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What’s next for NHS Maternity Services?

On 11 August 2021, the Independent held a virtual event to discuss what improvements need to be made to NHS maternity services. ‘NHS maternity scan...

SSP Rebate Scheme to Close

The COVID-19 SSP Rebate Scheme will close with effect from 30 September 2021.

This scheme has allowed employers with fewer than 250 employees (as o...

COVID-19 and the Impact on Cancer Diagnoses

It is no secret that the last 18 months have been difficult for us all with the COVID-19 pandemic hitting our global community and specifically the UK enduri...

Drug Driving Convictions under Review Because of Faulty Lab Tests

It has recently come to light that, because of faulty lab tests, hundreds of drug driving convictions may now need to be reviewed.

In December 2020...

Temporary Right to Work Checks Extended to 5 April 2022

It is unlawful to employ someone who does not have the right to reside and work in the UK or who is working in breach of their conditions of stay. Employers...

Footpath Diversion Means No Need to ‘Moooove’

I am a specialist agricultural associate solicitor with Lanyon Bowdler, having joined at the start of the year. I have specialised in agricultural property m...

Footpath Diversion Means No Need to ‘Moooooove’

I am a specialist agricultural associate solicitor with Lanyon Bowdler, having joined at the start of the year. I have specialised in agricultural property m...

Could it be Sepsis?

A warning has been issued to NHS trusts across the country to ensure that their sepsis screening tools are up to date. The Royal College of Emergency Medicin...

Can you Dismiss an Employee who is not Vaccinated against COVID-19?

It was widely reported on 6 August 2021 that CNN dismissed three employees for attending on...

Vaccinations for Care Home Staff Will Be Compulsory from 11 November 2021

The government passed legislation on 22 July requiring CQC-regulated care homes in E...

Employment Tribunal Cases Published in Response to COVID-19 Health and Safety Concerns in the Workplace

An issue for many employers during the pandemic has been how to deal with concerns raised by employees about health and safety and returning to the workplace...

What is a Deputy?

Many people will be familiar with the terms ‘Power of Attorney’, whether that be Lasting Powers of Attorney or Enduring Powers of Attorney. A per...

Parental Responsibility Update

The removal of parental responsibility is the subject of many client enquiries. There are a large number of cases whereby one parent is looking to remove the...

Group B Streptococcus

July is Group B Strep Awareness Month, an annual campaign to highlight the importance of group B strep awareness, education and research.

Many peop...

Wingardium Lawyerosa

Lucy Speed and I recently led a workshop with Idsall Schoo...

Wingardium Lawyerosa!

We recently led a workshop with Idsall School and this is what one of their students, Matthew Jones, had to say.

On 6 July, the worlds of law and H...

COVID-19 & The Coroner’s Court

As the UK approaches another grim milestone of registering nearly 130,000 deaths due to COVID-19*, significant pressures have been placed upon those working...

No Fault Divorce New Legislation

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act received royal assent on 25 June 2020. The government has recently committed to implementing the said Act fr...

National Bereaved Parents Day – 03 July 2021

This blog is written by Chloe Forrester in our clinical negligence department.

Losing a child is an unimaginable loss and something no parent shoul...

More Avoidable Suffering for Parents and Their Babies as Another Maternity Scandal Comes to Light

At Lanyon Bowdler we work on behalf of a significant number of families affected by the maternity failings at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust....

A Collaborative Approach to Resolving Financial and Children Issues

We have recently reported that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act is hopefully coming into force, heralding the availability of no-fault divorces, i...

Same Sex Relationships – Wills and Inheritance

Same sex relations are accepted within England and Wales. Indeed, two people of the same sex are able to enjoy an intimate relationship and since 2005 have b...

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) is a potentially fatal birth injury. It can be an extremely serious condition and a newborn affected by CDH will requir...

Back Behind the Wheel

Driving might not be possible for everyone after a brain injury, but for many it is a realistic target, which can greatly increase independence and quality o...

Private Law – Vaccination of Children

Following a year of lockdowns, the UK is beginning to open up again due to a vaccination programme set to vaccinate 22 million people in the UK by spring 202...

Call for Equality of Arms at Inquests for Bereaved Families

A long-awaited report by MPs into the coroner service of England and Wales has recommended that families should be entitled to public funding for legal repre...

New Changes for Those Injured in Road Traffic Accidents

Monday 31 May 2021 marks the date when two significant changes come into force regarding compensation for those unfortunate to be injured in a road traffic a...

Personal Injury Time Limit Within Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021

On 29 April 2021, the Overseas Operations Bill received Royal Asset.
What Does This Mean for Our Service Personnel and Veterans?

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Personal Injury Time Limit within the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021

On 29 April 2021, the Overseas Operations Bill received Royal Asset.

What Does This Mean for Our Service Personnel and Veterans? <...

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 21 May 2021

#SCIAD21 is reflecting on the impact of the pandemic and looking at stories of adversity, strength and survival.

Following on from last week’...

Temporary Right to Work Checks Extended to 20 June 2021

It is unlawful to employ someone who does not have the right to reside and the right to work in the UK or is working in breach of their conditions of stay. E...

Six Things to Consider When Entering into a Conditional Contract

A conditional contract is conditional on certain criteria being met and/or certain events taking place. Usually, this is obtaining...

Planning and Judicial Review Reforms Announced in the Queen's Speech

The Queen, in her speech of 11 May 2021, set out the Government’s priorities fo...

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service Still Battling Large Blaze at Telford Recycling Plant

On Monday 26 April 2020, thick grey smoke could be seen billowing in the sky across Telford as a major fire broke out in the recycling centre on Greenway Pol...

Women and Babies Put at Risk at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

A senior doctor at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been censored after raising concerns that changes being implemented within the maternity unit, in line w...

Inadequate Care for Children’s Mental Health at Telford Hospital

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been forbidden from admitting any new patients under the age of 18 who present solely with acute mental hea...

