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The relationship between diabetes and stroke is complex : A client story

Posted on 24th May 2024 in Medical Negligence

The relationship between diabetes and stroke is complex.  But population studies suggest that the average rate of stroke per 100,000 people is doubled in those who have diabetes. 

Posted by

Clair Hemming

Partner and Solicitor

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Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week 2024: A Client Story

Posted on 22nd May 2024 in Medical Negligence

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week is taking place between 20 – 26 May 2024. Diabetes UK are partnering with the NHS during this annual awareness week, and this year they aim to shift the focus away from individual responsibility and call on the government to take action to help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Posted by

Helena Campbell

Associate & Chartered Legal Executive

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Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week 2024

Posted on 21st May 2024 in Medical Negligence

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week is taking place between 20 – 26 May 2024. Diabetes UK are partnering with the NHS during this annual awareness week, and this year they aim to shift the focus away from individual responsibility and call on the government to take action to help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Posted by

Clair Hemming

Partner and Solicitor

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A Call for Change: The Urgent Need for a Maternity Commissioner

Posted on 13th May 2024 in Medical Negligence

The recent report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Birth Trauma, which has been highlighted by BBC News, calls for a significant overhaul of maternity care in the UK.

Posted by

Endurance Arthur

Partner and Solicitor

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A New Era of Employment Reforms? – Exploring the Labour Party’s Plans

Posted on 13th May 2024 in Employment

The Labour party have long advocated reforming UK employment law and more detail is now emerging about what is proposed. 

Posted by

Mai Mbye

Solicitor

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The Agricultural Landlord and Tenant Code of Practice for England: A Fairer Deal for Tenant Farmers?

Posted on 13th May 2024 in Rural Property & Countryside Matters, Residential Property

In 2022 Baroness Rock chaired a Tenancy Working Group which tasked with reviewing practices to ensure tenant farmers could access government finance and with considering practices in the agricultural tenanted sector more generally.

Posted by

Kate Bolt

Partner & Solicitor

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Potential Consequences of Proposed Changes to Inheritance Tax Law in the UK

Posted on 13th May 2024 in Probate & Wills, Later Life Planning

In a recent comment the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), a think-tank, has claimed that eliminating and/or reducing Business and Agricultural Property reliefs, tax reliefs on pension schemes, and Aim share investments would make the tax system fairer, and raise up to £2.7bn in the current tax year. However, commentators have suggested that the IFS’ calculations ignore the potentially perilous wider economic consequences of the decision and practical implications for small businesses and farmers. 

Posted by

Naomi Hoare

Senior Associate & Solicitor

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Let the Legacy of the Late Coppafeel! Founder, Kris Hallenga, Live On

Posted on 07th May 2024 in Medical Negligence

It seems like only yesterday that I wrote an article about the late Nicky Newman’s campaign aiming to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and how to check your breasts. Sadly, Nicky lost her own battle with cancer in late 2023.  

Posted by

Michelle Beckett

Senior Associate & Solicitor

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Raising Awareness: Bowel Cancer

Posted on 02nd May 2024 in Medical Negligence

Bowel cancer is a serious health condition that affects millions of people around the world. It can be difficult to detect in its early stages, which is why it's crucial to seek medical attention as soon as you notice any symptoms. 

Posted by

Simon Mansfield

Partner and Solicitor

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Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month

Posted on 30th April 2024 in Medical Negligence

Throughout April, Limb Loss and Limb Difference UK seek to raise awareness of the support provided by charities across the UK to empower those within their community. They aim to highlight the work they do, to highlight the impact of living with limb loss and limb difference on individuals and their families. 

Posted by

Helena Campbell

Associate & Chartered Legal Executive

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Group A Strep – Tragedy of the Avoidable Death of a Little Girl

Posted on 29th April 2024 in Medical Negligence

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, towards the end of 2022 and into 2023, the UK saw a significant increase in invasive Group A Strep infections. This was widely reported in the press, and the concerns in relation to the spike in reported cases were raised by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Posted by

Helena Campbell

Associate & Chartered Legal Executive

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World IP Day: In Conversation With an Intellectual Property Lawyer

Posted on 26th April 2024 in Intellectual Property

Jessica Whittick is an intellectual property (IP) solicitor in the Litigation & Employment team at Tozers. She advises on all aspects of IP including registration, assignment, licensing and enforcement, including defending infringement claims.

Posted by

Jessica Whittick

Solicitor