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  • Partnership with the Spinal Injuries Association

    23 July 2015

    Every eight hours someone in the UK is told that they will never walk again due to spinal cord damage. The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is the leading national, user-led charity for people with spinal cord injuries. …

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  • Prenuptial Agreements: Planning for the future

    23 July 2015

    With the current rate of divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, and recent well publicised marital conflicts on divorce, it is no surprise that couples looking to enter into marriage or civil partnership are increasingly considering how best to protect assets on divorce and dissolution and avoid conflict at later stages.…

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  • Employment Law Update - April 2015

    28 April 2015

    Welcome to the April 2015 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this update informative and useful in keeping you up to date with various developments that are likely to be of interest. In this latest update, we report on the following topical issues:…

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  • NHS Budget for Medical Negligence Claims

    24 April 2015

    ​It has recently been announced in the media that the National Health Service has set aside £26bn to cover medical negligence claims against NHS bodies, nearly a quarter of the NHS’ annual budget of £113bn.…

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  • UK Pensions: The Road Ahead

    24 April 2015

    ​Initially proposed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his March 2014 Budget and confirmed in the Taxation and Pensions Bill published on 14 October 2014, 6 April 2015 saw some very significant changes in the way that people can draw from their pension funds.…

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  • Charity Trustee Responsibilities

    24 April 2015

    Those who are Trustees of large national charities tend these days to be well supported by formal training programmes and are probably well up to speed with the responsibilities which they face in carrying out their roles. However, if like so many others you are a volunteer trustee of a local charity without significant resources or access to professional staff, how do you keep abreast of the increasingly complex demands imposed on you by statute and regulation?…

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  • The Review - Spring 2015

    24 April 2015

    With the elections just around the corner, change is in the air. Our solicitors give their insights on key issues which may affect you and your family.…

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  • Court Fee Increase

    24 April 2015

    On 9 March 2015, the court fees payable by anyone wanting to bring a claim for over £10,000 increased, in some cases very substantially so.…

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  • Budget 2015: Five Key Issues

    24 April 2015

    ​The Budget delivered seven weeks before a general election, was always going to be subdued. Time will tell which measures survive the election, however whatever government we have by 7th May, there were some areas of particular interest.…

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