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Injuries at work – The Law

Have you had an accident at work? Can you claim compensation? An accident at work may occur as a result of human error.  Or it may occur due to faulty equipment; the condition of the premises or a poor working environment. The circumstances leading to an accident may not be deliberate but more often than…
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Disappointing CQC report for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Disappointing CQC report for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust It was disappointing news for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust when the recently conducted Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report hit their desks…..and the press. The inspection took place in April 2018 when the CQC looked at nine different departments at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham and each…
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2 Things to consider taking children abroad post separation

2 Things to consider taking children abroad post separation  If you are planning to take your children abroad this summer without the child’s other parent, you should be aware of any potential problems. 1.       Consent Everyone with parental responsibility must be aware and give consent to the child travelling abroad. If you do not do…
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Love to litigate day – 31 August 2018

So far I have written about “Colouring day”, “love your cat day” and “Clean your keyboard day” but I must admit that “Love to Litigate day” is my favourite so far. In order to prepare this article I read a lot of quotes about litigation and lawyers. This is my favourite from a Judge in…
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National road victim month – August 2018

National road victim month – August 2018 National Road Victim Month is the time to remember those killed or seriously injured on the road The 1 August 2018 marks the beginning of National Road Victim Month, a time to remember those who have been killed, hurt, or seriously injured in road traffic accidents on Britain’s…
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AL FRESKO NOT AL DESKO

AL FRESKO NOT AL DESKO (How not to get crackers in your keyboard) How many of us eat lunch at our desk?  When I say “lunch”, for me it has always been a case of grabbing something in between clients or case work.  As a consequence of this I have all sorts of crumbs and…
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What impact does domestic abuse have on a child?

What impact does domestic abuse have on a child? This is often a question asked by victims of domestic abuse. Sometimes is it hard as a parent to put yourself first? So you look to the children you wish to protect. You try to see the damage that is being done to them. It’s natural…
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Employees rights after a slip and trip accident at work

Do you know your employee rights? Employers have many responsibilities. Among these responsibilities is their duty to protect you from a slip and trip accident. This includes educating their employees about health and safety in the workplace (normally taking the form of a health and safety workplace induction). Your employer also has to inform you…
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Power Station Worker Dies After Exposure To Asbestos

Power Station Worker Dies After Exposure To Asbestos A man from Tunbridge Wells has passed away from Mesothelioma which a Coroner has ruled was caused by his occupational exposure to asbestos. The worker worked in the Kingsnorth Power Station in Medway for 33 years. His wife described how he would work in the control room…
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Is there a rise in prenups?

Is there a rise in prenups? | Family Law Legal Advice There are no real statistics in the UK relating to numbers of prenups, but they are on the rise. Over the pond, in the US, the New York Times reports that prenups are on the rise among Millennials. And we know we often follow…
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