For business

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I closed last year’s posts with some helpful guidance from the Employment Appeal Tribunal on stress and disability. The sober reality of January prompts this reminder that the age of the levy is now upon us. In particular we can look forward to two new...
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Damieon Herry was a teacher of design and technology at Hillcrest School in Dudley. I won’t excite you with the detail of his 90 complaints against his employer, the 39 day trial, the 317 page judgement or the second action raising new complaints of...
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I’m bored with the usual seasonal warnings about behaviour at works Christmas parties so here’s pause for thought from a judgement of the High Court last Thursday. John Major (no, not that one) is Managing Director of Northampton Recruitment...
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On Friday 11 November, the Court of Appeal handed down their unanimous judgment on this longstanding appeal [1].  The appellant, Acorn Group, were appealing a decision made in Birkenhead County Court in February 2015 on a question of costs. Under the...
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Cyber risk can come in many forms. The term sounds futuristic, but in reality the risks are present now. Some of the risks do relate to new and emerging technologies such as driverless cars and drones. However, often the risks are closer to home. You will...

For Individuals

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How to quicken your property sale/purchase by around 4 weeks? As with any service provider, quality can be a real issue and can range dramatically depending on who you choose. For example, when you move home you will be asked to choose a solicitor to...
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My father passed away in 2010. His second wife is 85 and still living in the house they bought. They made a Will (both single wills because of possible care home fees) My father's half was left to myself and two sisters, possibly grandchildren. Now my...
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Staff from the personal injury team have raised over £6500 for people with spinal injuries with a fundraising dinner and auction. The charity event, now in its third year, is organised in aid of the Spinal Injuries Association and this year raised the...
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Children and young people at a Hampshire hospice have received a boost this Christmas. As part of our 150 good deeds we have donated a wealth of toys to Naomi House & Jacksplace, which provides respite and palliative care to children and young people...
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Building on lengthy experience in working with the elderly and vulnerable a leading law firm in the south is launching a campaign to encourage people to take control of their affairs and ensure the best possible care for themselves if their...