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Bus Driver Who Had Been Instantly Dismissed For Failing a Random Drugs Test Wins Nearly £85,000 Unfair Dismissal Compensation

Alan Bailes had been employed by First Bristol Limited as a bus driver for 22 years. As with many other employers in the Transport sector, First Bristol carries out random drug and alcohol testing of its employees. Mr Bailes failed a saliva test, which picked up traces of cocaine. He was adamant...

79 months down - 5 to go

However you look at it, I think it is safe to say that the road to becoming a qualified solicitor is a long one. The cliché “it’s a marathon and not a sprint” could not be more apt in my opinion. Fortunately, I am reaching the finishing line and only have five months to go; I am sure that you can...

The price of justice?

In addition to any financial penalty and order to pay prosecution costs, from 13 April 2015 Criminal Courts will be imposing a Criminal Courts Charge if you are found guilty of an offence committed on or after that date. You may also receive a Criminal Courts Charge for an unsuccessful appeal or...

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