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What are the stages of a medical negligence claim?

Making a claim for medical negligence can seem daunting – especially as the vast majority of claimants may be going through the process for the first time. As you probably know, medical professionals owe their patients a duty of care to protect their health from the risk of harm. When they fail in this regard, […]

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Access to dental care: lockdown exacerbates existing problem

Accessing NHS dental care is a problem for a significant amount of people in England. And the Covid-19 lockdown has only led to more issues for people requiring treatment. This is according to Healthwatch England’s recent review of more than 1,300 people’s experiences. The organisation said that some people were being asked to wait up […]

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Technology is raising standards in conveyancing

John Espley, LEAP UK CEO, explains how conveyancers are using the latest technology and the LEAP Best Practice Standard to enhance their customer service and to win new business.  The UK housing market remains remarkably buoyant, due to government measures such as the Stamp Duty holiday and government backed 5% deposit scheme. As with all […]

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Online casinos: your rights and obligations with KYC, deposits and withdrawals

The UK has one of the world’s most significant online casino sectors. In fact, it is arguably considered the global leader in the industry, with companies like Playtech and several gaming firms listed on the FTSE 100 and 250. But that leadership also comes through regulation, which is overseen by the UK Gambling Commission. Where […]

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How to detect and prevent racial discrimination in your company

In 2019, the University of Manchester conducted its Racism at Work survey, revealing some uncomfortable truths about workplace discrimination in the UK. More than 70% of Black and Minority employees said they had experienced racial harassment in the past five years. On top of this, 60% said bosses or managers had treated them differently due […]

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Spinal scaffold technique heralds new dawn in spinal injury treatment

New data has revealed there are an estimated 50,000 people in the UK living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and each year approximately 2,500 people are newly injured. Research carried out by the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), Aspire and Back-up (three of the leading UK charities providing support to people with spinal injuries) has shown […]

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What questions should I ask my immigration lawyer?

Finding the perfect immigration lawyer is a necessity if you plan to shift to another country. While hiring an immigration lawyer is usually not necessary, it is best practice to have someone guide you through the application process, legalities, and paperwork. Many immigration lawyers also help with gathering the documentation and setting it in the […]

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Are you screening your law firm employees effectively?

Screening employees should always have been an important part of a law firm’s recruitment process, but it is now more critical than ever due to the screening requirements contained within the Money Laundering Regulations and Legal Sector Affinity Group guidance. One of the key assessment tools for ensuring a firm is taking on the right […]

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Working from home and RSI: are employers responsible?

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) may not be the first condition that comes to mind when thinking about work-related accidents and injuries. You might initially think of industrial accidents involving heavy machinery or incidents on construction sites. However, RSI can significantly affect the arms and hands and can often be found among office workers – typically […]

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When medical negligence affects children

Ending up in the hospital can be a frightening experience. You might not know your prognosis or even what your diagnosis is. As intimidating as that is, imagine going through that as a child. When young children are hurt or unwell, they may struggle to inform their families as they lack the vocabulary and the […]

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