Wait Times For Ambulances Putting Lives At Risk

It’s the worst nightmare isn’t it? You or a loved one suffers an injury and urgently need an ambulance. You make the emergency 999 call and wait…and wait…and wait. Meanwhile,...


Essential Advice For Business Owners On Wills & Inheritance Tax

If you own an interest in a business, it is essential to plan ahead. This is the case whether your business interest is in a limited company or a partnership or...


Payment Delay For Woodford Fund Investors

Investors awaiting payments from the now wound-up Woodford Fund have been informed that there will be a delay in them receiving their initial payments. Investors were previously informed that they...


January Divorces – Act Today For A Better Tomorrow

We’ve reached that time of the year again of “out with the old and in with the new”.  Well intended resolutions have been made in relation to exercise, diet, alcohol...


Multiple Award Wins for East Midlands Law Firm

We are delighted to announce that Nelsons has won and been shortlisted for multiple prestigious industry awards recently – showing that we are heading in the right direction for achieving...


Section 21 – Landlord Rights Explained

A consultation into the use of section 21 notices to evict fixed-term tenants is currently underway – but critics have claimed that scrapping the legislation altogether may leave 960,000 fewer...


Deep Vein Thrombosis Negligence Claims

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis? Deep Vein Thrombosis, otherwise referred to as DVT or a Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), is a blood clot in a vein which usually occurs in the...


Director’s Liability For Failure To Pay National Minimum Wage

According to Government figures for 2017/18 there was a shortfall of almost £16million in employees not being paid the national minimum wage in the UK, with over 200,000 people being...


Explaining Spousal Maintenance

What is spousal maintenance? After a divorce has been finalised a husband, wife or civil partner may be required to pay to their former partner a reoccurring amount (generally on...


Dismissal Tainted By Improper Motive Of Senior Manager

Cadent Gas Limited v Singh Facts Mr Singh, a gas engineer had 29 years’ service with the Respondent company and a clean disciplinary record. He was a health and safety...


Christmas In The Workplace – Employer Risks & Responsibilities

With the festive season now in full swing, it is more important than ever for employers to ensure that their policies and procedures relating to work-related social events, disciplinary proceedings...


Bonfire Night – Health & Safety Risks Of Fireworks

Fireworks can be exciting and dramatic, and at this time of the year they are extremely popular as we head towards bonfire night and other autumn/winter celebrations. However, the fact...