July 2010
People Management;7/29/2010, p8
This section offers news briefs related to law in Great Britain as of July 2010 including the outlaw of pre-employment health questionnaires come October and the fines imposed on several petroleum companies in connection with the 2005 explosion of Buncefield oil depot in England.


Related Articles

  • Repeat Freepost charges 'could be costing millions.'. Wiggins, Kaye // Third Sector;5/25/2010, Issue 616, p1 

    The article reports on multiple charges that charities in Great Britain could pay for using Freepost envelopes.

  • Wales begins review of civil sanction regime.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Mar2015, Issue 481, p22 

    The article reports on the request of the Welsh government as of March 2015 to review the effectivity of civil actions regime for environmental offenses. Topics include the government's goal to get an understanding of people's actual experiences of civil actions and their effectiveness in...

  • On the house. Boucher, Phil // Employers Law;May2005, p6 

    Reports on the impact of fines to be imposed on bar employees who will serve alcohol to drunk or underage customers on the employment practices of pub companies in Great Britain. Purpose of the government in imposing fines; Findings of enforcement campaigns on pubs breaking the law from...

  • New rules apply to overseas workers. Collier, Robert // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);4/15/2010, Vol. 110 Issue 4215, p24 

    The article examines the new rules that affect the entitlement of a foreign citizen who intends to work and live in Great Britain in 2010. It warns employers who wish to hire overseas workers on factors that need to be considered in terms of their eligibility. It explains how the British...

  • Regulating Crime: The Art of the Possible. Kirk, David // Journal of Criminal Law;Dec2009, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p451 

    The author comments on the effectiveness of creating criminal sanctions to regulate crime. He asserts that every aspect of life in Great Britain is regulated since there are so many laws that citizens can break. It is asserted that the levying of fines may be aimed more at balancing budgets than...

  • Enforceability of Take-or-Pay Provisions in English Law Contracts - Revisited. Holland, Ben; Ashley, Phillip Spencer // Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law (International Bar Ass;May2013, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p205 

    Take-or-pay clauses are commonly found in international energy industry contracts, which are often governed by English law. For the second time in the last five years, the English High Court has raised the concern that a take-or-pay clause may - in principle - be an unenforceable penalty. It is...

  • Safety regulator fines charity £30,000 over killing of worker.  // Mental Health Practice;Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports that British charity Mental Health Matters has been fined 30,000 British pounds and ordered to pay 20,000 British pounds in costs over the death of Ashleigh Ewing, one of its staff.

  • IN BRIEF.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Nov2010, Issue 430, p74 

    This section offers news briefs on environmental law violations in Great Britain as of November 2010. Glen Fresh Foods and one of its directors, Sean McShane, were fined for waste offenses that were in violation of the Waste and Contaminated Land Act (Northern Ireland) Order 1997. Recontainers...

  • Government approves civil sanctions regime.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Feb2010, Issue 421, p43 

    The article reports that Natural England and the British Environment Agency have gained new powers in issuing civil sanctions for legal breaches. Five core sanctions that will be available include fixed monetary penalties (FMPs), set at 100 British pounds for individuals and 300 British pounds...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics