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The Boss Is Responsible For Your Saftey

  The Government has announced its intention to dramatically cut to the number of workplace inspections carried out by the Health and Safety Executive. This would suggest that people today are safer at work than they have ever been.  DBS Law head of personal injury Angela Fitzpatrick says this is far from the case. In my […]

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Ask Adrian

Legal Eagle Adrian Barnes is a barrister and Head of Employment at local solicitors DBS Law; he’s here to help Fyne Times readers with their legal queries.  So go on ask Adrian at fynetimes.com Ella from Bartley Green in Birmingham asks.. I’ve just been told by my employer that I’m being made redundant at the […]

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Guilty Comment or Guilty Mind

On paper no one should have to put up with sexist and homophobic abuse at work thanks to the Equality Act that came into force in 2010. Now its provision are beginning to take effect and it’s turning the theory into reality says, Adrian Barnes Head of Employment at DBS Law. The Act provides that […]

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust tops Stonewall’s 2015 list of gay-friendly employers

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Stonewall today publishes its Top 100 Employers 2015, showcasing Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Nottinghamshire Healthcare […]

THE FIRST NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LGBT HISTORY IS NOW JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

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The schedule is nearly completed, venues booked, and volunteers primed to present three centuries of history for adults and children […]

Armed forces to ask recruits if they are gay

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It has been 15 years since LGGT soldiers won the right to serve and for the first time ever, the […]

Panti Bliss is now an Oxford Pride Patron!

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People need people. And the one we just got is fantastic…   We at Oxford Pride are delighted to add […]

Vigil held for Leelah

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The suicide of a trans teenager from Ohio has been marked by a candle lit vigil in Trafalgar Square and […]

Civil Partnership Conversions start today!

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From Wednesday 10 December 2014 you will be able to convert your civil partnership to marriage, but only if you […]