Monthly Archives: April 2015

Back attack! The real cost of manual handling injuries

Originally posted on RoSPA Workplace Safety Blog:
 As we’ve discussed in previous posts about manual handling, heavy manual labour, awkward postures and previous or existing injury can all increase the risk of injuries. In this short piece, which originally appeared…

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Royal Holloway named the safest university

Originally posted on Runnymede Residents Community Web Site:
Revealed: the 10 safest places to be a student I was delighted to be directed to this article pointing out that students have voted the Royal Holloway the safest place to study.…

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Birth certificate cannot be retrospectively changed to reflect father’s gender reassignment

UK Human Rights Blog JK, R(on the application of) v Secretary of State for Home Department and another [2015] EWHC 990 (Admin) 20 April 2015 – read judgment This case concerned the rights of transgender women, and their families, in … Continue reading

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A concert and birthday party – thoughts on modern life

Originally posted on Amandacomms's Blog:
I had a couple of interesting events this week. Firstly, I went to watch a concert along with many others. We all came together to enjoy the live music and hear the old hits…

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Court of Session examines interplay between Article 8 and the Immigration Rules

UK Human Rights Blog Photo credit: Guardian This week we welcome to the Blog our new team of commentators on Scottish human rights issues – Fraser Simpson, David Scott and Thomas Raine. Khan v. The Advocate General for Scotland, [2015] CSIH … Continue reading

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Can’t prioritise development?

Originally posted on Amandacomms's Blog:
In recent years being able to provide staff training and development has become an increasing challenge. With budgets being squeezed, it is easy to remove the money for anything beyond legal and critical job…

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Unfit to Plead

Originally posted on Mental Health Cop:
I’m going to try really hard not to discuss the case of Lord JANNER after today’s annoucement by the Crown Prosecution Service that he will not be prosecuted for a litany of sex offences…

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Comfort Blanket

Originally posted on InspGuilfoyle:
When Stick Child was a bit younger, he had a little comfort blanket. Here he is with it, dreaming about smashing up some arbitrary numerical targets. (That’s supposed to be the moon in the window by the…

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Caped Crusaders and Princely Rights – The Human Rights Round-Up

UK Human Rights Blog Photo credit: The Guardian Laura Profumo runs through the week’s human rights headlines. In the News: The Conservative party published its manifesto last week. The document makes for curious reading, writes academic Mark Elliott. The manifesto … Continue reading

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College of Policing – Newsletters

Originally posted on Mental Health Cop:
We are in the process of setting up some College of Policing webpages on mental health and will be putting various items on there in due course.  This BLOG post is just a temporary…

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