Life in the Court of Protection Department

Before joining Lanyon Bowdler I was a legal secretary in a small local firm and I was mostly based in the firm’s conveyancing department. I did a bit o...

Trench Déjà Vu

A few years ago, I released a blog having been contacted by a client who was adamant he was not the person who had allegedly been caught speeding at Trench L...

The NHS

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our NHS has fondly become a national treasure. We have supported and clapped our wonderful key workers and been grateful for th...

Delays in Diagnosis of Bowel Cancer

This blog is written by Katie Little in our clinical negligence department.

It is a subject that many find embarrassing and would rather not talk a...

Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020

On 04 May 2021 the government’s Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 20...

Misreporting of Cervical Smears & Delayed Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer

All women in the UK from the ages of 25 to 65 are invited for routine cervical smear tests. For women aged 25 to 49, this invitation arrives every 3 years; f...

Using Restrictive Covenants to Protect Your Business

Post-termination restrictive covenants are clauses in employment contracts designed to prohibit employees from taking certain steps after their employment ha...

E’ is for Easter and for Use Class E

Easter this year not only represents arguably the most important date on the Christian calendar but also society as a whole stumbling into the light as we ap...

Losing Capacity Doesn’t Have to Mean Losing Control

Around 40% of people have a Will, even fewer have a Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”). A lot more people consider what will happen after they pas...

Self-employed or Workers? Supreme Court Unanimous Decision in Favour of Uber Drivers

From 17 March 2021, Uber has agreed to give its UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and a pension. This decision is a direct result of the Supr...

Testing Times for Separated Families

The pandemic has raised significant issues for separated parents who have had to struggle with making decisions for their children, often in the face of obje...

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

Following the controversial scenes in Bristol over the weekend, the following are some of the ‘highlights’ of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and C...

Sleep-in Workers and the Minimum Wage

In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and another case, the Supreme Court has held that ca...

Shielding to be Paused

Shielding is to be paused in England and Wales with effect from 1 April 2021.

The clinically extremely vulnerable were last advised to shield in En...

Commencement in Any Language

When it comes to development which has been authorised by planning permission, commencement means different things at different stages. If a planning permiss...

False Claims Made by Local Maternity Units Mean Millions to Be Repaid in NHS Funds

A number of trusts located throughout the UK have been forced to repay money granted to them following incorrect data being provided in self-assessments of t...

Increases to Statutory Payments and Limits – April 2021

 

1 April: National Minimum Wage

From 1 April 2021, the National Living Wage will increase from £8.72 to &pou...

A Look at Prosthetics

Prosthetic limbs have an important role to play in enabling amputees to retain independence and live rewarding lives. However, although they have been around...

Consultant Gynaecologist under Review for Allegedly Causing Harm to Hundreds of Female Patients

A former specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology, Dr Daniel Hay, is currently under investigation for treatment he provided at the Royal Derby Hospital and...

The Countryside Stewardship Scheme

Applications are now open for the Countryside Stewardship Scheme. The scheme provides financial incentives to eligible farmers, foresters, woodland owners an...

IR35 Webinar: ‘What You Need to Know about the New “Off Payroll” Rules’

In conjunction with WR Partners, Lanyon Bowdler will be providing a free webinar covering the changes to IR35 that wi...

Whistleblowers Raise Concerns about Maternity Services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

A number of concerns raised by whistleblowers at Worcestershire Royal Hospital are causing concern about the safety of the maternity department, particularly...

Force Majeure Clauses and COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has meant that many events, services and goods cannot be performed, delivered or produced due to government guidelines and legislation...

An Employer’s Defence to Harassment Claims

For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 anything done by an employee in the course of their employment is treated as having also been done by the employer....

Zero Hours Contracts

The rise of zero hours contracts was recently the subject of an ITV news report and wide press coverage. A zero hours contract is so-called because it is int...

Planning Enforcement: Beware of the PCN

Local planning authorities have various powers to compel a landowner to provide information about land in their areas. This includes the power to serve Plann...

World Cancer Awareness Day 4 February 2021

Today is World Cancer Awareness Day. A day aimed to unite people across the world in raising awareness of cancer and its impact in the hope of preventing fut...

Electronic Communications Code Consultation

The Electronic Communications Code (“the Code”) came into force on 28 December 2017. Since then there have been several high profile disputes bet...

Perineal Tears During Childbirth

It is common knowledge that a mother who delivers a child by caesarean will need six weeks to recover physically. If a caesarean is required then the implica...

Common Intention Constructive Trusts

A recent case in the High Court highlighted the importance of using the correct legal structure or vehicle to hold business assets.

In Oberman...

Whistleblowers Raise Concern about Patient Safety at Essex Maternity Unit

A number of incidents at a maternity unit in Essex are causing concern over serious failings in care. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Basildon Hosp...

Childcare, Shielding and Furlough

A very common question raised by both employees and employers alike following the announcement of the third national lockdown in England has been whether (i)...

Proposed Reforms in Relation to Changes to the Small Claims Court Limit

In 2017 the government announced proposed reforms in relation to changes to the small claims court limit in personal injury claims from £1,000 to &poun...

Can Children Move Between the Homes of Separated Parents (UK) During Lockdown Three?

  • Guidance for England was published on the 4 January 2021 and states that individuals may not leave or be outside their home except when they have a r...

Foreign Divorces

For many years England and Wales have been considered the "divorce capitals of the world" for wives. There are several reasons behind this, which i...

The Rugby Brain Injury Claims

It was recently reported that a large group of ex-rugby players, some of whom are only relatively recently retired, are bringing claims against rugby governi...

Making Christmas Easier

For many disabled people, Christmas can be a difficult and lonely time. According to the Office of National Statistics, the proportion of disabled people rep...

Furlough Scheme Extended to 30 April 2021

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is being extended for an extra month, until the end of April 2021.

...

Ask A Lawyer – Careers in Law

I have recently been working with Shrewsbury Colleges Group to answer some key questions that students have about careers in law. I was grateful for the thou...

