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Signing of a Legal Document
May 10, 2021
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Ever heard of enhanced shared parental leave pay? No, didn’t think so.
May 7, 2021
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The Future of Private Financial Dispute Resolution hearings: the case of AS -v- CS [2021]
May 6, 2021
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Increased “Care Tax” For People With Disabilities – Potential For A Public Law Or Discrimination Claim
April 21, 2021
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Everyone *NOT QUITE* in?
March 2, 2021
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Accepting or refusing a final offer of accommodation
February 8, 2021
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The Costs of Workplace Conflict
May 11, 2021
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How Quick Is Quick When Applying For Relief From Forfeiture
March 9, 2021
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What kind of tenant do I have – an overview of different types of residential occupiers
March 3, 2021
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What Does It Mean To Be a Trauma-Informed Lawyer? How Can We Help?
May 6, 2021
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What to Expect at the Youth Court For a Child or Young Person
May 5, 2021
Opinion
Common Intention in a Commercial Context Between Non-Married Couples – Oberman v Collins
April 30, 2021
Opinion
The Costs of Workplace Conflict
May 11, 2021
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Signing of a Legal Document
May 10, 2021
Opinion
Ever heard of enhanced shared parental leave pay? No, didn’t think so.
May 7, 2021
Opinion
The Future of Private Financial Dispute Resolution hearings: the case of AS -v- CS [2021]
May 6, 2021
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What Does It Mean To Be a Trauma-Informed Lawyer? How Can We Help?
May 6, 2021
Expert Comments
What to Expect at the Youth Court For a Child or Young Person
May 5, 2021
Opinion
Common Intention in a Commercial Context Between Non-Married Couples – Oberman v Collins
April 30, 2021
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Why you should always have a specialist Brain Injury Solicitor when making a personal injury claim
April 30, 2021
Opinion
Asda v Brierley – Supreme Court Judgment and the Question of Equal Pay
April 30, 2021
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Line of Duty – Can You Shoot Someone in Self-Defence?
April 30, 2021
Opinion
Ensuring Service Charge Demands are Correct
April 30, 2021
Opinion
The Domestic Abuse Bill and Secure Tenancies for Those Fleeing Abuse
April 29, 2021
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The Police are investigating me – what happens now?
April 29, 2021
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Back to School Safety Tips
April 29, 2021
Opinion
Domestic Abuse Bill leaves vulnerable survivors behind
April 29, 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Personal Injury Claims- Part 2
April 28, 2021
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Am I Considered To Be In Priority Need For Housing Assistance?
April 28, 2021
Opinion
Workers’ Memorial Day 2021
April 26, 2021
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We’re Moving in Together, Do I Need a Cohabitation Agreement?
April 26, 2021
Opinion
Increased “Care Tax” For People With Disabilities – Potential For A Public Law Or Discrimination Claim
April 21, 2021
Opinion
Trades That Worked With Asbestos Materials – Electricians
April 20, 2021
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What to do if contacted by the police for an interview under caution
April 19, 2021
Opinion
Line of Duty – Through The Eyes of A Criminal Defence Lawyer
April 15, 2021
Opinion
Councils Refuse To Pay Care Home Fees For People Who Have Given Away Money
April 15, 2021
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What Happens When I Make a Claim And The Opponent Admits or Denies Liability?
April 12, 2021
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What are Special Damages?
April 12, 2021
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Personal injury: Why Is a Medical Appointment So Important?
April 12, 2021
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Privately Renting an Unsafe or Hazardous Property? Know Your Rights!
April 9, 2021
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Nuisance Communications
April 9, 2021
Opinion
Finding a Reputable Probate Research Company
April 8, 2021
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Domestic Abuse: Coercive Or Controlling Behaviour
April 7, 2021
Opinion
A benefit or a burden?
April 7, 2021
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The E-Scooter – The Future Of City Travel, But What Are Your Legal Rights?
April 7, 2021
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How to start a personal injury claim
April 6, 2021
Opinion
Surveyor’s Negligence – Large v Hart [2021]
April 6, 2021
Opinion
Housing Allocation: Councils Must Follow Their Own Rules
April 6, 2021
Opinion
Changes To The Early Notification Scheme – Looking At Compensation For Severely Brain Damaged Babies
March 31, 2021
Opinion
Eviction Extension Alert!
March 31, 2021
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Can I Make A Claim For Personal Injury If I Have Suffered An Injury Whilst Riding An E-scooter?
March 31, 2021
Opinion
Heir Hunters – A Warning
March 11, 2021
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How Quick Is Quick When Applying For Relief From Forfeiture
March 9, 2021
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Can I make an asbestos compensation claim if my former employer no longer exists?
March 8, 2021
Opinion
What’s the position with regard children being vaccinated against Covid-19?
March 8, 2021
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Budget 2021 – Thawing out the frozen Inheritance Tax thresholds
March 4, 2021
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What kind of tenant do I have – an overview of different types of residential occupiers
March 3, 2021
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Everyone *NOT QUITE* in?
March 2, 2021
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What is a Statutory Demand and When Can You Use It?
March 2, 2021
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Can I get a dog?
March 2, 2021
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Intersectionality – LGBT+ History Month 2021
February 26, 2021
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When does loss arise in a professional negligence case?
February 23, 2021
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Government extends eviction ban once again
February 17, 2021
Opinion
Paterson Independent Inquiry
February 15, 2021
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How much is my discrimination claim worth? Calculating ‘injury to feelings’
February 11, 2021
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Are Prenuptial Agreements legally binding in England & Wales?
February 11, 2021
Opinion
Working as a personal injury lawyer during the Coronavirus pandemic
February 10, 2021
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Why is Britney Spears’ father managing her finances?
February 10, 2021
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Criminalising a way of life: The Police Powers and Protection Bill
February 9, 2021
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Accepting or refusing a final offer of accommodation
February 8, 2021
Opinion
LGBT+ history month
February 8, 2021
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Will hiring an employment solicitor result in a better outcome for me?
February 3, 2021
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LGBTQ community and housing challenges
February 3, 2021
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Can Trusts be trusted and why might we use them?
February 2, 2021
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Is it OK to ask why someone is not wearing a face mask?
January 27, 2021
Opinion
Government reforms to allow leaseholders new rights in relation to lease extensions
January 27, 2021
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Government reforms to allow leaseholders new rights in relation to lease extensions
January 27, 2021
Opinion
My love for blogging!
January 26, 2021
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Winter weather – staying safe on icy roads
January 21, 2021
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Winter weather – staying safe on icy roads
January 21, 2021
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Disrepair during lockdown 2021 – what should tenant’s expect?
January 21, 2021
Opinion
Data shows mortality is still more common in BAME women than White women during and after pregnancy
January 20, 2021
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Data shows mortality is still more common in BAME women than White women during and after pregnancy
January 20, 2021
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Trades that worked with asbestos materials – carpenters and joiners
January 19, 2021
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Divorcing Europe: Brexit and implications for international couples seeking to rely on UK divorce law
January 19, 2021
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Divorcing Europe: Brexit and implications for international couples seeking to rely on UK divorce law
January 19, 2021
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The importance of “subject to contract”
January 19, 2021
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The importance of “subject to contract”
January 19, 2021
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Family Mediation Week 2021: Help To Focus On The Future
January 18, 2021
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Family Mediation Week 2021: Help To Focus On The Future
January 18, 2021
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Are demotions an alternative to redundancies in a post-Covid workplace?
January 15, 2021
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Trans Rights are human rights
January 15, 2021
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Staying and working at home – always be aware of common accidents
January 13, 2021
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Staying and working at home – always be aware of common accidents
January 13, 2021
Covid-19
Eviction ban extended until 22 February 2021
January 13, 2021
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Getting legal advice on your settlement agreement
January 11, 2021
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Getting legal advice on your settlement agreement
January 11, 2021
Opinion
The role of HM Coroners in promoting patient safety
January 11, 2021
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The role of HM Coroners in promoting patient safety
January 11, 2021
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Do I have a right to request a decent broadband?
