Violence

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  • Violence at work policy and procedure

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy and procedure to set out the company's rules on violence at work and the steps to be taken to reduce the health and safety risks associated with violence.

  • Violence at work "plateau" masks significant problems

    Date:
    1 April 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Howard Fidderman looks into the latest workplace violence tolls.

  • Wellbeing

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guide discussing the business case for investing in employee wellbeing and how to develop and implement a wellbeing programme.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios and Georgina Kyriacou are partners, and Krishna Santra, Colin Makin and Sandra Martins are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Policy on domestic violence

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy to set out the organisation's management of issues arising from domestic violence.

  • Vicarious liability: Employer vicariously liable for "doorman's" assault on customer

    Date:
    19 September 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Mattis v Pollock (t/a Flamingo's Nightclub), the Court of Appeal holds that a nightclub owner was vicariously liable for the actions of his door supervisor whose aggression culminated in the stabbing of a customer of the club outside the club premises, notwithstanding that, before the assault, the employee had left the club, returned to his home to arm himself with a knife and had then attacked the customer in an act of personal vengeance.

  • Employer liability: Employer vicariously liable for assault carried out by employee

    Date:
    15 October 2001
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Fennelly v Connex South Eastern Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that an employer was responsible for an assault carried out by one of its employees as it took place in the course of his employment. Judging whether an action is taken in the course of employment requires looking at the job being done by the employee in general terms rather than analysing its component parts.

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