Reality TV and the protection of stars' welfare

Head of Employment Chris Cook discusses the pressure on broadcasters and production companies to ensure the welfare of their contestants. 

This comes after Niall, from the popular reality tv show Love Island, left prematurely for personal reasons. These reasons were later revealed by Niall on his Instagram and were due to his Asperger's. A syndrome characterised by significant difficulties in social interaction. 

What are the potential legal ramifications of being in breach of duty of care?

Read Chris' comments in The Daily Star here.

CONTACT CHRIS

If you would like more information or advice relating to this article or an Employment law matter, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Cook on 01727 798089.
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