January 8, 2021
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Can I make a personal injury claim without a solicitor?
January 7, 2021
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Can I make a personal injury claim without a solicitor?
January 7, 2021
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Recording important medical evidence in low value Personal Injury Claims during the Coronavirus Pandemic
January 6, 2021
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Recording important medical evidence in low value Personal Injury Claims during the Coronavirus Pandemic
January 6, 2021
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A Christmas present from a Princess – how can a passion project help children facing homelessness?
December 21, 2020
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Preliminary findings of the review of maternity care provided at The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (The Ockenden Report)
December 17, 2020
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Child Arrangements over Christmas
December 16, 2020
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Covid fraud: HMRC and the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme
December 15, 2020
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The fall-out from UK Government coronavirus support schemes: ensuring the good-faith customer does not lose out
December 15, 2020
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How does GDPR affect video surveillance (CCTV)?
December 11, 2020
Opinion
Human Rights Day: The impact of the COVID-19 restrictions on human rights
December 10, 2020
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Does a child have mental capacity to consent to medical treatment?
December 8, 2020
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Breach of Lease for Illegal Drug Use in a Property
December 8, 2020
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Top tips for travelling abroad and staying safe
December 8, 2020
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How can you get back your property from the police?
December 7, 2020
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What should I do if I am invited to attend a voluntary interview at the police station?
December 1, 2020
Opinion
The unwelcome freezing of Local Housing Allowance
November 30, 2020
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Workers exposed to asbestos – a shameful history
November 27, 2020
Opinion
Homelessness Under Lockdown
November 26, 2020
Opinion
Does a Solicitor Owe You a Fiduciary Duty Even Before You Become a Client?
November 25, 2020
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Homelessness Reduction Act – where are we?
November 24, 2020
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Lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure
November 23, 2020
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What are the advantages of mediation in resolving family disputes?
November 23, 2020
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A Winter Truce – Can I be evicted over Christmas?
November 20, 2020
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World's Children's Day 2020
November 20, 2020
Opinion
The real agenda behind the Independent Review of Administrative Law
November 19, 2020
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To prevent or punish homelessness? The Vagrancy Act 1824
November 17, 2020
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Is a U-turn required on the Government’s stance on the ‘Everyone In’ policy during lockdown 2.0?
November 16, 2020
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Road Safety Week: No Need To Speed 16 – 22 November 2020
November 16, 2020
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What can I do if my employer cuts my pay?
November 16, 2020
Covid-19
Returning to work with a vulnerable household – should employees consider associative discrimination?
November 12, 2020
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What can I claim for limb loss?
November 11, 2020
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Do I have to give the Police my mobile phone pin number?
November 11, 2020
Covid-19
Care Providers Beware: Prosecution for ill treatment and wilful neglect.
November 10, 2020
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Decree Nisi in a divorce – how long will this take?
November 9, 2020
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Signed, Sealed but not Delivered – How Joint Property Passes on Death
November 9, 2020
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Extension of the Furlough Scheme to 31 March 2021
November 6, 2020
Opinion
Will I be able to meet my solicitor in person during the second lockdown?
November 5, 2020
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Housing possession update – 4 November 2020
November 4, 2020
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Top 12 fireworks safety tips to prevent personal injury
November 4, 2020
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Can I own a gun in the UK?
November 3, 2020
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Lockdown 2.0 – what about the repairs to my property?
November 3, 2020
Opinion
Not just a day in court for Johnny Depp: reflections on a lengthy court battle
November 2, 2020
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A Week in the Life of a Criminal Solicitor – Friday
October 30, 2020
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Race at Work Charter – Two Years on
October 30, 2020
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A Week in the Life of a Criminal Solicitor – Thursday
October 29, 2020
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Donatio Mortis Causa: Are deathbed gifts legal?
October 29, 2020
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A Week in the Life of a Criminal Solicitor – Wednesday
October 28, 2020
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Shareholder Disputes and how to resolve them
October 28, 2020
Opinion
You need us lefty, do-gooding lawyers, Mr Johnson
October 28, 2020
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Casualties in Greater London during 2019 – Data Release
October 28, 2020
Opinion
Should the homeless be protected by hate crime law?
October 27, 2020
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A Week in the Life of a Criminal Solicitor – Tuesday
October 27, 2020
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A Week in the Life of a Criminal Solicitor – Monday
October 26, 2020
Opinion
Listening to your favourite music is a boost for people with dementia
October 23, 2020
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Severance of a Joint Tenancy – getting service right
October 23, 2020
Covid-19
Relaxation of the holiday carry-over rules during COVID-19 pandemic
October 21, 2020
Opinion
‘Big Brother is watching you’- how criminal defence lawyers handle video identification evidence
October 21, 2020
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Death, Taxes and the Crown: What happens to everything I own when I die?
October 21, 2020
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Vicarious Liability: Employer not liable for injuries caused by practical joke
October 20, 2020
Covid-19
COVID-19: returning to the workplace
October 19, 2020
Opinion
Tory minister faces serious assault allegations – a recap of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and Serious Crime Act 2015
October 19, 2020
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Can I break out of a tenancy agreement if I was lied to by my landlord?
October 19, 2020
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Employers how do you deal with harassment of employees
October 16, 2020
Covid-19
Tips to stay safe and injury free while performing exercise on the roads this winter
October 15, 2020
Opinion
Signing a will using video conferencing – a great new option or only a last resort?
October 15, 2020
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Contempt of Court – Solicitors Beware!
October 14, 2020
Covid-19
How soon should a landlord address disrepair? How long is too long?
October 13, 2020
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How to stay safe at the gym post-lockdown
October 8, 2020
Blog
Can an ex-spouse claim my assets after divorce?
October 8, 2020
Opinion
A Boost for Unexplained Wealth Orders
October 7, 2020
Opinion
Happy National Inclusion Week
October 2, 2020
Opinion
A huge step forward for gender equality
October 1, 2020
Covid-19
Coronavirus and Leasehold Properties
September 30, 2020
Opinion
The forgotten population – making sure vulnerable persons in prison don’t slip through the net
September 29, 2020
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Can I end up with a criminal record for breaking ‘The Rule of Six’?
September 29, 2020
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The current childhood criminal records system acts as a life sentence for many
September 25, 2020
Opinion
Is witness intimidation a criminal offence?
September 24, 2020
Blog
What is Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit?
September 21, 2020
Opinion
Essex Memorial: Families searching for Justice
September 21, 2020
Covid-19
Out of sight out of mind – pregnancy, maternity and redundancy during Covid-19
September 17, 2020
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New to cycling – what to do if I have an accident?
September 17, 2020
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Duty of Candour in medical care – what does it mean?
September 16, 2020
Blog
Tenants facing eviction due to Coronavirus rent arrears – What can you do?
September 15, 2020
Opinion
Social housing tenants facing eviction due to Covid-19 rent arrears
September 15, 2020
Blog
Can a complaint to the police be malicious prosecution?
September 14, 2020
Opinion
#WorldSepsis Day 2020
September 11, 2020
Blog
Possession claims by social landlords: what should my landlord and I be doing?
September 11, 2020
Opinion
Mis-selling and unfair contract terms in new leaseholds
September 8, 2020
Opinion
The government’s response to P, G & W: A welcome, if bare minimum, step
September 8, 2020
Opinion
New Section 21 Notice – updated September 2020
September 7, 2020
Blog
Can I claim compensation for the worry of knowing I have been exposed to asbestos?
September 4, 2020
Blog
How to ensure a fair selection criteria is applied in a redundancy process
September 4, 2020
Covid-19
Redundancy: What obligations does an employer have to find suitable alternative employment?
September 3, 2020
Opinion
Housing, Inequality and Covid-19
September 3, 2020
Opinion
The Return of the State?
