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What you need to know about Personal Injury Trusts

Posted on 22nd June 2021 in Later Life Planning

Receiving compensation as a result of a personal injury claim can provide some comfort when living with an injury or disability, however it can also be a daunting prospect. For many, the idea of managing the funds for themselves or their child can be quite overwhelming.

Posted by

Emma Ruttley

Solicitor

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Father got PTSD after witnessing his daughter’s birth

Posted on 16th June 2021 in Medical Negligence

The birth of Elliott Rae’s daughters was distressing, so much so he that struggled with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but sadly went on without help for over a year.

Posted by

Stuart Bramley

Partner and Solicitor

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Covid vaccines for children

Posted on 14th June 2021 in Family Law

Given the success of the vaccine rollout amongst our adult population, it is natural that thoughts have recently turned towards how children can be best protected.

Posted by

Bea Taylor

Trainee Solicitor

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Parental Responsibility

Posted on 14th June 2021 in Family Law

Individuals with parental responsibility have the right to be involved in important decisions that impact their child’s life, including areas such as education, health and religion.

Posted by

Bea Taylor

Trainee Solicitor

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Pandemic employment claim decisions

Posted on 11th June 2021 in Employment

We are now starting to see decisions come through for pandemic-related employment claims, such as the recent case of Mr Francesco Accattatis v Fortuna Group (London) Limited.

Posted by

Stephen Jennings

Partner and Solicitor

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Managing Euro 2020 expectations

Posted on 11th June 2021 in Employment

The belated 2020 Euros are about to kick-off in Rome. After the success of Wales in the last tournament, and with Scotland and England battling it out in the same group, the tournament may well cause disruption to your business with games scheduled to take place almost daily between 11 June and 11 July 2021.

Posted by

Joanna Parry

Associate and Solicitor

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Moving the tax year boundaries

Posted on 10th June 2021 in Later Life Planning

A recent report published by the Office for Tax Simplification has suggested that the tax year instead moves to synchronise with the calendar year, so from 1st January to 31st December.

Posted by

Rachael Morley

Senior Associate & Solicitor

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What are Never Events?

Posted on 10th June 2021 in Medical Negligence

NHS Improvement defines Never Events as ‘patient safety incidents that are wholly preventable where guidance or safety recommendations that provide strong systemic protective barriers are available at a national level and have been implemented by healthcare providers’.

Posted by

Natasha Neary

Chartered Legal Executive

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Leaving gifts to charities in your Will

Posted on 08th June 2021 in Probate & Wills

If you are thinking about creating or updating your Will you may consider the possibility of including a charitable gift.

Posted by

Rachael Morley

Senior Associate & Solicitor

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New Notices and Notice Periods

Posted on 04th June 2021 in Affordable Housing

Following the continued support for tenants from the Government as Covid restrictions ease, the new notice periods have now come into force.

Posted by

Megan Andrews

Paralegal

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NHS error sees woman given the wrong procedure

Posted on 03rd June 2021 in Medical Negligence

A safety report has found a 39 year old woman was given an invasive gynaecological procedure instead of fertility treatment after she was wrongly identified as another patient.

Posted by

Stuart Bramley

Partner and Solicitor

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Furlough Scheme month by month updates in 2021

Posted on 27th May 2021 in Employment, Coronavirus Pandemic

In March 2021 it was announced that the furlough scheme would be extended until the end of September 2021, but with some key changes to funding levels.

Posted by

Joanna Parry

Associate and Solicitor