How to successfully manage your team from home

With what feels like the 10th lockdown in the past year, the same old challenges have arisen. How can your firm work from home efficiently, how can your firm go paperless to enable home working and how do you ensure compliance and security while everyone is at home? But another important issue for many firms […]

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15 ways to get free legal advice

Barrister Daniel Barnett is highly regarded for his employment and HR law expertise, representing both employers and employees. He offers an impressive range of free services: His long-established Employment Law Bulletin, issued 2 or 3 times a week, covers new legislation and important employment law cases as soon as they come out. From his website […]

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The NHS’s maternity unit failings

Having a baby should be a joyful experience. Families should be able to rely on the medical professionals around them to ensure everything goes according to plan, helping to bring their children into the world. But that isn’t always the case. Recently, there have been a number of instances where maternity services have not been […]

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The most effective ways to pay a legal bill in the UK

From divorce through to employment tribunals and criminal defence, legal bills can be expensive. A summary of the best ways to pay your UK legal bills.

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How to find free advice during a divorce

The decision to file for divorce is rarely an easy one. No matter how far things have broken down with your spouse, the prospect of taking legal action to end a marriage can be daunting, particularly when the reasons for doing so are complex or disputed. Legal bills, the division of assets, and property sales […]

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No Win No Fee: when the law stands up for you

There are unfortunately few ways that wronged people can obtain justice when it is not a criminal matter. But that’s exactly what a conditional fee agreement offers. Also known as No Win No Fee, these agreements were introduced into law to offer legal assistance to those who might not be able to afford it otherwise. […]

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Criminal trials “worst delays for 20 years”

The UK court system is facing a record build-up of delayed trials and tribunals, with thousands left uncertain over when their legal cases will be heard. In the Crown Court alone, more than 56,000 cases have been postponed due to health and safety concerns, equalling an increase of around 46% in delays since the start […]

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Internet Newsletter for Lawyers November/December 2020

In the latest issue of Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: Data protection – Eduardo Ustaran of Hogan Lovells considers the key data protection challenges we will face in 2021 Employee monitoring – Joanne Frears and Belinda Lester of Lionshead Law consider the use of employee monitoring software Algorithms – Will Richmond-Coggan of Freeths discusses who is […]

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Free webinars from barristers’ chambers

Thanks to Nigel Parker of Crosse & Crosse Solicitors who has alerted us to several sources of free webinars from barristers’ chambers offering updates in their specialist fields: 1 Chancery Lane offer free weekly webinars. These cover a whole range of current topics. Each week the speakers answer any questions from users. These can be […]

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Stress levels during the pandemic

At the moment, many of us are dealing with more stress than we have previously. We’re facing threats to our health and our employment and financial security. We’re also worried about loved ones and facing uncertainty over whether we can return to our familiar ways of life. With such intense issues at play, it’s no […]

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