Failings in Maternity Care Confirmed by Donna Ockenden Report

This year we have united in pride and admiration for our NHS but today’s report reminds us that we must also accept that in the past not everyone has e...

The Father Christmas Risk Assessment

I regularly represent HGV drivers after they have been injured, while out driving or more often when collecting or delivering loads. Christmas is normally th...

The Importance of Music in Rehabilitation

For most of us music plays a part in our daily lives; whether listening to the radio during our daily commute, playing an instrument as a hobby or even in ou...

Parental Responsibility - Is it Worth Poking the Sleeping Bear?

Parental Responsibility (PR), like your appendix, is something many people don’t think about or even realise they have until it causes problems. PR is...

The Anti-malarial With a Dark Side

Anti-malarial medication is a widely accepted and distributed form of preventing malaria, and is often prescribed to travellers and adventurers here in the U...

A Day in the Life of Me

Having worked as a personal injury lawyer for nearly 12 months prior to the COVID-19 crisis, the guidance from the government to work from home where possibl...

Collaborative Law – Q&A

2020 has been a difficult year. With the additional strains and stresses that Christmas will bring, we divorce lawyers anticipate that the New Year will be a...

CJRS – Updated Guidance

As promised, the government updated its guidance on the furlough scheme on 10 November. The latest guidance for employers is Read More

Wedding or Alarm Bells?

Confirmed cases of coronavirus are on the rise and greater restrictions are, once again, being imposed by the UK Government and...

Furlough Scheme Extended to March 2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”), also known as the furlough scheme, will remain open not just until December, as originally announc...

Extension to the CJRS

On 31 October 2020, HM Treasury announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ("CJRS"), which was due to come to an end that day, would be ex...

Music Therapy – How Does It Benefit Patients?

This week I watched an inspiring presentation about the potential benefits of music therapy for people, who have been affected by brain injury or neurologica...

Transparency/Accountability in the Private Sector

In the news this week there have been warnings of cancellations of operations on the NHS as a result of COVID-19. It would appear that this is to help the NH...

Driving Whilst Using a Phone

Reports in the national press over the weekend have highlighted changes to the law when driving whilst using a mobile phone, which are set to be implemented...

Extension to the Job Support Scheme

On 24 September 2020, the Chancellor announced the Job Support Scheme (“JSS”), as explained Read More

Guidance on the Job Retention Bonus

On 8 July 2020, the Chancellor announced that employers will be paid a £1,000 Job Retention Bonus (“JRB”) for each employee they bring back...

Shielding - Updated Guidance

Public Health England (“PHE”) has updated its guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from Covid-19.<...

Divorce Trauma Akin to PTSD? Try Collaborative Law!

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Shop Local - Conwy Promotes Local Shops/Cafés

#buylocal
The message to support our local businesses is nothing new, but has been brought into sharper focus by Covid-19. People might be restricted...

Law Amended so Co-habitees Can Claim Bereavement Damages

When a close relative dies in circumstances where a civil action can be brought, the law is governed by the Fatal Accidents Act 1976. This Act specifies the...

Frequently Asked Questions about Pension Sharing in Divorce

Will I Have to Share My Pension?
This partly depends on when your pension was accrued. If it was accrued during the marriage or durin...

Financial Abuse and Lasting Powers Of Attorney

In 2018 it was reported in the Law Society Gazette that investigations into the actions of attorneys and deputies appointed under the Lasting Power of Attorn...

Training Contract Selection

After all the late nights, coffee and frantic searches of your workshop notes trying to recall the cost consequences of failing to beat a defendant’s P...

Unity Is Strength - Starting a New Job During a Pandemic

Starting a new job is always an exciting and nerve-racking experience; new surroundings, new people, new technology. Starting a new job just before we a...

Appendicitis – The Importance of Prompt Treatment

The average appendix measures 9cm in length and most of us have one. There has been much debate between scientists as to the purpose of the appendix from ena...

2020: A Year of Planning Changes

This year has seen a rash of planning changes, particularly since March. Some changes have been made to enable the planning system to operate during the glob...

Injury Prevention Week 17-21 August 2020

As Lanyon Bowdler is an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) accredited firm, I was pleased to hear that APIL had decided...

Proposed Changes to the Planning System

At present the world of planning and development is at the forefront of government reforms. There is an ongoing consultation into many changes within the pla...

Job Retention Bonus

On 31 July 2020, HMRC published a policy paper providing fur...

Full Redundancy & Notice Pay for Furloughed Employees

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Read More

Virus Isolation Period Extended from 7 to 10 Days But Shielding to End in England

The UK chief medical officer has announced that those with officially recognised symptoms of coronavirus, or who have otherwise tested positive for the virus...

Brain Injury & the Impact of Coronavirus - Finding Support in Challenging Times

From the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic there has been drastic social change at an incredibly fast pace. Everyone, without exception, has faced their...

RAF Helicopter Lands on School Playground

As an associate solicitor working in the personal Injury department at Lanyon Bowdler one of my areas of specialism is in military...

Quarantine and Employment

The Government has stipulated that all those travelling into the UK from Spain, including the Balearic and Canary Islands, from 26 July onwards must self-iso...

Video Witnessing of Wills to be Lawful..... Temporarily

Since 1837 the law has said that, for it to be valid, a Will must be executed in the presence of two witnesses. The witnesses have...

CJRS & Notice Pay

We have been asked regularly since the inception of the CJRS whether employees who are furloughed can be made redundant and, if so, whether a grant can be cl...

Shareholder & Partnership Housekeeping During COVID-19

During these unprecedented times, it is best to stay proactive and forward thinking. Over the last couple of months, we have noticed an influx of companies a...

COVID-19 Pandemic & Loneliness

Whilst the global coronavirus pandemic has brought a host of new experiences such as working from home and online socialising, it...

Stamp Duty Holiday & How it Will Work

Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday announced a stamp duty land tax (SDLT) holiday which will run between 8 July 2020 and 31 March 2021 inclusive, in a bid to b...