September 2, 2020
Opinion
Health and Safety for factory employees
September 2, 2020
Opinion
Eviction bans and notice period extensions
September 2, 2020
Blog
When can a claim for professional negligence arise?
September 1, 2020
Opinion
Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration
August 26, 2020
Covid-19
Enforcing debts and the impact of Covid-19
August 26, 2020
Blog
How to prepare for an initial consultation with a divorce lawyer
August 25, 2020
Opinion
Do Not Resuscitate/Do Not Treat Orders – The Public Have a Right to Know
August 24, 2020
Blog
Will The Court Listen To What My Child Wants?
August 19, 2020
Opinion
RoadPeace – National Road Victim Month
August 19, 2020
Covid-19
Can Landlords Still Use The COVID-19 Pandemic To Delay Repairs To My Property?
August 19, 2020
Opinion
Communications Sent By Social Media – Have I Committed An Offence?
August 19, 2020
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Vulnerable road users: what do drivers need to know about them?
August 18, 2020
Opinion
Aeroplane Accidents – The Risk of Personal Injury
August 18, 2020
Blog
Out of Court Settlement: How and Why To Do It
August 17, 2020
Blog
Duty of Candour Revisited
August 13, 2020
Blog
A Step in the Right Direction? The new guideline for sentencing offenders with mental disorders, developmental disorders, or neurological impairments
August 10, 2020
Blog
Parks, playgrounds and fairgrounds – have fun but, take care
August 10, 2020
Opinion
Post-Pandemic Probate: how to deal with the estates of those who have died
August 7, 2020
Covid-19
Execution of documents during Covid-19. What's the latest?
August 6, 2020
Opinion
Housing Disrepair – take action now to minimise delay in resolving faults within your home
August 5, 2020
Opinion
Track and Trace – how safe is our personal data?
August 4, 2020
Opinion
Ineffective service of claim forms and other documents
August 4, 2020
Opinion
Possession claims set to return as government stay expires
August 3, 2020
Opinion
Bereavement Damages Awards – A Change in the Law
July 29, 2020
Opinion
Arrested and Interviewed by the Police: Your Rights
July 29, 2020
Opinion
“No DSS” discrimination ruled unlawful
July 28, 2020
Blog
Furlough Fraud and the Finance Act 2020
July 28, 2020
Opinion
Mesothelioma claims: the difference between a living client claim and a fatal claim
July 27, 2020
Blog
Young people at the police station – an overview
July 24, 2020
Opinion
What makes a good serious injury lawyer?
July 24, 2020
Covid-19
Policing the Pandemic: Amnesty’s Report on Human Rights Violations in the Enforcement of COVID-19 Measures in Europe
July 23, 2020
Opinion
Social Rents under the Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 2016-2021
July 22, 2020
Blog
Can I chose my own solicitor under the terms of my Legal Expenses Insurance?
July 20, 2020
Blog
Why you should instruct a personal injury solicitor sooner rather than later
July 20, 2020
Opinion
Relationship Breakdown in the Aviation Industry
July 17, 2020
Opinion
The Value of Amputation Compensation
July 17, 2020
Blog
What happens if a neighbouring flat wishes to flout the terms of a lease
July 16, 2020
Blog
Regulation of medicines and devices and potential reforms following the IMMDS review
July 16, 2020
Blog
Whiplash Reforms – How will they affect you?
July 14, 2020
Covid-19
Redundancies and restructuring of the workplace following COVID-19
July 14, 2020
Blog
Can I delay my Decree Absolute during a divorce to settle my finances
July 13, 2020
Blog
When should a deputy make a loan rather than a gift?
July 10, 2020
Blog
Guidance for Agency Workers during Coronavirus
July 10, 2020
Covid-19
Can an office be your new home?
July 9, 2020
Opinion
Short-term lets – considerations and pitfalls
July 9, 2020
Opinion
Bicycle accidents – are you insured?
July 8, 2020
Blog
Possession of an offensive weapon in a public place – what you should know…
July 6, 2020
Blog
New Electricity Safety Regulations came into force on 1 July 2020
July 4, 2020
Blog
Electric Scooters (E-Scooters) and the Law UK
July 3, 2020
Blog
Can I get a blameless divorce in the UK?
July 3, 2020
Blog
What should I do after a road traffic accident?
July 1, 2020
Opinion
Execution of documents during Covid-19
July 1, 2020
Opinion
2020: A Different Kind of Action Mesothelioma Day
June 30, 2020
Blog
Gas Safety Records and Section 21 notices: where do things stand now?
June 30, 2020
Opinion
Extravasation injuries suffered during medical treatment
June 29, 2020
Opinion
Medical Negligence claims for delayed diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis
June 29, 2020
Blog
What evidence do I need to make a personal injury claim?
June 29, 2020
Opinion
Women Who Develop Mesothelioma
June 26, 2020
Opinion
Policing in lockdown is disproportionately affecting Black communities in the UK
June 25, 2020
Covid-19
Child Maintenance during Covid-19
June 23, 2020
Covid-19
Can I sublet my property on a short term let?
June 23, 2020
Blog
The Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme
June 22, 2020
Covid-19
Stay safe cycling during COVID-19 lockdown
June 22, 2020
Blog
What happens if someone loses mental capacity without Lasting Power of Attorney?
June 22, 2020
Opinion
Evictions update – Practice Direction 51Z to be extended for a further 2 months until 23 August
June 19, 2020
Blog
Clinical negligence claims: when should I seek a second opinion?
June 19, 2020
Blog
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Flexible furlough updates
June 19, 2020
Blog
What is contributory negligence in a road traffic accident?
June 18, 2020
Opinion
Vicarious Liability – the landscape after Barclays and Morrisons
June 18, 2020
Blog
Homelessness Judicial Review – The Queen v London Borough of Islington
June 17, 2020
Blog
Psychiatric Injury 'Nervous shock': applying existing control mechanisms and common sense
June 15, 2020
Blog
Can I make a claim for a slip, trip or fall on the pavement?
June 10, 2020
Blog
Why you need a specialist asbestos lawyer
June 10, 2020
Blog
The Edward Colston statue: could the protesters be prosecuted and is there a defence?
June 10, 2020
Blog
What do you need to prove in a trip or fall personal injury claim
June 9, 2020
Covid-19
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme: What’s the status?
June 9, 2020
Blog
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme: What’s the latest?
June 9, 2020
Opinion
In the name of the vulnerable
June 8, 2020
Opinion
A Reduction at the Registry: The Future of Grant Applications after Covid-19
June 8, 2020
Opinion
Reflections on public inquiries
June 5, 2020
Blog
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: What’s the status?
June 5, 2020
Opinion
Support for children with brain injuries during Covid-19
June 4, 2020
Opinion
The impact of COVID-19 on inquests
June 3, 2020
Opinion
The trials of Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson
June 1, 2020
Opinion
Accidents at Work: Construction Site Hazards
June 1, 2020
Opinion
Signing a Will and Social Distancing
May 29, 2020
Blog
Phased opening of schools – what does it mean during these uncertain times?
May 29, 2020
Blog
A suspect’s right to privacy during criminal investigations
May 29, 2020
Blog
Huddersfield man, 39, awarded vaccine injury compensation, for injury caused by contracting poliomyelitis from polio vaccine when he was 6 months old
May 29, 2020
Opinion
Why did Sally Challen challenge the Forfeiture Rule if she didn’t want the money?
May 28, 2020
Opinion
Child Arrangement Orders during Covid-19
May 28, 2020
Opinion
Practice Direction 51Z – The stay of possession proceedings expires on 25 June 2020
May 28, 2020
Opinion
Sobriety orders or Sobriety Ankle Tags
May 28, 2020
Opinion
Managing as separated parents during Covid-19
May 27, 2020
Covid-19
The coronavirus rent crisis – is rent suspension required?
