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Tougher health and safety laws for Singapore construction

Singapore has introduced an enhanced penalty system for construction companies that fail to follow Singapore's health and safety laws. 13 Mar 2015

Enforced subject access requests prohibited from 10 March

Companies will be banned from forcing individuals to request the disclosure of their personal information by third parties and requiring the individuals to share that information with them. The ban on enforced subject access requests will come into force in... 26 Feb 2015

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  • References: How to write them

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in June 2011. From time to time, organisations are asked to give references for current or former employees, or they request references from other...

Singaporean job-seekers to get ‘fair consideration’ under new employment requirements

New requirements to ensure employers give “fair consideration” to Singaporeans applying for jobs in the city state take effect from 1 August 2014. 17 Jul 2014

UK Supreme Court: forcing disclosure of minor or spent convictions not "necessary or proportionate"

Requiring applicants for those jobs which require enhanced criminal record checks to disclose all spent convictions no matter how historic or minor is an unnecessary and disproportionate interference with their human rights, the UK's Supreme Court has ruled.... 25 Jun 2014

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