Option Agreements - A Move Towards Strategic Land & Things to Consider

With COVID-19 impacting on the way we work and do business, it is not surprising that we are seeing an increase in demand for stra...

Too Early to Say - Part 2

Yesterday we looked at some news from the Probate Registry about a mid-May drop in Probate applications and discussed whether the reasons for this were entir...

Too Early to Say - Part 1

We have recently had an interesting update from The Law Society Gazette about an apparent surge in Probate applications being received by The Probate Registr...

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

In an attempt to provide for businesses in need, following the COVID-19 crisis, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is set to assist these businesse...

New Treasury Direction Covers Flexible Furlough

On 25 June HM Treasury issued a further Read More

CJRS - Guidance Updated on 12 June

The government updated its guidance on its “furlough scheme”, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), on 12 June to reflect changes announce...

Furlough and Return from Family Leave

The government announced on 29 May that from 1 July the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the “furlough scheme”) can be utilised only in respect...

Alternative Dispute Resolution & Family Law

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the world go through very radical changes (some probably for the better, in the long run), very fast. It will probably be some...

How Many Balls Can you Juggle?

This was a question I asked myself when the government had no choice but to “lockdown” our country to protect us all from the COVID -19 virus &nd...

Test & Trace & SSP

Under the Test and Trace system that launched on 28 May, a person who has been noti...

New CJRS Treasury Direction

On Friday 22 May 2020 the Treasury published a further Direction (dated 20 May) modifying the legal framework for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)...

Changes to the CJRS

The Chancellor has announced reforms to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).  We are awaiting updates to the Treasury Direction (the formal rule...

Should I Drive if I am Concerned about my Eyesight?

In my role as a personal injury solicitor I specialise in assisting HGV drivers following accidents they have had while driving or while loading and unloadin...

Domestic Abuse Bill: A Step in the Right Direction

It could be argued that the current, confusing compilation of domestic abuse laws, policies and procedures has failed the victims and survivors of domestic a...

Where there's a Will .......

How do you sign a Will in the midst of a pandemic when you’re not allowed to be within two metres of anyone? Well, as we at Lanyon Bowdler have discove...

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

A new online service will be launched on 26 May for eligible employers to recover coronavirus-related statutory sick pay (SSP) that they have paid to their e...

Holiday & COVID-19

The government has published guidance on workers' entit...

People Who Wish To Move Home Can Do So

The government has amended the coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations to make clear that Read More

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extended to End of October

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced today that the Job Retention Scheme will be extended to the end of October.

There are to be no changes i...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Witnessing Documents

When it comes to the witnessing of deeds, there are rules in place to protect the interests of the parties involved. The purpose of signing a document as a d...

Coronavirus: Changes to Social Care, NHS Funding and Educational Support

On 25 March 2020, the Coronavirus Act 2020 received Royal Assent. While most of us will be aware of the more familiar aspects of t...

Containers as Homes, Businesses & Shops: From a Planning Lawyer's Perspective

We have received a number of queries about installing and living in storage containers – so-called ‘container homes’ – particularly o...

Business Bounce Back Loan Scheme - 'Small Businesses' Open for Business

Are you a small business working against all odds to push through the COVID-19 crisis? Today, 4 May 2020, the Government launched a business loan which is 10...

Invisible Disability

In his early days in show business, actor and comedian Kenneth Williams wrote to a close friend about a mutual colleague in the theatre who had to withdraw f...

SMP and Other Family Leave Payments for Furloughed Employees

Entitlement to, and the rate of, maternity allowance and statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental and parental bereavement pay depend on an...

#TwoPointSixChallenge

The coronavirus pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the charity sector and has led to the cancellation of thousands of fundraising events and the loss...

Debt Recovery During COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing uncertainty and exceptional circumstances to businesses, cash flow should be a top priority. Our debt recovery experts ar...

CJRS - Latest Guidance and Treasury Direction

 

After it was announced on 17 April that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the Scheme”) has been extended from 31 May 2020 t...

Statutory Sick Pay and Shielding

On 16 April the legislation relating to statutory sick pay (“SSP”) was amended, with retrospective effect from 13 March, so that a person will be...

Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

HM Treasury has announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the ‘furlough scheme’) has been extended from 31 May 2020 to the end of June...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Fourth Version of Guidance

The government has published the fourth version of its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the Scheme”). The full guidance for emp...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Third Version of Guidance

 

The government published its third update to guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the Scheme”) late on 9 April. Th...

Planning & COVID-19

We have already published a blog and updated our...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Further Update

 

 

The government last published updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the Scheme”) on Read More

COVID-19 Guidance Relating to Apprentices

The government has published further guidance for apprentices, as well as for employers, training providers, end-point assessment organisations and external...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Further Details

The government published update guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the Scheme”) on 4 April.

The main points are these:-...

How is COVID-19 Affecting Life Within The Corporate World?

There is no corner of the UK which is not being affected in some way by the impacts of COVID-19, so it is not surprising that the world of corporate law is e...

Planning Decisions in a Global Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic, lockdown measures and the need to practice social distancing will have a significant impact on the area of planning decision making...

Coronavirus and the Impact on Society

At the time of writing this our country is in lockdown and we have been asked to stay at home as much as possible. The UK Government have implemented these r...

Commercial Leases and Covid-19 - Points to Consider

As a result of the current Covid-19 pandemic, these are concerning and unprecedented times for both landlords and tenants of comme...

Can I Still Move Home During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Last week the government issued guidance to buyers, sellers, estate agents, solicitors, surveyors and new property developers regarding moving home whilst th...

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National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage rates are to increase from 1 April.

The National Living Wage (for over...

Agricultural Minimum Wage (Wales)

The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2020 was made on 27 March 2020 and will come into force on 1 April 2020. This Order replaces the Agricultural Wages (Wal...

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Back in February in the office there was a sense of anticipation in the air on Valentine’s Day and it was nothing to do with what the postman might bri...

