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Workplace injuries: could you make a claim?

Date: 17 October 2018

By: Thompsons Solicitors

Legal news roundup - October 2018

Date: 17 October 2018

By: Fanny Marshall

Food businesses - overcoming three key challenges

Date: 21 September 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

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Workplace injuries: could you make a claim?

If you’ve been injured at work, you may be eligible to make a compensation claim. Find out your rights, and what your next steps should be.

Date: 17 October 2018   By: Thompsons Solicitors

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Driving offences - will I lose my licence?

you've accrued 12 penalty points through one or more driving offences, you could be disqualified - but not necessarily. Here's what to expect.

Date: 12 September 2018   By: Motoring Offence Lawyers

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Understanding the probate process

Handling a loved one's affairs is never easy, and for many it is new territory. Knowing the legal terms can help make things more manageable.

Date: 5 September 2018   By: Rachael Matthews

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Cohabitation, civil partnership or marriage - the choice is yours?

A recent Supreme Court case held that civil partnerships should be open to all couples - but action may be a long way off. What the law says now.

Date: 18 July 2018   By: Julian Waldon

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Are changes coming to medical negligence claims?

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review into medical negligence - which could affect how future compensation claims are handled.

Date: 23 March 2018   By: LegalExpert.co.uk

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What will whiplash compensation reforms mean for victims?

Car insurance premiums have seen big increases due to whiplash compensation claims. What is the government planning to discourage false claims?

Date: 23 March 2018   By: Accident Claims UK

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Making a successful claim after a car accident

If you've been hurt in a traffic accident you could be due compensation. Smith Jones Solicitors explain how to maximise your chances of success.

Date: 20 February 2018   By: Smith Jones Solicitors

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How to keep the nastiness out of divorce

Divorce is never easy but you can take some of the nastiness out of discussions by following these suggestions from lawyer Helen Thewlis.

Date: 19 July 2017   By: Helen Thewlis

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Is your digital legacy in safe hands?

What happens to your online accounts, digital assets and social media profiles when you die? You must protect your digital legacy says Natalie Payne.

Date: 31 January 2017   By: Natalie Payne

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Your rights: personal injury in the beauty business

Law firm Beecham Peacock explains how to avoid adverse reactions or injuries from beauty treatments - and what to do if you are affected.

Date: 6 December 2016   By: Beecham Peacock

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What does the law say about leaving kids home alone?

Legal guidelines about leaving children home alone are clear for little ones but leave parents to decide what's safe for older children.

Date: 3 August 2016   By: Lesley Butler

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How do I set up a bare trust? It does what it says on the tin

Setting up a bare trust is easier than you might think and can be done without using a solicitor. Find out the basics on how to set up a bare trust

Date: 20 June 2016   By: Fanny Marshall

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Planning what happens after you die - not just a task for old people!

Managing the affairs of someone who has died, whether you are their executor or not, can be made easier with some preparation during their lifetime.

Date: 25 May 2016   By: Fanny Marshall

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12 laws of rugby every spectator should know

With the Six Nations championship starting on 6 February, Law Donut explains the rules of rugby in the same clear way that we explain business law.

Date: 5 February 2016   By: Rory MccGwire

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Inheritance tax and family trusts: succession planning for small firms

Making a will highlights many issues that should be considered, including how an interest in a business would be dealt with after death.

Date: 8 October 2015   By: Guest contributor

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Why don't you have an LPA?

We are all living longer, at great cost to the NHS, with dementia consequently becoming more common. It makes sense, then, to make an LPA. Here's how.

Date: 27 July 2015   By: Rory MccGwire

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An extreme way to handle divorce or separation?

How a spoof video showing a jilted man cutting shared belongings in half has gone viral on YouTube and highlighted divorce and separation issues

Date: 29 June 2015   By: Rory MccGwire