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BCA becomes latest gig economy employer embroiled in workers’ rights dispute
Drivers working for British Car Auctions (BCA), part of a group of businesses which also own webuyanycar.com and Cinch, are fighting for workers’ rights with the support of law firm Leigh Day.
Legal action threat over continued 14-day self-isolation rule for care homes
Campaigners signal their intention to bring a legal case against the Government if they don’t remove the 14-day self-isolation requirement from the latest update to guidance.
British American Tobacco and Imperial aim to strike out claims by impoverished Malawi farmers
Tobacco company giants are hoping to have a serious legal claim against them by farmers in Malawi struck out this week.
Manchester plumber’s fatal diagnosis delayed by COVID-19 pandemic
The family of a man whose fatal diagnosis was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic are appealing for information from his former work colleagues.
Appeal against Freedom of Information refusal to see full UK joint targeting policy
A hearing will be held today in an appeal against the Information Commissioner’s decision to allow the Ministry of Defence to withhold information about its Targeting Policy.
Residents’ legal appeal to South Oxfordshire Local Plan decision
Bioabundance Community Interest Company has applied for permission to take its case against the Government and South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC), to the Court of Appeal.
Woman suffered brain injury after failure to diagnose infective encarditis
A woman who suffered a brain injury when a delay in diagnosis of bacterial endocarditis led to her suffering a stroke, has received a six-figure settlement.
Working mum wins national award for her legal challenge and campaigning on Universal Credit
Working mum Nichola Salvato has won a national award for her legal challenge to Universal Credit.
Lawyers cautiously welcome announcement of covid public inquiry
Law firm Leigh Day has cautiously welcomed the announcement by Boris Johnson yesterday that a public inquiry into how the COVID crisis was handled will take place in spring 2022.
Scoliosis children’s MAGEC spinal rod treatment is halted
Clinicians are being advised not to implant MAGEC spinal rod systems used to treat children with scoliosis after the UK healthcare regulator identified several shortcomings with technical documentation and quality management.
Allow care home residents home visits without need for 14-day self-isolation
With guidance to care providers due to be updated this week, John’s Campaign is repeating its call to see all requirements for 14-day self-isolation to be dropped.