Working and Learning Remotely

While applying for training contracts you’re often asked what new challenges will law firms face in the future. For the most part, in recent times, thi...

Coronavirus: The Conflict between Social Distancing and Signing your Will

These are uncertain and unprecedented times. COVID-19 is dominating the news and we, as a population, have to adapt to a new way o...

The Coronavirus Act 2020

As the police redeploy and only arrest where absolutely necessary and the courts slow down, I find myself in the unusual position of having 10 minutes spare...

What is the Difference Between a Planning Lawyer and a Planning Consultant?

Our planning team prides itself on its ability to work alongside clients and their agents, architects or planning consultants, to achieve the best possible o...

Homeowners, Tenants and Landlords during the Covid-19 Outbreak

The emergence of Covid-19 as a global pandemic has caused significant uncertainty which has permeated almost every aspect of society. Whilst people are, of c...

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Statutory Sick Pay and Coronavirus

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the Chancellor made a series of announcements in relation to statutory sick pay (“SSP”) in his budget addre...

The Coronavirus Job Protection Scheme

On 20 March the chancellor announced a package of temporary measures to support people and businesses in the wake of disruption caused by the Covid-19 outbre...

Coronavirus: The Business Impact

For employers, the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus raises points relating to employment law, health and safety and data protection. Below, we address so...

Debating and Coronavirus

Due to the coronavirus outbreak the planned Debate-Ed debating competition will not be taking place this March.

I am conscious, however, that paren...

Coronavirus and Pregnancy

This week pregnant women have been added to those in the high risk category for coronavirus. The latest advice is that pregnant...

Extension of Off-Payroll Working Rules Postponement

The government announced yesterday that the extension of off-payroll working rules to medium and large companies in the private sector is being postponed unt...

Coronavirus and Contractual Obligations

Following the World Health Organisation’s classification of COVID-19 as a pandemic and the increasing restrictions being imposed by the British Governm...

The Coronavirus and Travelling with Children

With many families getting ready for their Easter breaks, our family law team has seen a sharp increase in calls from worried parents.

In the curre...

Entrepreneurs’ Relief

With the budget creeping up on us fast, it is important that you keep informed with the changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief (EP) so that you know where yo...

Is Planning Permission Required for Camping Pods and Yurts?

One issue which raises its head from time to time, concerns the ever developing world and diversification of outdoor activities such as ‘yurts’ a...

Electronic Signatures - A Sign of the Times?

When was the last time you signed a document with an actual pen - in ink? If you can’t remember, you’re certainly not alone. An increasing number...

Update - Proposed Reforms in Relation to Changes to the Small Claims Court Limit in Personal Injury Claims

In 2017 the government announced proposed reforms in relation to changes to the small claims court limit in personal injury claims from £1000 to £...

Coronavirus - what is it and where does it come from?

Coronavirus is making all the headlines at the moment but what is it and where does it come from?

On 31 December 2019 the World Health Organisation...

East Kent Hospitals Baby Death Investigation

At Lanyon Bowdler we have been working on behalf of a significant number of families affected by failures at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, w...

Proposed Reforms in Relation to Changes to the Small Claims Court Limit in Personal Injury Claims

In 2017 the government announced proposed reforms regarding changes to the small claims court limit in personal injury claims from £1000 to £5000...

National Apprenticeship Week

This week (3 – 9 February) marks National Apprenticeship Week – the celebration of apprenticeships and the positive influence they can have on em...

Smile, You're on Camera

Reports in the media today have confirmed that TV cameras are going to be allowed to film in Crown Courts in England and Wales for the first time later this...

Heterosexual Couples and Civil Partnerships

Campaigners for mixed sex couples seeking to enter into civil partnerships as opposed to marriage rejoiced when as of 31 December 2019 they could finally con...

My Week's Work Experience - Brendan O'Keeffe

I recently finished a week’s work experience at Lanyon Bowdler’s office in Shrewsbury. It started on Monday 16 December. All my contact with Lany...

Discovery of Viking Hoard Leads to Jail Sentences for Metal Detectorists

The legal obligations and responsibilities imposed on metal detectorists were highlighted recently in a well-publicised case involving two men who were given...

A Drastic Change for a Good Cause

I’ve always been fortunate to have hair in good condition, thick in nature and fairly easy to manage. I usually only have...

More Clinical Negligence Cases Against Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals

Further to my statement earlier this week, we have been acting on behalf of families impacted by the Shropshire maternity scandal and have received a raft of...

More Clinical Negligence Cases Against The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Further to my statement earlier this week, we have been acting on behalf of families impacted by the Shropshire maternity scandal and have received a raft of...

More clinical negligence cases against Shrewsbury and Telford hospitals

Further to my statement earlier this week, we have been acting on behalf of families impacted by the Shropshire maternity scandal and have received a raft of...

Leaked Report on the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust Maternity Scandal

I am a clinical negligence solicitor in our Shrewsbury branch, acting on behalf of families affected by failures at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hosp...

Medication Shortages

A survey of pharmacists found there has been a shortage in every major group of medicines in recent months. 

A UK wide survey of 402 community...

Life Ready Work Ready Conference

We were delighted earlier this month to be invited to speak at the Life Ready Work Ready conference organised by Shropshire Council and the Careers & Ent...

Pre-nuptial Agreements and the Family Farm

If you have an interest in a farm and you are getting married, then you should consider a Read More

Septic Tanks - What you Need to Know - New Legislation 2020

In 2015 new legislation came into force setting out general binding rules in respect of septic tanks. The legislation prohibits discharging directly from a s...

A Visit to Shrewsbury Veterans Outreach Hub

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending the Veterans Outreach Hub in Shrewsbury town centre. I discussed various legal issues, which may impact the...

North Wales Audi and Blind Veterans UK Llandudno Centre

The team at Lanyon Bowdler’s Conwy office were recently invited to take a tour of Blind Vet...

