New deregulation bill will further limit health and safety law

09 May 2013

A new deregulation bill announced in the Queen's speech yesterday (09 May 2013) is set to exempt some self-employed workers from health and safety legislation.

Obituary: A life on the left: Jim Mortimer (1921-2013)

08 May 2013

By Tom Sibley

Jim Mortimer, who has died aged 92, was a leading figure in the labour movement over 60 years.

Support Haldane Society Campaign against Legal Aid Cuts

02 May 2013

The Haldane Society has released a document in opposition to further legal aid cuts, which is in line with the IER's viewpoint on the restriction of access to justice.

Victorian era workers' rights scrapped by Coalition

01 May 2013

The Coalition is to "review" health and safety enforcement and make injured workers fight for their rights.

IER founding member Jim Mortimer passes away

Jim and Pat Mortimer
Jim and Pat Mortimer

01 May 2013

We are extremely saddened to report that IER Honorary Life President and founding member Jim Mortimer has passed away at the age of 92.

Government to weaken judicial reviews

25 April 2013

The government is set to to weaken access to justice for Britons negatively affected by poor policymaking and public sector decisions.

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