has confirmed the approach that should be taken by tribunals and courts when assessing compensation...
We recently reported that organisations from across the pharma and healthcare spectrum had joined forces to create the Brexit Health Alliance with the aim of safeguarding issues of health in light of Britain leaving the European Union.
The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) and the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) have both been given permission to lodge an appeal against the High Court decision which found the planned budget cuts for community pharmacy legal.
England's Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, announced recently that genomic testing should be made routine on the NHS in order to provide patients with more personalised treatment plans through the establishment of a National Genomics Board.
In the case of Ministry of Justice v The Prison Officers' Association, the High Court considered whether to issue injunctive relief against a trade union following its instruction to members to withdraw from certain voluntary tasks and roles.