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Has there ever been a better time to start up a law firm?

The thought of setting up a new law firm during a global pandemic may seem irrational, cavalier and high risk. However, in such a world-changing event, as with any global crisis, the winners will be those who adapt the quickest and realise the change rather than resist it. To paraphrase Charles Darwin, it is not […]

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How to spot sepsis

Around 50,000 people a year in the UK die from sepsis, making it more deadly than any cancer. Sepsis, which is also known as blood poisoning, is the body’s immune system’s overreaction to an infection or injury. Our immune system usually fights infections, but sometimes it attacks out own body and this is called sepsis. […]

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How to keep yourself safe when cycling on the road

When people think of road traffic accidents, they tend to envisage cars crashing into each other. But a large number of people every year are killed or injured in accidents while riding a bicycle. In 2018 alone 99 cyclists were killed and there were in excess of 17,000 injuries sustained on Britain’s roads. With many […]

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SME law firms: embracing new working practices under a pandemic

SME law firms: embracing new working practices under a pandemic Through acknowledging the challenges that law firms currently face in the COVID-19 crisis, this article discusses how leaders of SME law firms can maintain productivity, use the downturn to improve their business, embrace digital change and recognise new opportunities as we emerge into the new […]

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Quill helps clients with compliance and security during the Covid-19 pandemic

With the Covid-19 lockdown, we’re living and working in difficult times. Solicitors, particularly, are finding themselves caught between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, law firms have ongoing regulatory obligations to attend to. On the other, enforced restrictions make ‘business as usual’ nigh on impossible. Add into the mixing pot increased […]

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I was a passenger involved in an accident; can I make a claim?

Being in an accident as a passenger can be a terrifying experience. But if you have suffered injuries as a passenger are you able to make a claim for compensation? Fortunately, passengers who are injured in a road traffic accident have more compensation rights than either of the drivers involved – because there is no […]

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Can you claim for a hit and run accident?

A hit and run can be the most upsetting type of car accident. When you have an accident, you typically have the opportunity to find out what happened and why you were hit when you and the other party stop to exchange details. However, when you’re involved in a hit and run, you’re deprived of […]

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Embrace remote working: work from home with confidence and efficiency

John Espley, LEAP UK CEO writes about the rise of remote working and the long-term benefits it can bring to a law firm. The culture of remote working is fast becoming the norm for most companies. There are occasions when remote working is a necessity, for example when there are travel problems, bad weather, flooding, […]

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Stroke misdiagnosis: what to do

Suffering a stroke can be one of the most frightening and distressing experiences of your life or that of a loved one. If it has been misdiagnosed or was not diagnosed in time, however, it can result in even more suffering. An instance of medical negligence such as this can mean that treatment can’t be […]

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The effect of brain injuries

Head and brain injuries are some of the most affecting traumas a person can go through. There are few other personal injuries someone can sustain that have the potential to alter their personality, as well as present a risk of death. Suffering from a brain injury can be life changing. Depending on the severity, a […]

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