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In our regular Legal Eye column, employment lawyers provide practical advice for health and care managers – helping you to protect yourself and your staff against legal risks, and to react in the right way if you become involved in a dispute, disciplinary process or discrimination

We explain the legal duties on employers to protect the psychological wellbeing of staff and support people suffering from mental health conditions.

04 October 2018 | By David Robinson
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The Civil Liability Bill will deny injury compensation to thousands of workers and cost the NHS millions – just to feed the insurance industry fat cats.

27 July 2018 | By Doug Christie
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We explain what you need to know about about putting in a claim to an Employment Tribunal – and when to do it.

24 April 2018 | By Bernie Wentworth
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With more and more people leaving the NHS under settlement agreements, managers need to know what can and can't be said. Iain Birrell explains the rules about so-called 'protected conversations'.

15 December 2017 | By Iain Birrell
Legal Eye

Here's what you need to know about the legal position on using social media at work, focusing on human rights, contract law and data protection.

29 September 2017 | By Jo Seery
Legal Eye

Here's what you need to know about your legal responsibilities as a manager when handling race discrimination complaints from staff.

24 June 2017 | By Rakesh Patel
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If work is becoming intolerable, it’s important to understand the risks and pitfalls before resigning and making a claim for constructive dismissal.

13 March 2017 | By Iain Birrell
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New rules on patient consent mean doctors have to be more upfront with patients about risks. Here’s what managers need to know.

15 December 2016 | By Linda Millband
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Our legal advisers explain how to avoid allegations of bullying or harassment when managing poor performance.

01 September 2016 | By Jo Seery
Legal Eye
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Our legal advisers on what you need to know about employee surveillance and social media snooping.

22 June 2016 | By Brian Wilson
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Two women NHS leaders warned that the NHS needs to give better support to senior managers and develop leadership teams that better represent the populations they serve in a conversation session with Channel 4 health correspondent Victoria Macdonald at the MiP Members’ Summit .
20th Nov 2018
By Mercedes Broadbent
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