North Wales Audi & Blind Veterans UK Llandudno Centre

The team at Lanyon Bowdler’s Conwy office were recently invited to take a tour of Blind Veterans UK training and rehabilitation centre in Llandudno.Read More

Relationships after Brain Injury

Relationships are a very important and intimate part of life. They give us a sense of security and wellbeing, and contribute towards our sense of self-identi...

Inquisitive about Inquests? Five Common Misconceptions of the Inquest Process

An inquest may be your first ever real world encounter with the legal profession. Whether that be as a witness giving evidence, a family member of a deceased...

Megan Baker House Golf Day

On Saturday 19 October I was fortunate to be invited to play in the Megan Baker House Golf Day, which was held at Leominster Golf Club. The Lanyon Bowdler te...

Calling all Divorcees with Pension Attachment Orders

During your divorce did you secure a pension attachment / earmarking order (as opposed to pension sharing orders) as part of the financial settlement? W...

Why Should You Make a Will?

Making a Will is one of the most important steps you can take for both you and your family; it can help protect your loved ones when you are gone and ensure...

Climbing Out - Taking the Modern Day Girl Completely out of Her Comfort Zone

It’s Monday morning, the standard early visit to the gym has been completed and I am now at home cramming numerous ‘loaned’ items of clothi...

New Rules are Shortly to Come into Force in Relation to the Abstraction of Water from Rivers, Wetlands and Boreholes

Previously exempt activities such as trickle irrigation for growing potatoes will require a licence from the Environment Agency. The deadline is 31 December...

Fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support

We’ve all heard the scary statistic: 1 in 2 of us will develop cancer during our lifetime. Sadly almost all of us will have lost a loved one to this in...

Burwarton Show 2019

For the 11th year running, we hosted clients, contacts, friends and visitors to the show in our marquee. 

The show is the largest one day agri...

The Movement Centre - Loss of NHS Funding

The Movement Centre is a UK charity and specialist treatment centre. They support children living with movement disabilities and their families.

Th...

Steve Coogan Avoids Full Driving Ban

“Back of the net!” a catchphrase associated with Alan Partridge, Steve Coogan’s best known character probably best sums up how he feels fol...

Employers’ Duty to Keep Records Relating to the National Minimum Wage and TUPE

Employers have a duty to keep sufficient records to establish that their workers have received the national minimum wage. These records must be kept for thre...

Rise in Infant Mortality Rates for Third Year in a Row

Data recently published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that, for the third consecutive year, infant mortality rates in England and Wales h...

The Rise in Number of ‘Rowing Parents’ Representing Themselves

In 2013 the government implemented plans to remove all legal aid available in respect of family matters; apart from people who have been victims of dome...

The Government May Consider Amending the Legislation Regarding the Use of Mobile Phones Whilst Driving

The High Court recently handed down judgment in the case of Ramsey Barreto - a case involving the use of handheld mobiles when driving.

Barreto bec...

Lanyon Bowdler Scoops Top Prize for Best Military Window Display

During the lead up to Armed Forces Day, Shropshire Council encouraged businesses in Shrewsbury to decorate their windows with a milit...

Lanyon Bowdler Attend Kidz to Adultz Wales & West 2019

During my first week at Lanyon Bowdler, I had the pleasure of attending the Kidz to Adultz Wales & West exhibition in Bristol, hosted by Disabled Living,...

Calls to Reform Surrogacy Laws

The Law Commission has recently published its surrogacy consultation paper: ‘Building families through surrogacy: a new law’. Sir Nicholas Green,...

The Discount Rate

On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced a new discount rate of -0.25% for all personal injury and clinical negligence claims. The Association of Britis...

Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme Abolishment of “Same Roof Rule”

In 1964 the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme was introduced to compensate innocent victims for crimes of violence. However, victims of violent crimes, w...

Serious Injury Guide

I was delighted to have the opportunity to attend the Serious Injury Guide stakeholder workshop follo...

The DVLA and Fitness to Drive

The DVLA can revoke a person’s driving licence for medical reasons, so it’s important to keep them updated on any illnesses that can affect your...

Understanding Pathological Fatigue

With Action for Brain Injury Week having just gone, I wanted to take a look at some of the daily struggles people with brain injury have to overcome.

...

Local Artist Decorates our Windows for Shropshire Council's Competition for Armed Forces' Celebrations

As a signatory of the Armed Forces Community Covenant we are always looking for ways to demonstrate our support to the armed forces community. When Shropshir...

Idsall School Mock Trial

On 10 April 2019 staff from Lanyon Bowdler attended Idsall School, where year 12 students had transformed part of their school into a courtroom and were cond...

Warfarin in a Nutshell

Warfarin is a blood thinner otherwise known as an anticoagulant. It’s a very interesting drug as, just like penicillin, it was discovered by chance. Th...

Agricultural Wages in Wales - Guidance Published

The Welsh Government has published guidance relating to the Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2019.

In addition to the increased minimum rates of pa...

Action for Brain Injury Week

Headway Shropshire Garden

In 2010 Headway Shropshire developed the concept of the Labyrinth Garden for the Shrewsbury Flower Show...

Coroners’ Inquests

The Coroner Service is at least 800 years old and has recently undergone significant changes. It is a public service to find out the cause of a death that ha...

Young Enterprise

Lanyon Bowdler was delighted to attend the Young Enterprise celebration event in May 2019. As always the students’ creativity and commitment to buildin...

Mooting Competition

Staff from Lanyon Bowdler were proud to judge the final of the 2019 Regional Schools Mooting Competition at the University of Wolverhampton in April. This in...

Bereavement Damages

All too often, when the government announces an intention to change the law relating to personal injury and clinical negligence, it results in claimants bein...

My review of the London Marathon 2019

Well, the day started really well. We woke up around 6am to the clanking of barriers outside the hotel, which on arrival the night before we found to be imme...

Lanyon Bowdler opens Conwy office

Lanyon Bowdler is extending its business into North Wales with the opening of a new office.

