Social Media Policies At Work

Last week, Danny Baker was sacked by the BBC following a Tweet he posted regarding the royal baby. Instances such as this highlight the importance of employers having in place...


Couple Receives $2 Billion In Damages From Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Claim

Earlier this week, it was reported that a US jury in Oakland, California awarded a couple, who claimed that using Roundup weedkiller was responsible for their cancer, damages amounting to...


How Not To Be Involved In An Inheritance Dispute

We are regularly approached by clients who are affected by events after the death of a close family member or friend. Only then does it become apparent there may be...


Damages For Bereaved Families Needing An Overhaul?

Personal Injury lawyers have brought bereavement damages for families into the spotlight again, citing that urgent changes need to be made by the Government. Bereavement Damages ‘Bereavement damages’ can be...


2019 Employment Law Changes

During the last couple of weeks, there have been various employment law changes that have been outlined or introduced across the country, including The Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019...


Importance Of Obtaining Regulated Financial Advice

Recently there has been a lot of news coverage regarding investment and pension scams and most recently the collapse of an unregulated company, London Capital & Finance (LCF), with investors...


EAT Find Failure To Hold Investigation Hearing Did Not Make Dismissal Unfair

In a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal, an employer (Jefferies International Ltd) was found to have unfairly dismissed an employee by failing to follow a fair process, having not allowed him...


No Fault Divorce Law Reforms To Be Introduced

The Government has announced that it will introducing legislation as soon as Parliamentary time allows to change the current procedure for divorce across England and Wales. This will allow separating...


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Compensation Claims

What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)? PPE is equipment which can be used or worn to protect you from risks to your health and safety. The equipment can range from respirators,...


Pregnant Police Officer Successful In Discrimination Claim Against Employer

The recent Employment Tribunal case of Town v The Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police involved a pregnant police officer who was removed from her front line responsibilities and...


Coroners May Be Granted New Powers To Investigate Stillbirths

A joint consultation from the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Health and Social Care will run for 12 weeks with the view to ascertaining if coroners in England...


Common Marriage & Divorce Myths

There seems to be a lot of confusion and misunderstanding when it comes to divorce and separation. While for many, a marriage or civil partnership is a celebration of love and...