A group of drivers for Amazon who say they were lured to the U.K. from Spain as part of a sophisticated visa scam have filed an employment claim against the retail giant and its logistics provider.
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Drivers Sue Amazon Over Alleged Work Visa Scam

By Sophia Dourou

A group of drivers for Amazon who say they were lured to the U.K. from Spain as part of a sophisticated visa scam have filed an employment claim against the retail giant and its logistics provider.

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Sales Reps Win Discrimination Claim Over 'Somali Pirate' Slur

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley

An employment tribunal has ruled that used car seller Stellantis & You discriminated against two sales advisers following evidence of racial slurs, including staff calling one a "Somali pirate" and another a "Black bastard."

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Gaming Execs Deny Copying Ex-Firm's Code For New Game

By Tabitha Burbidge

Two former directors of an online gambling company have denied its claim that they plagiarized copyrighted source code for its "Slingo" online betting game to produce several competing products through the rival business they joined.

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ENFORCEMENT

Barrister Sanctioned Over Fight At The Opera

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley

A barrister was sanctioned by a disciplinary board on Wednesday for getting into a fistfight at an opera as the panel found that he had behaved in a way that is likely to diminish public trust in the legal profession.

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DEALS

Fieldfisher Steers £165M Mineral Biz Pension Deal

By Joel Poultney

Insurance giant Aviva said on Wednesday that it has completed a full retirement savings plan buy-in worth £165 million ($210 million) sponsored by mineral miner and processor Sibelco UK Ltd., in a deal guided by Fieldfisher LLP.

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