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Held to account home & away
Paul Dowling reports on a recent case of parent company liability & the treatment of overseas workers
‘New deal’ or raw deal: what does Addison Lee’s new offering really mean for drivers?
Addison Lee has recently introduced a ‘new deal’ for drivers, but what exactly does this mean? Here, Liana Wood, a solicitor in the employment team, explains.
Workplace issues: How the pandemic has highlighted the problem of violence against shop floor workers
Emma Satyamurti, discusses calls on the government to make attacks against shop floor workers a specific criminal offence.
Resisting SLAPPs: Challenging corporations who weaponise the law
Rebecca Swan and Lauren Chaplin discuss recent moves to halt the use of SLAPPs.
Consumer group actions: a vital pathway to corporate accountability
Shazia Yamin, a partner in the Product Safety and Consumer Law team, discusses how consumer group actions are being used to hold corporations to account following allegations of vehicle emission test cheating and why further regulatory action is necessary.
Nestlé USA v Doe: US Supreme Court bucks trend
Alex Wessely discusses a US Supreme Court ruling that it lacked jurisdiction in a case alleging links between Nestlé and Cargill and child slave labour.
We need to talk about fitness to practise
Emma Walker discusses the role of a fitness to practise regime in the solicitor profession and why we need to talk about it.
Fixing the Modern Slavery Act: A new dawn for supply chain transparency?
Oliver Holland and Walker Syachalinga from our international department discuss the new amendments to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and what impact they could have.
Winterbourne View Abuse Scandal 10 years on
Cat Rubens and Dan Webster discuss what has changed in the 10 years since the Winterbourne View scandal and why so many victims and their families feel that the lessons of their experiences have still not been learned in what they describe as a “broken system”.
Review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges: what now?
Earlier this month Ofsted published the results of their rapid review into sexual abuse in schools and colleges. Andrew Lord considers their review further and explores what this means for safeguarding children and young people.
Gypsy Roma and Traveller History Month
June is Gypsy Roma and Traveller (GRT) History Month. Charlotte Norton and Anna Brothers discuss the discrimination GRT face and why Leigh Day is supporting the #MakeSomeSpace campaign.