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The Enterprise Act: Not the end of workplace injury claims as we know them

Personal Injury – Mar 2018

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 was drafted with the Government aim of cutting health and safety “red tape”. Various parts of this in relation to workplace claims are now in force.

Before that, came media comment on how this might affect those looking to bring a personal injury claim against their employer and whether such cases might be much harder to win.

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SEPSIS - A delay in diagnosis

August 07, 2018

In England there are around 123,000 cases of sepsis a year with around 37,000 patients sadly passing away as a result of the condition. Source NHS UK. Early treatment has proven to be critical to figh...

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Perineal Tears: Birth Injury Awareness Month July 2018

July 23, 2018

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists state that 90% of women tear during childbirth; however some women can suffer from more severe forms of tearing, which can significantly damage th...

Events and Courses

HR Business Breakfast - Managing Poor Performance

September 27, 2018

Please join us at our next HR Business Breakfast seminar for a brief presentation outlining the key legal and practical...

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NOVITAS loans

We understand that funding legal costs in family proceedings can be very difficult.  We seek to offer as many options as...

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