May 26, 2020
Opinion
“Do I need a will?” – 10 reasons why you should make a will
May 22, 2020
Covid-19
Subject Access Requests during Covid-19
May 21, 2020
Opinion
Domestic Abuse Bill changes announced
May 21, 2020
Blog
What can I do If my neighbours are not social distancing?
May 19, 2020
Opinion
Who wants to be a Millionaire: A guide to the current rules on Inheritance Tax (IHT)
May 19, 2020
Covid-19
When should inspections in disrepair cases proceed in light of the COVID-19 lockdown?
May 18, 2020
Opinion
Bereavement Damages – The Price of a Life – Updated
May 18, 2020
Blog
Serving a Part 36 offer
May 14, 2020
Opinion
End of mandatory gateway for face-to-face discrimination advice
May 14, 2020
Opinion
How COVID-19 is affecting asbestos-related disease sufferers
May 13, 2020
Covid-19
Coronavirus: making the workplace ‘COVID-19 secure’ for employees returning to work
May 13, 2020
Covid-19
Making workplaces ‘COVID-19 secure’ for employees returning to work
May 13, 2020
Covid-19
Special coronavirus specific advice has been issued for landlords.
May 12, 2020
Covid-19
'Right to rent’ tenant checks deemed lawful
May 12, 2020
Opinion
Lockdown Love: Marriage and Premarital Agreements
May 11, 2020
Covid-19
The importance of judicial review in protecting the rights of disabled people during the Covid-19 pandemic
May 11, 2020
Covid-19
Domestic abuse and COVID-19: Family courts deal with domestic abuse as a priority
May 7, 2020
Opinion
Covid-19 and the risk of domestic abuse
May 7, 2020
Covid-19
Covid-19: Family courts prioritise domestic abuse
May 7, 2020
Blog
Newborn babies at risk from Group B Strep bacteria
May 4, 2020
Opinion
Labour Under Keir Starmer: Reasons To Be Cheerful?
April 30, 2020
Covid-19
Unlawful evictions during COVID-19 pandemic
April 30, 2020
Opinion
Policing the coronavirus: protecting the collateral victims
April 24, 2020
Blog
Tribunal awards vaccine injury compensation for a child with narcolepsy caused by seasonal flu vaccine
April 23, 2020
Opinion
COVID-19: Possession Proceedings and New Practice Directions
April 22, 2020
Covid-19
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Leave) – What You Need To Know! – Updated 21 April 2020
April 21, 2020
Covid-19
How Can Remote Family Mediation Help During The Coronavirus Lockdown?
April 15, 2020
Blog
Frequently asked questions about Judicial Review
April 14, 2020
Opinion
Landmark decision: Supreme Court grants foreign surrogacy costs
April 14, 2020
Opinion
Bailment – a duty towards others’ goods
April 14, 2020
Opinion
COVID-19: How The Global Pandemic Is Impacting Our Prison Population
April 9, 2020
Blog
Beneficiaries of a Will claiming against solicitors
April 9, 2020
Blog
Specific disclosure applications in commercial litigation
April 9, 2020
Blog
Disputes in disclosure – commercial litigation
April 8, 2020
Opinion
Financial Protection for Vulnerable Clients
April 8, 2020
Covid-19
Latest update to our clients
April 7, 2020
Covid-19
Government Support For The Self-Employed Impacted By Coronavirus – Updated 6 April 2020
April 6, 2020
Blog
Government Support For The Self-Employed Impacted By Coronavirus
April 6, 2020
Opinion
COVID-19: Extreme Vulnerability For Asbestos Disease Sufferers
April 5, 2020
Opinion
Confusion over coronavirus police powers
April 1, 2020
Opinion
Demand For Wills Jumps 76% In Two Weeks Due To Coronavirus
March 31, 2020
Covid-19
NICE amends Covid-19 critical care guideline after judicial review challenge
March 31, 2020
Blog
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Leave) – What you need to know! Updated 21.04.2020
March 31, 2020
Opinion
Coronavirus Act 2020: are renters really safe?
March 31, 2020
Covid-19
Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ’s – For Employees
March 26, 2020
Opinion
Keeping Calm and Carrying On: Wills & Probate Services during COVID-19
March 26, 2020
Blog
Legal Guidance for people placed at risk of Redundancy- Here’s what you need to know
March 26, 2020
Blog
How does a rent suspension clause work?
March 26, 2020
Opinion
Self-isolation without a home – an impossible task
March 26, 2020
Blog
Coronavirus and children moving between separated parents’ homes
March 25, 2020
Covid-19
Client update for COVID-19
March 25, 2020
Opinion
Contempt of court for witness statements
March 25, 2020
Covid-19
Changes to Section 21 (Housing Act 1988) Notice from 1 June 2019 – Updated March 2020
March 25, 2020
Opinion
Domestic abuse and homelessness: the case for automatic priority need
March 19, 2020
Opinion
Increased pressure on family life and relationships
March 18, 2020
Blog
What are the Defences available in defamation claims?
March 17, 2020
Opinion
How long is too long? Unsuitable accommodation put on trial in the high court
March 17, 2020
Opinion
The Arkin cap and liability for costs
March 16, 2020
Opinion
The introduction of the Reasonable Recipient test in Possession Proceedings
March 16, 2020
Opinion
Drawing a line – the extent and basis of non-party costs liability
March 16, 2020
Blog
What is the current status of Islamic marriages (Nikah) in the UK?
March 13, 2020
Opinion
Against the odds…Friday the 13th is not as unlucky as you might think
March 13, 2020
Opinion
The Proposal: Inheritance Tax Exemptions For Transfers Between Siblings
March 13, 2020
Blog
The Fitness For Human Habitation Act 2018 – what does this mean for you?
March 12, 2020
Blog
What happens if a lease is forfeited?
March 12, 2020
Opinion
Product liability and the benefits of joining a group (multi-party) action
March 12, 2020
Blog
What are the time limits in defamation claims?
March 12, 2020
Blog
Opposite-sex couples can now register Civil Partnerships…
March 12, 2020
Opinion
Legal implications of the coronavirus
March 11, 2020
Opinion
March marks the awareness of Cerebral Palsy month
March 10, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – Representation and Retention: How our practice’s progressive principles translate into our record on gender diversity
March 8, 2020
Blog
#IWD2020 – The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 and Me – I am a 'Person'
March 6, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – All the women, who are independent
March 6, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – Women in Prison
March 6, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – Is equal pay on its way?
March 6, 2020
Blog
What to do if you are injured in a ski accident
March 6, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – “How to excel at work”, as told by the women I look up to
March 6, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – Why a domestic violence refuge is not a residence of choice
March 5, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – Sport is the great leveller: don’t ban the banter!
March 4, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – Family law fails cohabiting women
March 4, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – BAME – gender inequality in academia
March 3, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – The Magdalen Laundries
March 3, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – Maternity myths and pregnancy prevarication
March 2, 2020
Opinion
#IWD2020 – The working mother
March 2, 2020
Opinion
Is the end of the divorce ‘blame game’ in sight?
March 2, 2020
Opinion
Children aged 11 and under will no longer head footballs in training: England, Scotland and Northern Ireland
February 28, 2020
Blog
Why are preliminary hearings in defamation cases important?
February 28, 2020
Opinion
An insight into Child Arrangement Orders
February 25, 2020
Expert Comments
Six frequently asked questions about personal injury claims
February 24, 2020
Blog
Can I request a copy of my file from my solicitor?
February 20, 2020
Opinion
NHS Inquiry into potential harm caused to thousands of patients due to undelivered mail
February 19, 2020
Blog
Case Managers: What is their role and how to find the right one for you
February 17, 2020
Opinion
Caught in the act: defining actus reus where a defendant is unfit to plead
February 13, 2020
Opinion
Ill thought out, unlawful and unlikely to work – The Government’s Emergency Counter-Terrorism Legislation
February 11, 2020
Opinion
The abolition of section 21 and the Renters’ Reform Bill
February 4, 2020
Opinion
Is it safe to rely on the intestacy rules?
