Top five cases of 2019

8 January 2020

2019 has been a turbulent year for employment law. Here, Ben McCarthy, employment law writer at Croner-i summarises the top five cases from this year and their outcomes.

Looking for the root cause: method and aim

7 January 2020

Investigations into tragedies such as the Grenfell Tower fire need to look at the root causes of the incident so lessons can be learned to prevent a re-occurrence, says Lawrence Waterman.

Will climate change transform the British landscape?

7 January 2020

Arable farming forced to move, flood plains expanding and more tree planting needed - climate change is making subtle but rapid changes to the fertile, green and often rather wet landscapes that have shaped Britain’s traditional identity, as Jon Herbert discovers.

Building a mentally healthy working environment

7 January 2020

When we consider that the average person will spend approximately one third of their life at work, it is unsurprising that this environment has a significant influence on our mental health and wellbeing, says Joscelyne Shaw.

Clear and present

7 January 2020

Dangerous substances must be handled safely, explains Andrew Lawrence.

Modern methods of construction: how does it all fit together?

6 January 2020

“Modern methods of construction” is the latest in a series of initiatives to resolve some deep-seated problems within the industry and involves a number of proposals for improved ways of building. Roland Finch investigates.

The Law on using Mobile Phones

6 January 2020

Vikki Woodfine, Partner at DWF Law LLP, examines the use of mobile phones while driving a coach, minibus or HGV, and looks at the double punishment imposed on professional drivers.