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Plans to exempt certain self-employed UK individuals from health and safety laws move closer

Delayed plans to exempt self-employed individuals in the UK whose work "does not expose others to risks" from general health and safety obligations have come a step closer to completion after draft regulations were published by the Health and Safety Executive... 29 Jun 2015

Stiffer safety and performance checks on the horizon for medical device manufacturers

Medical device manufacturers will be subject to stiffer safety and performance rules, under new proposals backed by EU ministers. 29 Jun 2015

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Courts given stronger powers to strike out 'fundamentally dishonest' claims, says expert

FOCUS: Courts in England and Wales now have the power to strike out personal injury claims in their entirety if the person making the claim has been fundamentally dishonest, even if parts of the claim were genuine. 17 Jun 2015

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