January 30, 2020
Blog
Inquests under Article 2 – what they are and how to approach them
January 29, 2020
Blog
What to do if you are involved in a cycling accident
January 23, 2020
Opinion
A new alternative to marriage for heterosexual couples in the UK
January 21, 2020
Opinion
What does “Gatekeeping” mean in homelessness applications?
January 20, 2020
Opinion
Reducing harm to newborn babies? Progress report on the first year of the Early Notification Scheme
January 17, 2020
Opinion
R (Hemmati & Ors) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] UKSC 56 – potentially thousands unlawfully detained
January 9, 2020
Opinion
Court grants permission for a legal challenge to coroner’s refusal to hold a full inquest into murdered woman failed by Sussex Police
January 6, 2020
Blog
First fine under GDPR for data breach in the UK
January 3, 2020
Blog
My engagement has broken down… Who gets to keep the ring?
December 19, 2019
Blog
What is a low velocity impact in personal injury claims?
December 18, 2019
Opinion
Dewhurst v Revisecatch & City Sprint. – Employment Tribunal decision may pave the way for application of TUPE to workers.
December 13, 2019
Opinion
Informed consent and coronary heart disease
December 10, 2019
Opinion
Does homelessness disproportionately affect women?
December 6, 2019
Opinion
The stain of the Imprisonment for Public Protection sentence
December 6, 2019
Opinion
Waiting times for NHS mental health patients
December 6, 2019
Opinion
Account Freezing Orders – challenging the National Crime Agency’s weapon of choice
December 6, 2019
Opinion
Psychiatric injury in secondary victim claims and the scope of proximity
December 4, 2019
Blog
Can I make a claim for compensation after a hit and run accident?
December 4, 2019
Opinion
Nerve injuries – is there an average award?
December 3, 2019
Blog
Financial Conduct Authority reluctantly accepts responsibility for cryptocurrencies
December 3, 2019
Opinion
Sign here – electronically?
December 2, 2019
Opinion
Estate Agents and AML compliance: cause for alarm?
December 2, 2019
Opinion
Be a savvy sale shopper
November 29, 2019
Opinion
Extinction Rebellion and the Right to Protest – High Court rules S.14 unlawful
November 28, 2019
Opinion
Who shall I sue for clinical negligence suffered in prison?
November 26, 2019
Blog
Can I appeal a homeless review decision in the County Court?
November 26, 2019
Opinion
Court grants right to marry after £1.5m personal injury damages
November 25, 2019
Blog
Capacity to marry: Can you be too vulnerable for marriage?
November 25, 2019
Opinion
Are more social housing homes the answer to Britain’s housing crisis?
November 22, 2019
Opinion
Shrewsbury and Telford hospital NHS trust scandal – What will it take to stop the NHS scandals? Are whistleblowers the answer?
November 20, 2019
Blog
Drivers be prepared and drive safely this winter
November 20, 2019
Opinion
The importance of an informed consent to chiropractic treatment
November 19, 2019
Blog
When do a local authority have to provide emergency accommodation?
November 19, 2019
Opinion
Mental health hospitals and bed space – an increase in suicides?
November 19, 2019
Opinion
The scope of the doctor’s duty of care – ABC revisited
November 18, 2019
Opinion
The Forfeiture Rule: Does it pay to slay?
November 15, 2019
Opinion
The Pitfalls of Christmas Parties for Employers: Vicarious Liability
November 14, 2019
Blog
What happens at a medical examination in a Personal Injury claim?
November 14, 2019
Opinion
Ambulance transfer delays – danger to patient safety?
November 14, 2019
Opinion
Priority Need, Vulnerability & Homelessness
November 13, 2019
Opinion
Sexual harassment and outlawing Non-Disclosure Agreements in the workplace
November 12, 2019
Blog
Keeping your important documents safe
November 8, 2019
Blog
What to do if your house extension goes wrong?
October 31, 2019
Opinion
Rule no.1 for instructing a family lawyer: keep your costs proportionate
October 30, 2019
Opinion
£300bn of suspect funds in London reveals farce of FATF’s 2018 UK assessment
October 29, 2019
Opinion
Medical negligence arising from morcellation
October 29, 2019
Blog
Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors supports CBIT’s ‘Be Seen, Not Hurt’ campaign
October 28, 2019
Blog
Tips for bringing a discrimination claim
October 17, 2019
Opinion
Legal (Advice) Privilege Never Dies
October 17, 2019
Opinion
Hodge Jones & Allen’s judicial review challenge to HS2 Ltd’s Three Tunnel Design into the Euston Approaches
October 14, 2019
Opinion
Facebook’s privacy power-play
October 4, 2019
Opinion
The early notification scheme progress report for brain injured babies
October 4, 2019
Opinion
The prosecution of Konstantin Vishnyak: is the Financial Conduct Authority flexing its prosecutorial muscle?
September 26, 2019
Blog
Contingent gifts in wills
September 23, 2019
Blog
How can I sue my real estate agent?
September 12, 2019
Blog
How to deal with employee misconduct involving the police and a criminal investigation?
September 9, 2019
Blog
What is a settlement agreement in employment law?
September 6, 2019
Blog
I’ve suffered sexual harassment. What can I do?
September 5, 2019
Opinion
A dark horse with blurred lines: A brief overview of Intellectual Property and Copyright in estate planning
September 2, 2019
Blog
What is CAFCASS role in Child Arrangements proceedings?
August 29, 2019
Blog
Who does a section 20c order apply to?
August 23, 2019
Opinion
What happens when the court has to decide who died first?
August 15, 2019
Opinion
Requesting Court Documents By Third Parties
August 6, 2019
Opinion
Court of Appeal Reverses Mostyn’s Decision in Cowan: Standstill Agreements Are No Longer Invalid
August 2, 2019
Opinion
100 years for women, 40 years for me
July 25, 2019
Opinion
It’s a matter of Trust…
July 24, 2019
Opinion
Family launch CrowdJustice campaign to challenge decision not to hold ‘article 2’ inquest
July 18, 2019
Opinion
Who died first?
June 28, 2019
Opinion
Capacity and the Internet
June 27, 2019
Opinion
Ground Rent (Leasehold Properties) Bill
June 27, 2019
Blog
What have the Courts said about using benefits to make up a rent shortfall?
June 17, 2019
Blog
Paternity- understanding your legal rights at work
June 14, 2019
Opinion
Doing Death Differently: A Guide to Modern Funerals
June 13, 2019
Opinion
Annual Personal Injury Quiz Night 2019
June 11, 2019
Opinion
The Law of Protecting Protestors – from Tiananmen to London
June 4, 2019
Blog
Valid Wills: C-O-R-R-E-C-T? Find out what it needs to be…
May 22, 2019
Opinion
#ActionforBrainInjuryWeek 2019
May 21, 2019
Opinion
Supreme Court rules against single parents
May 16, 2019
Opinion
Predatory Marriages: Till death do “you” part
April 30, 2019
Blog
Divorce and Financial Proceedings: How Do They Work Together?
April 25, 2019
Blog
Can you make a personal injury claim if you have signed a waiver?
April 25, 2019
Blog
Can I sue someone for defamation on social media?
April 24, 2019
Opinion
Shock abolition of Section 21 Notices
April 15, 2019
Opinion
Hodge Jones & Allen continue to act for clients arrested during the Extinction rebellion cases
April 11, 2019
Blog
Legal Guidance for Landlords and Tenants on the Tenant Fees Act 2019
April 11, 2019
Blog
What is Modern Day Slavery?
April 9, 2019
Blog
A basic guide to gifting on behalf of those who may lack mental capacity
April 9, 2019
Opinion
Establishing legal ownership by way of adverse possession- Paving the way
April 8, 2019
Opinion
Do people snoop more on their partners because of technology and social media?
