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Supermarket workers closer to equal pay after landmark ruling
Supermarkets in the UK have suffered another blow in the battle for equal pay after the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled employees working in stores can compare their roles to colleagues working in distribution centres for the purpose of equal pay.
Army cadet leaders jailed for abuse of teenage girl
Army cadet leaders have been jailed for the sexual abuse of a teenage girl in their troop.
Claim settled for London brass factory worker exposed to asbestos
A claim has successfully been settled for the family of an Australian mesothelioma victim, John Young, who passed away in late 2019, aged 72.
Hearing granted in case against changes to planning laws
Campaign group Rights: Community: Action (RCA) has been granted a court hearing after a judge said its case against sweeping changes to planning laws introduced by the Government last year is potentially important.
FCA update on its enforcement investigation into the Woodford Equity Income Fund
The FCA today sent a letter to the Treasury Select Committee and MPs updating them on their investigation into the collapse of the Woodford Equity Income Fund (WEIF)
Seven-figure settlement for woman left with debilitating neurological condition following bariatric surgery
A woman has received more than £2.7 million in settlement from Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust after she suffered an extreme nutritional deficiency following weight loss surgery.
Mother has hysterectomy after mismanaged complications following baby’s birth
A woman whose placenta was not delivered fully after the birth of her first child suffered complications that have resulted in a hysterectomy.
Serious injury specialist joins Leigh Day’s personal injury department
New partner Andrew Zajac has joined Leigh Day’s personal injury department.
Immigration data protection exemption is unlawful rule Appeal Court judges
An Immigration Exemption within the Data Protection Act 2018, which allowed the Government and others within the private sector a blanket power to refuse information and use it secretly has been ruled unlawful in a judgment handed down today.
Pregnant Then Screwed will appeal SEISS judgment
Campaign group Pregnant Then Screwed has been granted permission to appeal its case that the government’s Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) discriminated against women who had taken maternity leave between 2016-19.
Children’s hospital porter jailed for sex abuse crimes
A former porter at Great Ormond Street Hospital has been jailed for at least 18 years after he admitted sexual offences against young boys.
Solicitors for victims of infected blood scandal call for clear and direct answers from Matt Hancock
Solicitors representing over 300 victims of the contaminated blood scandal have called on Health Secretary Matt Hancock to give clear and direct answers when he appears at the Infected Blood Public Inquiry on Friday afternoon (21 May).