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A Time Bomb Waiting To Happen?

Road lines

There is a well-known shortage of housing in this country and there is a lot of new build housing being pushed in all parts of the Country. Much of the building is being built by the big builders who often share the risk of a big development. However, they often have one thing in common…. Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Effective Performance Management

Employment tribunal

The aim of any performance improvement process (PIP) should be to help an employee meet the standards that are expected of them, but if their performance doesn’t improve and they are ultimately dismissed what factors will an Employment Tribunal be concerned with as to the fairness of that dismissal? It is imperative that an employer… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

The Costs of Clinical Negligence

Money sign

Last year the headlines were flooded with news on Brexit, the migration crisis and most notably, the US elections. The ongoing struggles of the NHS has also emerged as the hot topic of the day with various charities, organisations and even NHS employees sharing their opinions on the matter. It comes as no surprise then… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

What if something goes wrong with my healthcare?


Every day seems to bring more unsettling news briefings about the state of the NHS. We hear alarming stories about GPs turning away potential new patients, tragic deaths due to alleged poor assessment, diagnosis or treatment, not to mention the lack of adequate post-hospital care at home provided to some of the UK’s most vulnerable… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

I have separated from my partner. Can I change the Locks on our property?

Keys in hand

Jointly owned properties Where a property is jointly owned, the simple answer is no. The legal position is that both parties’ have an equal right to access and to occupy the property.  Even if only one party is paying the mortgage or the other party has made no contribution at all, you cannot change the… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Family Law – Update

family law

There is only one ground in England and Wales which can be relied on to show that a marriage is over and that a decree of divorce should be granted and that is that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. This is evidenced by one of five facts a) adultery b) unreasonable behaviour c) 2… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

“If I die, Pete gets everything!” Er… no Katie, he won’t.

London, UK. Katie Price at the launch photocall to mark the publication of her latest autobiography, Reborn, released tomorrow. Held at The Worx, Parsons Green, London on September 21st 2016.
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During a panel discussion on Monday’s Loose Women show, former glamour model Katie Price revealed that she has not updated her Will since she split from her ex-husband Peter Andre in 2009. The panel was discussing what arrangements parents should make for the care of their children in the event of their death. Ms Price… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

The NHS Crisis Persists

Medical Negligence 2

Sadly, there does not appear to be a week go by that the NHS does not make headline news recently. Whether it concerns the ambulance service, hospitals or GP surgeries, it is nearly always in relation to underfunding, understaffing and a too high demand on the system. Last week saw South East Coast Ambulance Service… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Are Court Fees preventing you from issuing a claim?

Rubber Stamp with past due for payment. Includes clipping path for stamp.

The Law Society Gazette this week published an article stating that the number of county court judgments against businesses has fallen according to the official year-on-year figures. It was reported that this fall was fuelling speculation that higher court fees were preventing businesses from going to court to recover the monies owed to them. The… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Social Media – Keep it savvy

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If you are one of the many billions who frequents social media, then the chances are that at some point you have posted one (or more) of your photos online. It has become a way of life for many of us and one which some of us rely on to promote our abilities as amateur… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)