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Event Industry News Survey – Workplace Wellbeing

Event Industry News has revealed that, over the last 12 months, nearly half of employers in the events industry have taken a more active role in trying to improve workplace wellbeing. The research completed bi-annually by Stress Matters, which had 430 respondents, shows that 45% of event industry professionals have reported seeing more effort by…

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Mesothelioma Claims – Don’t Delay Legal Action

Mesothelioma is a terminal form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos dust, which is acquired during a patient’s working life in many different environments and forms. Those diagnosed with the condition are often given a short life expectancy and often deteriorate rapidly. The main symptoms of Mesothelioma to be aware of are: Wheezing…

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Is This Sexual Harassment – BBC Documentary

Is This Sexual Harassment? Documentary receives extended release on BBC iPlayer. With prolonged availability on BBC iPlayer after its initial TV airing on the 13th of January 2019, Is This Sexual Harassment? relied heavily on the input from our own Director, Jessica Thompson, as a legal consultant during its production.   This unique documentary examines…

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Domestic Violence-Related Murders at Five-Year High

Murders stemming from domestic violence have hit a five-year high in the UK. Research done by the BBC has found that the number of people killed as a result of domestic violence in the UK is now at its highest level since 2014. In 2018, 173 people were killed in domestic violence-related homicides – an…

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Contract for Differences – Case Study

After successfully bringing a Claim for a Financial Litigation Client, Junaid Sohail shares a case study of the process. Contract For Differences Mrs. X was approached by JNF Capital who advised her to invest in a complex and exotic financial product called Contract for Differences (CFDS) – a form of risk financial speculation called derivative…

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The Flaws of the CICA

The Flaws of the CICA (Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority) – Why the Review is Sorely Needed £244,000 in compensation has been withheld from 103 victims of rape and sexual assault in the past two years by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). [i] In the past five years, 253 victims had payments cut due to…

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Checklist for Serving a Section 21 Notice – What You Need to Know

When considering serving notice to a tenant under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, the following time frames need to be considered: A section 21 notice cannot be served within the first four months from the day on which the tenancy began. At least 2 months written notice that the landlord requires possession of…

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Free Wills Month – Calendar

As part of our desire to help local businesses and charitable organisations, we regularly participate in ‘Free Wills Month’ promotions throughout the year. By signing up for a Will during Free Wills Month, you get to have a simple single or mirror Will for yourself and/or your partner at no cost. All we ask is…

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Bad Tenants – How Much Are They Costing You?

As a Landlord, you have likely felt the pain and dealt with the struggles of having a tenant that causes you difficulties that you never could have foreseen. The Insurer LV= has recently undertaken an analysis based on 1.5m Landlords, and the statistics to come from this show that 23% of Landlords have a tenant…

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