The firm has had a presence in Conwy since March 2018,...

Civil partnerships – a marriage by another name?

Statistics show that the number of same sex civil partnerships is falling (most likely because many same sex couples are now choosing to get married), b...

Parental Responsibility and Same Sex Parents

Parental responsibility is a legal term which encompasses all rights and duties, powers and responsibilities which, by law, a parent of a child has in relati...

Breech Baby Scan

UK researchers have suggested that routinely offering expectant mothers an ultrasound scan at 36 weeks gestation to check the position of the baby could save...

Bereavement damages not fit for the 21st Century

Northern Ireland and Scotland are separate legal jurisdictions in the United Kingdom. It has recently been announced that statutory compensation for bereaved...

CASE UPDATE: Can parties agree to extend time of determination for prior approval applications?

Permitted development rights are simpler developments which do not require a formal application for planning permission. However, prior to the start of these...

Breakthrough blood test now available to test for pre-eclampsia

It has recently been reported that pregnant women in England will now be able to have a blood test, which can check for the potentially life-threatening cond...

Bromyard Speed Festival 2019

We have an office in Bromyard, an historic Herefordshire market town with a wealth of mediaeval half-timbered and victorian buildings and a lovely selection...

Divorce – How long will it take?

On the 28 March 2019 the family court statistics for October to December 2018 were published. The statistics relating to the average duration of a divorce sh...

Coroners could be given powers to investigate stillbirths

Last week the government launched a consultation on proposals to give coroners the power to investigate all full-term stillbirths. The aim of the proposals i...

No-Fault Divorce

In July 2018, the supreme court held that Mrs Owens could not divorce her husband based on the unreasonable behaviour petition filed and that she would need...

The Art of Negotiation

Negotiation is a key weapon in any lawyer’s arsenal and it’s a part of the job which I really enjoy; engaging in different tactical plays, predic...

Agricultural Minimum Wage

The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2019 was made on 6 March 2019 and will come into force on 1 April 2019. This Order replaces, subject to some changes and...

Training with SARDA Wales

It’s always hard to tell if the winter causes a rise in the numbers of missing people occupying Search & Rescue Teams, or whether they simply prey...

Cervical Cancer Screening Tests

Everyone will be aware that all women and people with a cervix between the age of 25 and 64 should attend for regular cervical screening (a smear test). A sm...

CICA – Calls for Reform

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme exists to compensate victims of violent crimes. It is administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority...

GP Appointment Waiting Times

I recently tried to make an appointment with my GP surgery, concerning a problem I have had for a few weeks. It is uncomfortable, but not urgent. I went onli...

Limits on Tribunal Awards and Statutory Payments to Increase from April 2019

Employment Tribunal compensation limits will increase on 6 April 2019.

The maximum amount of a week's pay, used to calculate statutory redundan...

Working Full Time and Studying for a Law Degree

If someone had said to me, five years from now you will complete your law degree whilst holding down a full time job and bringing up three young children wit...

2019 Advances in Medicine

Many of you will have seen in the news recently that quadruple amputee Corinne Hutton underwent a double hand transplant on 7 January 2019. This news got me...

Driver Wrongly Penalised for Speeding in Telford

I was recently asked to represent X. He had received through the post a NIP (Notice of Intended Prosecution) alleging he had been speeding on the A442 Trench...

Horatio's Garden

Spending time in a beautiful garden is a way many of us love to relax - but how often do we take this for granted? For patients wi...

Management is More than Just a Job Title

An issue I frequently come across is where an employee, due to creditable performance in their current role, is promoted into a ma...

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New Year's Resolutions & My Goals

As we recover from the overindulgence of Christmas contemplating our New Year's resolutions I thought I would share my goals for the year ahead.

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A&E at Christmas

It is well known that Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) and there are no signs of this changing...

Drug Driving

Two stories have caught the eye in the national press over the last few days involving drug driving.

The first story is the criminal investigation...

Hope House & Ty Gobaith

Following on from my recent blog regarding my visit to Ty Gobaith, I have no...

Rise In Bowel Cancer Among Young People

Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is the fourth most common cancer in the UK with almost 42,000 people being diagnosed every year. In the vast m...

Discretion Called For Over Driving Bans

I note with interest an article in today’s local paper regarding people being allowed to continue driving after they have amassed 12 or more penalty po...

Privileged Wills

As I look out of my office window in our Oswestry Office, I can see a wonderful Poppy display in the school windows across from me in memory of Remembrance D...

European Law Rescues Victim of Uninsured Driver

The High Court recently ruled, in the case of Lewis v Tindale and MIB, that the catastrophically injured victim of an uninsured driver, injured in an acciden...

Concern Over A&E Closures

A Fragile State

On 27 September 2018 the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust agreed to temporarily suspend overnight A&E...

The Movement Centre Golf Day

A few weeks ago on a wet Friday morning, I and two of my colleagues Beth and Lyndsey, along with my friend Sue, arrived at Arscott Golf club for The Movement...

Problems Associated with Cannula Insertion - Extravasation & Infiltration Injuries - An Overview

A potential claim for damages can arise from a patient suffering an extravasation or infiltration injury after cannula insertion.

What is a...

Visit to Worcestershire Headway

Princess Anne recently visited Worcestershire Headway, a charity that helps people who have suffered brain injuries, and I was fortunate enough to be invited...

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Baby Loss Awareness Week is held from 9 to 15 October to raise awareness about the key issues affecting those who have experienced pregnancy loss or baby dea...

Is There a Duty to Ensure Advice Given by Reception Staff is Reasonably Accurate?

Yesterday the Supreme Court gave their verdict on a case concerning the liability of an NHS Trust following incorrect information given by a receptionist, in...

Protecting Your Children's Inheritance

For many couples making their Wills, it often seems natural and right to them that they should leave everything to each other and for their assets to pass to...

Early Intervention in Post-Separation Arrangements for Children

Soon to be President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has recently voiced his support for the Early Intervention Project (EI) promoted by Dr Ham...

