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The importance of preventing injuries to carers

Carers are rightfully receiving a great deal of public attention and gratitude at the moment. They are looking after our most vulnerable loved ones at a hugely worrying time. Whether in care homes or in the community, carers are continuing to work on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic. Risk of injury Apart from the […]

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Making a claim for hair damage

Our hair plays an important role in who we are, and a lot of us take great pains to take care of our hair – it is, after all, our crowning glory. If you are someone who likes going for hair treatments on a regular basis or you prefer getting treatments occasionally, such as a […]

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The UK’s vulnerability to money laundering

The UK’s status as a global finance centre, its openness to trade and foreign investment and the relative ease of doing business here in the UK are all attributes that drive the prosperity of the country. However, these considerable strengths also make the UK vulnerable to a diverse range of financial crimes, including money laundering. […]

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World Cancer Day: cancer care in a global pandemic

Every year, World Cancer Day is marked on 4 February. This year was no different – despite the changes in the way it was observed during a global pandemic, with events going online. The focus for 2021 was ‘Together, all our actions matter’, with the intention of showing that “our actions have an impact on […]

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Legal aid firms adopt more agile processes in the pandemic

During the pandemic, the main focus of the Legal Aid Agency has been to help providers continue legal aid services for clients, identifying new flexible ways of working. The pandemic has created opportunities for these providers to improve their systems by becoming more agile and therefore offer a better service.    Legal aid firms have […]

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The problem with faulty products

When we buy a new item, we don’t expect it to cause us harm. However, in many cases, that is precisely what happens. The product turns out to be faulty, doesn’t work properly and then causes an injury when we attempt to use it – or it malfunctions and causes a major problem even when […]

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How has crime changed during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Due to dramatic changes in people’s patterns of behaviour throughout the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, interesting, and in some cases, dramatic patterns have emerged in crime rates and types of crime being committed. Criminal activity in certain categories has fallen by as much as 20% in some areas. Crime is evolving as fast as […]

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Online learning platform from LEAP

 LEAP University, which launched in 2019 is an online learning platform that enables users to train and refresh their skills in using the LEAP software via an ever-expanding directory of courses. This includes creating matters and cards, capturing matter level information, generating documents and sharing correspondence. The university is available to every LEAP user and […]

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Access to state benefits for those on a spouse visa

One has to keep an eye constantly on the changes to the UK immigration law rules and procedures brought on by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Spouses who need to support an application for leave to enter or remain for non-EU nationals have come under particular pressure during the Coronavirus crisis because loss of earnings has meant […]

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How dangerous is the manufacturing industry?

During lockdown, many factories remained open. Since the work that goes on inside them cannot be done from home, they had to keep their doors open in order to continue producing their goods. As the manufacturing industry is one of the few to keep operational during the three national lockdowns the UK has experienced so […]

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