April 8, 2019
Blog
Legal Guidance around confiscation proceedings
April 5, 2019
Opinion
Age Assessments within Criminal Proceedings
April 2, 2019
Blog
Can a deputy make payments to family members for care?
April 1, 2019
Opinion
New Guidance issued by CPS about childlike sex dolls
March 29, 2019
Blog
The importance of following a disciplinary procedure for an employer
March 29, 2019
Opinion
The Digitalisation of the Probate Registry
March 28, 2019
Blog
How to enforce a debt
March 26, 2019
Opinion
Knife Crime Prevention Orders and Youths
March 26, 2019
Opinion
Fundamental dishonesty and fraud in a personal injury cases
March 22, 2019
Blog
What Does It Cost To Bring a Personal Injury Claim?
March 22, 2019
Opinion
Should body modification be regulated in the same way as cosmetic surgery?
March 21, 2019
Blog
If my private landlord asks me to leave, what are my rights?
March 20, 2019
Blog
Coercive Control – Why we all should care about Sally Challen’s case
March 20, 2019
Blog
What are the options for dealing with your finances in a divorce?
March 20, 2019
Opinion
Right to Rent declared unlawful
March 20, 2019
Blog
What Orders can the Court make in relation to children?
March 18, 2019
Opinion
The role of intermediaries in youth crime
March 18, 2019
Opinion
Time Limits in Inheritance Act Claims
March 11, 2019
Opinion
Sentencing Youths: the Theory and the Practice
March 7, 2019
Blog
Is Family Mediation Compulsory?
March 5, 2019
Opinion
Why you should be concerned by Amazon potentially hiding Alexa in your internet router- The admissibility in court for the evidence retrieved
March 5, 2019
Opinion
Top tips for buying a jointly owned property with someone
March 1, 2019
Blog
What is an infant approval hearing?
February 28, 2019
Blog
Law on flying drones over private property
February 27, 2019
Blog
Do you own your loft if you live in a flat?
February 25, 2019
Blog
What amounts to harassment by a landlord?
February 22, 2019
Blog
How Much Compensation Can I Claim For A Soft Tissue Injury?
February 21, 2019
Opinion
Confiscation – Concerns about Poor Recovery are a Reminder of the Importance of making sure the Order is Fair and Proportionate in the First Place
February 18, 2019
Opinion
The CPS is right not to prosecute Prince Philip: It is not in the public interest to do so
February 15, 2019
Opinion
Helping disadvantaged women back into the workplace
February 15, 2019
Opinion
Transgender experiences in the workplace #LGBTHM19
February 11, 2019
Opinion
Legal Briefing about the Nature of Charge the Stansted 15 faced
February 7, 2019
Opinion
Harvey’s Law Tasks the Criminal Justice System with a Problem It Cannot Solve
February 6, 2019
Opinion
The interplay between a Trust of Land Claim and an Inheritance Act Claim
February 5, 2019
Blog
How a personal injury claim can help with care after a brain injury
February 5, 2019
Opinion
Removing obsolete covenants from your land
February 1, 2019
Opinion
P, G & W – A significant step forward, but still a significant way to go
January 31, 2019
Opinion
Doli incapax: why do we hold our 10 year olds to have criminal responsibility?
January 31, 2019
Opinion
Domestic Abuse – new ‘landmark’ Bill published
January 28, 2019
Blog
How is severe facial scarring assessed in a Personal Injury Claim?
January 28, 2019
Blog
Had an accident? Think better not how much? : The importance of an Immediate Needs Assessment (INA)
January 25, 2019
Blog
What is a breach of contract and how can I pursue a claim for it?
January 18, 2019
Blog
What are the different types of damages in Personal Injury claim?
January 18, 2019
Opinion
Policy and the law: surrogacy and the costs of upbringing
January 14, 2019
Blog
Diagnosis Of Mesothelioma – What Next?
January 14, 2019
Blog
Can I claim compensation for mesothelioma?
January 11, 2019
Blog
How can I apply for an annulment? What does it mean?
January 8, 2019
Blog
Does a Civil Partnership give me the same rights as a Marriage?
January 7, 2019
Opinion
Divorce reform: should I wait to get divorced?
January 7, 2019
Opinion
Employment law in 2019: what can we expect?
January 7, 2019
Opinion
Paying lip service to cosmetic change
December 21, 2018
Blog
Actions Against Police Advice Clinic
December 19, 2018
Blog
My employer has gone into administration, what can I do?
December 18, 2018
Blog
How can you overturn a criminal conviction?
December 18, 2018
Blog
How do solicitors get paid when you pursue a personal injury claim?
December 17, 2018
Blog
Can I claim ongoing financial maintenance from a partner if we were not married?
December 14, 2018
Opinion
The office Christmas party
December 13, 2018
Blog
ABH / GBH / Common Assault – what’s the difference and what should I know?
December 12, 2018
Blog
What is the family mediation process?
December 11, 2018
Blog
Disguised or dual-purpose? The Law around stun guns, are they legal and other legal considerations
December 11, 2018
Blog
What are the consequences of an unlawful eviction?
December 10, 2018
Blog
What am I entitled to in a divorce settlement?
December 5, 2018
Opinion
B&B Accommodation, Skirting the ‘6 Week Rule’
December 5, 2018
Opinion
How to interpret a word in a lease
December 5, 2018
Blog
How can a contract be held voidable or void?
December 5, 2018
Blog
What financial losses I can claim for in a personal injury claim?
December 5, 2018
Opinion
The flexibility of binding conditions on properties
December 5, 2018
Opinion
Statements during a property transaction
December 4, 2018
Blog
How does the law protect me from breach of fiduciary duty?
December 4, 2018
Blog
Can I claim personal injury damages from my landlord if an accident occurred at home?
November 30, 2018
Blog
Do I need to tell my employer that I plan to retire?
November 28, 2018
Blog
As a deputy, what are my responsibilities?
November 27, 2018
Blog
Workplace bullying: what can you do?
November 27, 2018
Opinion
Good Divorce Week: Avoiding the Bad and the Ugly
November 26, 2018
Opinion
Road Safety Week 2018 – Don’t Assume, Be Seen
November 23, 2018
Blog
Can I stop an eviction going ahead?
November 21, 2018
Opinion
‘Fitness to plead’– vigorous representation needed for defendants in the Magistrates Court who are mentally unwell
November 21, 2018
Opinion
Fundamental Dishonesty, what is it and the implications?
November 14, 2018
Blog
How do I make a claim for personal injury caused by a faulty product?
November 14, 2018
Opinion
A tax by any other name- proposed changes to probate court fees
November 9, 2018
Blog
Can I make a claim for personal injury compensation if i am injured abroad whilst on holiday?
November 2, 2018
Opinion
Understanding and clarifying Duty of Care after Darnley V Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
November 1, 2018
Opinion
Islamophobia in the workplace
November 1, 2018
Blog
The Welfare Checklist – How the Family Court determines contact
October 31, 2018
Blog
Banking scams: what to do if the banks blame you
October 31, 2018
Blog
Firework Injuries- How can the law help you?
October 31, 2018
Opinion
Stay safe on Halloween
October 31, 2018
Opinion
Be Seen, Not Hurt
October 29, 2018
Blog
Homelessness assistance for people with serious mental health conditions: can I get a self-contained flat or do I have to stay in a hostel?
October 29, 2018
Blog
Can I take my child on holiday abroad without the other parent’s permission?
October 26, 2018
Opinion
Not far enough – Domestic Violence survivors and secure housing
October 26, 2018
Blog
Can I get divorced in the first year of marriage?
October 26, 2018
Blog
What should you do if you have suffered as a result of medical negligence? A legal Guide
October 24, 2018
Blog
Why is it important not to have delays of rent reviews in a lease?
October 24, 2018
Blog
Can I get funding through personal injury compensation for rehabilitation treatment abroad (if not available in the UK)?
October 24, 2018
Blog
Can I make a claim against my accountant or financial adviser?