A Visit to Tŷ Gobaith

Hope House have two children’s hospices being Hope House based in Oswestry and Tŷ Gobaith in Conwy. On 24 September 2018, my colleague Sophie and I had...

Matters of the Heart

The heart is well associated with love and emotion and the term heart break is often thought about with the breakdown of relationships and grief.

T...

Having THAT Conversation

As the eldest sibling and the perceived ‘responsible one’ it has fallen upon me three times in recent years to be involved in end of life ‘...

Unmarried Mother Wins Right to Claim Widowed Parent's Allowance

Siobhan McLaughlin, 46, won a Supreme Court battle to access widowed parent’s allowance for her bereaved four children.

Sadly her partner of...

Maternity Care at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust

It is now common knowledge that in 2017 the former Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ordered an investigation into maternity care at the Shrewsbury and Telford...

Life as a Commercial Trainee Solicitor

This blog was written by Mathew Hughes who trained with the firm until September 2018.

I’ve always seen myself pursuing a career in law, but...

Maternity Services Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

This blog was written by Ruairi Willis who spent a week with us on work experience this summer.

In January 2017, the former Health Secretary Jeremy...

Meeting Rooms in Conwy, North Wales

Although Lanyon Bowdler was formed in Shropshire, we work with clients all over the UK - and have recently opened new meeting rooms in North Wales.

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Fronting & Mobile Phone Offences

Every now and then, I like to update people with Motoring Law matters that crop up. This month, I cover two topics people may not believe are illegal, &lsquo...

Are Too Many Women Being Refused Requests For a C-Section?

The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told that women at 75% of UK maternity units are being denied their right to choose a Caesarean (C-sec...

It’s All About You

Lanyon Bowdler’s “bear hoop-la” has been put away for another year, now we’ve completed our season of agricultural show attendances,...

Understanding Stillbirth

The stillbirth of a baby is one of the most shocking and devastating experiences any family can go through. It can result in depression and family breakdown....

Employee and Student: Tips for Juggling Both

This blog was written by Hollie Daniels: legal support assistant in the private client team

I have been fortunate enough to have the full support o...

The Armed Forces Covenant in Shropshire: Supporting our Armed Forces

Earlier this year we were delighted to sign the Armed Forces Covenant at RAF Shawbury to demonstrate the firm’s commitment to help those who have serve...

The Risk of Heart Related Death in the Young

This Blog was written by: Bryn Auger first year student studying law at Aston University

Earlier this week, a study based at St George’s...

Response to MDU Comments

Dr Christine Tomkins, chief executive of the Medical Defence Union (MDU) recently said that ‘urgent legal reform’ is needed to c...

When the Police just 'Want a Chat'

Over the past year or so, there has been a growing trend for the police to offer people the opportunity to voluntarily attend at a police station for “a chat...

For Better or Worse

The Supreme Court has recently dismissed a wife’s appeal of an order which dismissed her ‘unreasonable behaviour’ petition for d...

Minimum Wage: 'On Call' Sleeping In

In an important decision for the care sector, the Court of Appeal has ruled that carers who sleep at a client's home or otherwise at their place of work, tec...

Life of a Trainee in Property

I completed my Law degree at the University of Sheffield and graduated in 2015. I then went on to study the legal practice course at the University of Law an...

What's The Worst That Can Happen?

Having grown up in Shropshire and having two young children whose father is a 'city boy' I am keen to ensure my chil...

The “Father of Infection Control”: Ignaz Semmelweis (1818 – 1865)

On the 1 July 2018 it would have been the 200th birthday of Ignaz Semmelweis, a Hungarian physician whose work demonstrated the...

The Way Ahead Conference

Headway UK is a charity which aims to promote understanding of brain injury and provide support and services to survivors, their families and carers. Whilst...

Training to be a Solicitor at Lanyon Bowdler

I have just taken over as training partner at Lanyon Bowdler but I have been heavily involved in the trainee application process and monitoring the trainees...

Penalty for Using a Mobile Phone While Driving Has Increased

I was recently surprised to read in that, following a poll carried out by the RAC, only 36% of people they spoke to were aware that the punishment for drivin...

Liar, Liar, Case Under Fire!

According to Jim Carrey in ‘Liar Liar’, to be successful in court you must master the art of fibbing. Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Cour...

Countess Of Chester Baby Deaths

We previously wrote a blog in July 2017 about the police investigation into a high number...

Pressure Sores - a Preventable Injury

Pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers or bedsores are a common, but often preventable, injury suffered by patients in ca...

Fair Dismissal For Gross Misconduct – Despite No Individual Act Of Gross Misconduct

It will only be fair to dismiss an employee for misconduct if an employer acts reasonably in treating the misconduct in question as a sufficient reason for d...

Could Jurassic Park Be Held Liable?

I thought to celebrate the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I would look at the responsibility Jurassic Park would hav...

Dr Virginia Apgar's 109th Birthday

Google have paid tribute to Dr Virginia Apgar on her 109th birthday by featuring her on their Google Doodle. Most will not know...

Dress Codes Update

The Government has issued guidance on workplace attire off the heels, as it where, of the case of Nicola Thorpe - a temporary worker who was sent home unpaid...

Changes In Compensation For Road Traffic Accidents

Back in 2017 the government announced proposed reforms in relation to the personal injury sector and, in particular, changes to the small claims court limit...

New Restrictions on The Use of Epilepsy Drug Epilim in Pregnancy

I wrote a blog last year on 24 October about the harm that Sodium Valproate, a controversial drug use...

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day - Friday 18 May

“Every eight hours someone is told they will never walk again due to a spinal injury”. Despite this statistic, with the initial amazing care offe...

Warning To Landlords/Agents – Gas Safety Certificates

Landlords are already aware of regulations which require that for all Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST) entered into after 1 October 2015 certain prescribed...

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Warning To Landlords/Agents – Gas Safety Certificates

Landlords are already aware of regulations which require that for all Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST) entered into ...

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