Professional Negligence: An Overview

Professional Negligence can be a somewhat confusing term but essentially, it is when a professional, for example a solicitor or barrister, surveyor, accountant, architect, independent financial adviser, has failed to...


Making A Clinical Negligence Claim

Doctors have a responsibility or ‘duty of care’ to every patient. Clinical Negligence, also known as Medical Negligence, is when a person is injured whilst under the medical care of...


Male Domestic Abuse

In the UK, the overwhelming perception or stereotype of a domestic abuse victim is a female. However, worrying statistics reported by the Mankind Initiative website shows this isn’t always the case,...


Paying For Care

If you were to move into a care home, the first thing to establish at that time would be whether you were entitled to receive NHS funded continuing care. This...


Top Tips To Aid Your Businesses Successful Debt Recovery

Effective credit control is essential to maintain the cashflow of your business. There are practical steps that you as a business can take to avoid bad debt and reduce the...


Identity Fraud In Property Transaction – Solicitors Deemed Liable For Buyer’s Loss

Good news for clients who are victims of identity fraud in a property transaction. On 15th May 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the much anticipated...


Variation Of Employment Contracts

Broadly speaking, there are three options for an employer who wants to make changes to contracts of employment, which are: Obtain employees’ agreement to the change Give notice to terminate...


The Final Countdown – Are You GDPR Ready?

Those that have been keeping an eye on our blogs this month will know that we have published several articles to help employers with their preparations for the new General...


The Apprenticeship Levy – Time Running Out To Claim

The Apprenticeship Levy was introduced just over a year ago on 6 April 2017 with the aim of creating 3 million new apprenticeships by 2020. Employers have been slow to...


When Is Notice Of Termination Effective In Employment Contracts?

There are many reasons why it is important to know when notice of termination in an employment contract has been effectively given to an employee, including: It will determine when...


Owning Two Properties – Capital Gains Tax

Owning two properties is becoming increasingly common, as people buy a place in the country, inherit property, buy houses for their children, or couples who each own a property move...


Action for Brain Injury Week

With Brain Injury Week taking place this week (14th to 20th May 2018), Headway UK have conducted a study as part of their “You, me and brain injury” campaign. The...