October 23, 2018
Blog
I am being discriminated against at work because of my gender, what should I do?
October 23, 2018
Opinion
Dangers of Asbestos from Clothing and Legal Issues
October 18, 2018
Blog
Can I withhold rent for disrepair in my property?
October 17, 2018
Opinion
Unexplained Wealth Order
October 16, 2018
Blog
What evidence do I need to bring a successful occupiers liability claim eg in a shop or public building?
October 15, 2018
Blog
A Guide to managing bullying at work
October 12, 2018
Blog
What is the procedure I should follow if I have a grievance at work?
October 12, 2018
Opinion
Recovery of hospice and palliative care costs in a civil claim
October 12, 2018
Blog
Is clinical negligence compensation taxable and will it affect my benefits?
October 11, 2018
Blog
What evidence do I need to bring a successful accident at work claim?
October 5, 2018
Blog
Can I get Legal Aid for a legal housing disrepair claim?
October 5, 2018
Blog
How do you challenge a restraining order?
October 5, 2018
Blog
Is Sexting a criminal offence within the new age of digital flirting?
October 5, 2018
Blog
Can I get help with the court fee for a divorce?
October 2, 2018
Blog
A Legal Guide to CONTESTING PROBATE
October 1, 2018
Blog
What are the reasonable grounds the police have to stop & search you?
September 28, 2018
Blog
Police powers to enter your home or other private property
September 28, 2018
Blog
Types of accidents at work which can result in a personal injury claim
September 28, 2018
Blog
What can you do if you think you have been a victim of medical negligence?
September 28, 2018
Blog
What happens when you are charged with a crime?
September 28, 2018
Opinion
The dangers and legal implications of adding someone to a bank account
September 28, 2018
Blog
Can I take my Landlord to court if my house or flat is in disrepair?
September 27, 2018
Blog
What happens when I start Court Proceedings for a Personal Injury Claim?
September 27, 2018
Blog
Why do I need a medical report when bringing my personal injury claim? Can’t my doctor just write a report?
September 25, 2018
Blog
Speeding – What you need to know
September 21, 2018
Blog
When should I tell my employer that I’m pregnant?
September 20, 2018
Blog
A Quick Guide to Premarital Agreements
September 19, 2018
Blog
Does not wearing a helmet affect a personal injury claim if I am involved in an accident?
September 17, 2018
Blog
What is a Section 20 Notice and is it reasonable to pay this amount of service charge?
September 17, 2018
Opinion
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 – Not Quite the Legislation it Seems
September 14, 2018
Opinion
Top five reasons people put off writing their will
September 13, 2018
Blog
I have been dismissed from work but was it fair? – An example case
September 11, 2018
Opinion
There is no such thing as a “Quickie” Divorce
September 7, 2018
Blog
What Does Deputyship Mean?
September 6, 2018
Blog
Does the Council have to help me if I am homeless?
September 5, 2018
Blog
What is Legal Expense Insurance?
September 4, 2018
Opinion
From home to prison: how to prevent the criminalisation of children in care
August 31, 2018
Opinion
Mother of nine-year old girl Ella Kissi-Debrah delivers 100,000 signature petition to the Attorney General to re-open Inquest
August 31, 2018
Opinion
Is Personal Injury Compensation taxable?
August 28, 2018
Opinion
I’m too busy to go out so I eat at my desk… Give me a break!
August 23, 2018
Blog
My landlord changed the locks, what should I do?
August 22, 2018
Blog
Can I be dismissed for posting on social media?
August 15, 2018
Blog
What is an interim payment?
August 13, 2018
Blog
How is compensation calculated in a medical negligence claim?
August 9, 2018
Blog
What are Protected Conversations?
August 9, 2018
Blog
Can I use my helmet camera footage as evidence in my personal injury claim?
August 9, 2018
Blog
What happens if there is third party pressure to dismiss an employee?
August 9, 2018
Blog
Information for women diagnosed with breast implant associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)
August 6, 2018
Blog
Can I claim damages if my cycling accident was caused by an object being left on the road?
August 2, 2018
Blog
Can a personal injury claim get you access to more advanced treatment than the NHS provide?
August 1, 2018
Opinion
Innocent until … you have to apply for an Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate
July 31, 2018
Blog
How can I enforce loan payments in debt recovery?
July 31, 2018
Blog
Vicarious Liability: when can an employer be liable for the actions of their employees?
July 27, 2018
Blog
How to take legal action against a professional service provider?
July 27, 2018
Blog
What is the Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Act 2018?
July 26, 2018
Opinion
Acknowledging our evidence to the Justice Select Committee about disclosure
July 26, 2018
Opinion
Divorce could turn into soap opera if Tini Owens loses her appeal
July 23, 2018
Blog
What are the Legal Grounds on which people can get divorced? – The “Basics”
July 23, 2018
Blog
Can you sue the police if they fail to investigate a serious crime?
July 19, 2018
Opinion
Cliff Richard judgement about his right to privacy is good news for those accused of a crime
July 19, 2018
Blog
Can you claim for Personal Injury Compensation if someone has died?
July 18, 2018
Blog
Claiming compensation for dental injuries in personal injury cases
July 16, 2018
Opinion
Health issues associated with talc and legal compensation in the UK
July 5, 2018
Blog
How to choose a personal injury solicitor?
July 5, 2018
Blog
Can you sue your neighbour for damage caused by their Japanese knotweed on your property?
July 5, 2018
Opinion
Changes to prostitution laws in the UK proposed
July 4, 2018
Opinion
Action Mesothelioma Day 2018
June 29, 2018
Blog
How is personal injury compensation calculated?
June 27, 2018
Opinion
New Pre action Debt Protocol – October 2017
June 27, 2018
Blog
Paying for Non-NHS funded treatment through civil compensation claims – hope for victims of mesothelioma
June 26, 2018
Blog
Accident at work? Here’s what to do
June 25, 2018
Blog
5 Things people Need To Know About the New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and your work
June 25, 2018
Opinion
Should cannabis be legalised and what’s the law?
June 22, 2018
Blog
What is the law around child seats when travelling in cars in 2018?
June 22, 2018
Blog
What is Contributory Negligence and what does it mean for your personal injury claim?
June 21, 2018
Blog
What is a Conditional Fee Agreement? How is a personal injury claim funded?
June 21, 2018
Blog
Do I need to disclose all my medical records in a personal injury claim?
June 19, 2018
Opinion
Surrogacy and the Law- changes need to be made
June 15, 2018
Opinion
Disclosure in criminal cases. Is this our darkest hour?
June 14, 2018
Blog
What is an occupation order?
June 13, 2018
Opinion
Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) preventing people making “Drill” music
June 11, 2018
Opinion
Asbestos exposure outside the UK- the problems continue
June 11, 2018
Opinion
Brain-damaged child’s negligence claim fails on causation
June 5, 2018
Blog
What are Grandparents legal rights to see grandchildren?
June 4, 2018
Blog
When does notice period start for an employee?
May 31, 2018
Opinion
What is Fundamental Dishonesty in a personal injury claim?
May 30, 2018
Blog
Can you be forced to give evidence as a witness? Know your rights
May 30, 2018
Opinion
Should men be able to have enhanced maternity pay during shared parental leave?
May 30, 2018
Blog
What is a football banning order?
May 22, 2018
Opinion
Why does outdated divorce law need to change?
May 18, 2018
Blog
What is considered legally homeless?
May 18, 2018
Opinion
What is a litigant in person and what are the latest developments?
May 14, 2018
Blog
Licensing of HMOs (House in Multiple Occupation)
May 14, 2018
Blog
What is a periodic tenancy?
May 11, 2018
Blog
What are the benefits of Occupational Therapy after a Personal Injury?
