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Employers warned as lasting power of attorney cases rise

There is a 50 percent rise in the number of LPA cases in the past 12 months, with the simple legal procedure providing a form of insurance for those who are concerned about losing mental capacity as a result of a brain injury, accident, illness or simply old age.

Contributor: Tasnim Khalid | Published: 17 November 2017

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The curious sacking on England women’s coach Sampson

A safeguarding assessment into the allegations, which were made in 2014, found no threat and Sampson had previously been cleared to continue working as a football coach.

Contributor: Enrique Garcia | Published: 26 September 2017

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Asperger’s – psychometric test placed candidate at disadvantage

In the Government Legal Service v Brookes the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed the earlier decision of the Employment Tribunal, that a candidate required to carry out a psychometric test as part of a recruitment process, was placed at a particular disadvantage because she had Asperger's syndrome. Simon deMaid, Employment Law Partner with Howes Percival comments.

Contributor: Simon deMaid | Published: 18 May 2017