Plumber wins workers’ rights battle…

A plumber has successfully won a case entitling him to basic workers rights, until now not possible for “self employed” workers who happen to work for another company.

Gary Smith argued he was entitled to basic workers’ rights. BBC news. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38931211

This is a landmark decision and the latest to side with flexible workers such as plumbers and builders.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38931211

RSR Law a specialist in employment law and discrimination claims supports this latest decision. RSR Law are based in South London.

Alex Jones feared losing job…

Alex Jones feared losing her job on the One Show whilst on maternity leave.

Source: http://www.msn.com/en-gb/entertainment/celebrity/alex-jones-talks-the-replacement-says-she-feared-she-would-lose-job-during-maternity-leave/ar-BBzf8CH?ocid=spartanntp

RSR Law are employment law experts based in South London and deal with many cases where women have lost their jobs due to becoming pregnant. This must stop and we are here to help.

France’s “Right to Disconnect”

“a busy 50-year-old manager at an airline in Paris, sounds like she would benefit from France’s new “right to disconnect” law that guarantees all employees freedom from their work smartphone and email. ”

Since January 2017 French workers have the right to switch off and not accept telephone calls or emails when not at work.

http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/work-email-overload-can-the-law-lead-a-fightback/ar-BBxVxI4

RSR Law Ltd wonder what you think to France’s new law?

As employment law solicitors based in South East London we think this is a great law and we should introduce it in the UK.

 

I was sacked for having cancer

BBC.co.uk

“Cancer survivor Terry Foster, 58, tells the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme he was sacked after being diagnosed with lymphoma, as his company felt he “wouldn’t be able to handle the stress of the job”.”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_audio/headlines/37889171

RSR Law,  employment Law experts based in Croydon, thinks this is appalling and should never happen. If you have been discriminated against by an employer call us today.

Recruitment agency criticised for job ads specifying bra size

BBC.co.uk 6th October 2016

Matching models, an “international temp agency for beautiful and talented people”, recently advertised for personal assistant with “a classic look, long brown hair with a B to C cup. The Equality and Human Rights Comiision called it “appalling, unlawful and demeaning”

Source(s): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37573886

RSR Law Solicitors are sexual discrimination at work experts and thinks this is appalling and discriminatory. – what do you think?

Widow to sue after private ambulance ‘missed heart attack’

BBC.co.uk 6th Oct 2016

A widow is suing a private ambulance trust after it dispatched a private ambulance whose crew failed to spot her husband was showing symptoms of a heart attack and later died…

Source(s): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37563871

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Are ‘discrimination arising from disability’ claims an easy route to employment tribunal wins?

personneltoday.com 5th Oct 2016

Are ‘discrimination arising from disability’ claims an easy route to employment tribunal wins?

The number of employment tribunal claims for discrimination arising from disability appears to be rising. This article looks at what is behind the trend, and asks how future developments could affect the way employers manage disabled people at work.

Source(s):http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/are-discrimination-arising-from-disability-claims-an-easy-route-to-employment-tribunal-wins/

RSR Law Solicitors, Croydon are emlpoyment disability discrimination experts.

Big rise in patients falling victim to NHS surgical mistakes

telegraph.co.uk 23rd August 2016

Charity blames inadequate staffing and pressure in the NHS for a rise in the number of hospital attendances caused by medical mistakes.

Source(s): http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/23/big-rise-in-patients-falling-victim-to-nhs-surgical-mistakes/

NHS trust apologizes after toxic shock misdiagnosis results in a toddler having legs and fingers amputated.

BBC.co.uk 21st August 2016

The 3 year old boy was rushed to hospital initially after a burn.  2 days later when he had a fever he was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis.  Doctors later recognised he was suffering with toxic shock syndrome, which resulted in him having to have his legs and several fingers amputated.  The NHS trust has apologised ‘unreservedly’, admitting full liability.

Source(s): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-37148533

RSR Law at SapphireClaims.com are Medical Negligence experts.

Lack of women ad ethnic minorities in senior NHS roles branded ‘serious weakness’

belfasttelegraph.co.uk 22nd August 2016

A report has shown that only 2% of NHS trusts are chaired by people from a black and ethnic minority background and under 30% of trusts are chaired by women. These figures are also similar across trust executive boards.  The report has recommended government intervention to insist that NHS trust boards undertake radical transformation to better reflect the communities they serve.

Source(s): http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/white-mens-dominance-of-senior-nhs-roles-is-a-serious-weakness-34984199.html

RSR Law, Croydon are racial discrimination at work specialists.

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