May 11, 2018
Blog
A very bad case of brothel-keeping
May 11, 2018
Blog
Why a Divorce can be the same as a bereavement and the importance of listening to your solicitor
May 11, 2018
Opinion
Youth Justice Summit 2018: Children and the Police
May 11, 2018
Opinion
People with learning disabilities continue to be failed
May 10, 2018
Opinion
Anti-harassment and non-disclosure injunction granted in relation to alleged blackmail
May 10, 2018
Opinion
Should you settle a personal injury case without expert medical evidence?
May 10, 2018
Opinion
NHS ghost wards – a ticking litigation time bomb?
May 9, 2018
Opinion
Ombudsman Services – Would a single housing ombudsman be better
May 9, 2018
Blog
Why do you need an Accredited Solicitor for an Asbestos Compensation Claim?
May 9, 2018
Blog
Failings of the NHS Breast Screening Programme may have resulted in up to 270 deaths
May 3, 2018
Opinion
The myths of ‘rising NHS compensation costs’ and ‘the increasingly litigious society’
May 3, 2018
Opinion
Large scale neurology patient recall sparks concern in Northern Ireland
May 2, 2018
Blog
What is a Never Event in the NHS?
May 2, 2018
Opinion
Balancing life as a solicitor and a mother | Legal Careers
May 2, 2018
Opinion
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation Annual Conference 2018
April 25, 2018
Blog
When an enforced sale following a divorce may actually benefit both parties
April 25, 2018
Opinion
Legal Aid “Process Made better” for Victims of Domestic Violence
April 24, 2018
Opinion
The Perfect Photo of a Pothole
April 23, 2018
Blog
What’s so illegal about a bed in a shed?
April 23, 2018
Opinion
WHEN MURDER INVESTIGATIONS GO WRONG – A Defence Lawyer’s perspective – part 1
April 17, 2018
Opinion
Fixed Fee Future: The fate of disrepair claims
April 16, 2018
Opinion
Punishing young offenders – where did it go wrong?
April 16, 2018
Blog
Are you safe in the private health care sector?
April 13, 2018
Opinion
Are you safe in the private health care sector?
April 13, 2018
Blog
A “non party” who assists in the breach of the terms of a freezing order can be liable for conspiracy
April 13, 2018
Blog
Bringing claims on behalf of minor claimants
April 12, 2018
Opinion
Potholes: the beast of roads
April 12, 2018
Opinion
The Indefinite Wait for a Fairer and More Generous Legal Aid System
April 12, 2018
Opinion
Could the Spring Statement of 2018 hint towards a brighter future for NHS funding?
April 12, 2018
Opinion
Discount rate in personal injury claims. All change!
April 11, 2018
Opinion
Obesity – A Growing Problem
April 11, 2018
Opinion
Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police
April 6, 2018
Opinion
Time To Go It Alone? Do You Know Your Apples From Your Oranges?
April 5, 2018
Blog
Don’t look back in anger. Where there is life there is hope!
April 5, 2018
Blog
When Is Influence ‘Undue’?
April 3, 2018
Opinion
The Ides of March – the future of the European Arrest Warrant one year into the transition period
March 28, 2018
Blog
When firm management turns into bullying
March 26, 2018
Blog
“It was with wry amusement that I read of the new-found concern for the criminal justice system from the right-wing press.”
March 21, 2018
Opinion
The cost of noisy neighbours
March 16, 2018
Opinion
Collaboration in personal injury claims – a two-way process
March 16, 2018
Opinion
More than just the Compensation Claims
March 15, 2018
Opinion
GMC apologises over decision to appeal Tribunal decision in the Dr Bawa-Garba case
March 15, 2018
Blog
How achievable are the government’s RTA claim reforms?
March 15, 2018
Opinion
Theresa May – Housing strategy 2018
March 14, 2018
Blog
Importance of medical evidence in a personal injury claim
March 14, 2018
Opinion
Early days of Pregnancy and Employment
March 14, 2018
Opinion
Freezing order made against unknown parties
March 14, 2018
Opinion
No choices and no hope – Homes for Asylum seekers described as “a disgrace”
March 13, 2018
Opinion
Changing Practices – the future starts now
March 12, 2018
Opinion
Commonhold: Panacea or Placebo?
March 9, 2018
Opinion
Held to account
March 6, 2018
Opinion
New Sentencing Guidelines on Domestic Abuse
March 6, 2018
Opinion
The buzzword for 2018: GDPR
March 5, 2018
Opinion
Head in the Right Direction…Help For Carers of the Brain Injured
March 5, 2018
Opinion
Catastrophic Injury: Working collaboratively towards rehabilitation. European Neuro Convention 2018 at the Excel London 6th & 7th June
February 28, 2018
Opinion
Rough Sleeping – Corbyn promises 8000 new homes and land purchasing powers for local authorities
February 26, 2018
Blog
Why lying about the reason you dismissed an employee could prove expensive
February 21, 2018
Opinion
The test for capacity: Banks v MCA 2005
February 19, 2018
Opinion
Valuing General Damages
February 16, 2018
Opinion
Claimant ordered to repay damages received after court finds that accident was staged
February 16, 2018
Blog
Rose Heilbron and the Cameo Cinema murders
February 16, 2018
Opinion
The law gets tough on the fight against rogue landlords
February 16, 2018
Blog
Does it matter how you own a property?
February 13, 2018
Opinion
Take Measures to Avoid a Bad Romance
February 13, 2018
Opinion
The Cycle Helmet Debate
February 7, 2018
Opinion
One step closer: the Homes (Fitness For Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill
February 7, 2018
Opinion
Taking the complexities out of inheritance tax – Surely it’s time for change?
February 6, 2018
Opinion
‘Advise, resolve, learn’
February 5, 2018
Opinion
Street Homelessness Levels Continue to Soar
February 5, 2018
Blog
Accidents at work – Estimated cost of £14.9 billion!
February 2, 2018
Blog
Accidents at work can have catastrophic and life changing impacts
February 2, 2018
Blog
Asbestos – is it the responsibility of your Landlord?
February 2, 2018
Opinion
Hiding homeless people away is not a solution to tackle homelessness
February 2, 2018
Opinion
The effect of the CPRs on alcohol related driving matters
February 2, 2018
Blog
New year, new you? Don’t let an accident at the gym leave you in worse shape than when you started
January 29, 2018
Blog
How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim
January 24, 2018
Opinion
Whose tenancy is it anyway?
January 23, 2018
Opinion
Beware new build leases and the ground rent clause
January 19, 2018
Blog
Running to keep fit – how to stay safe
January 19, 2018
Blog
A Divorcee’s Guide to State Pension Reform
January 19, 2018
Opinion
Backdating holiday pay – the implications for workers
January 18, 2018
Opinion
Are appeals more appealing?
January 17, 2018
Blog
Football – from joy to arrest in a matter of moments
January 17, 2018
Blog
The process of divorce – working towards settlement and the true cost to individuals
January 16, 2018
Blog
When can an employer facing a tribunal claim obtain an anonymity order?
January 15, 2018
Opinion
Low-value shoplifting: the hybrid offence
January 12, 2018
Opinion
Women solicitors – how far we’ve come. The 100 year countdown
January 10, 2018
Opinion
Review of the UK Employment Tribunal System
January 9, 2018
Opinion
Drafting with clarity – a vital skill for lawyers
January 8, 2018
Opinion
Mind the (gender pay) gap in 2018
January 5, 2018
Opinion
Drive Safely this January
January 3, 2018
Opinion
Staying warm this winter – be mindful of the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning
January 2, 2018
Opinion
Homeless Families this Christmas
December 22, 2017
Opinion
The Right to Buy: A tale of two cities
December 21, 2017
Opinion
Grenfell – Six Months On
December 18, 2017
Opinion
No Universal Credit for Christmas
December 18, 2017
Blog
White Christmas? Don't have a slippery one
December 18, 2017
Blog
Winter weather is ‘snow’ joke when it comes to safety on your roads!
December 15, 2017
Opinion
Despite my natural scepticism, I found myself genuinely impressed by the Lammy Review.”
December 15, 2017