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  • Drug and alcohol tests: what employers need to know

    Date:
    8 November 2018

    Barratt Developments recently announced it would introduce randomised drug and alcohol testing for staff to combat increased risks on building sites. But introducing such a policy is not without its challenges, as Katherine Maxwell from Moore Blatch explains.

  • Vicarious liability: employers face big damages for employees' actions

    Date:
    21 September 2017

    Vicarious liability, where employers may be liable to pay damages for an employee's or others' actions, can result in high levels of compensation. Akshay Choudhry, an associate at independent law firm Burges Salmon, considers recent cases and how employers can manage this risk.

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