Back in 2017, the Shrewsbury and Telford Trust first made headlines when an initial review focused on a cluster of 42 cases of deaths of mothers and babies in their maternity unit. However, West Mercia Police Force has now confirmed they are investigating whether criminal charges should be brought against the Trust, or particular individuals […]
As many landlords will be aware, it was previously the case that if a landlord had not served tenants with a Gas Safety Certificate before they moved in, then the landlord would never be able to serve a valid Section 21 Notice. There was no remedy to this and it left landlords, who had fallen […]
July 3rd 2020 is Action Mesothelioma Day. A rare form of cancer that grows in the lining of the organs (often the lungs), mesothelioma is almost always caused by exposure to asbestos. Employers have a duty of care to their employees, and when asbestos may be present in the workplace it is vital that employees […]
As businesses start to reopen, the Government has now introduced more flexibility to the furlough leave scheme, allowing employees on furlough leave to be brought back into work part-time from July 1st. Furlough leave was introduced in the UK back in March 2020 to help reduce the number of job losses expected as a result […]
A change in the law is set to end the ‘blame game’ experienced by divorcing couples. First introduced in June 2019, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill is expected to receive Royal assent imminently. The Bill will introduce a ‘no fault’ process to divorce which aims to reduce conflict. What changes for divorcing couples? Currently, […]
Flexible furlough: how does it work?
July 1, 2020
No-fault divorces: ending the ‘blame game’
June 15, 2020
Ban on tenant evictions extended to August 2020
June 12, 2020
Redundancy and furlough leave
June 4, 2020
Changes in Employment – what are your rights?
May 13, 2020
What is a protective award claim?
May 11, 2020
Your family law lockdown questions answered
May 4, 2020
Continuing to help make Wills
May 1, 2020
What is a Settlement Agreement?
April 17, 2020
Closing the gap on forgotten employees
April 16, 2020
How effective is your Force Majeure clause?
April 15, 2020
Landlord and Tenant court hearings
April 6, 2020
Companies House extension for filing annual accounts
April 3, 2020
Employment law pitfalls in a pandemic
March 30, 2020
Family Court Guidance during COVID-19
March 26, 2020
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: What is furlough leave
March 25, 2020
Still here for you
March 24, 2020