Monthly Archives: January 2017

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The NHS Litigation Authority’s New Mediation Scheme – What Should I Be Aware Of?

At the start of December 2016, the National Health Service Litigation Authority (NHS LA) launched a new mediation service. Following a pilot scheme of just over two years, the service intends to open up a new way of resolving claims of clinical negligence, or other personal injury, made against the [...]

By | 2017-10-19T13:30:54+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Clinical Negligence, Switch Solicitors|

The Right to Rest: Your Entitlement to a Rest Break at Work

Many regulations exist to safeguard the health of workers. Those relating to rest breaks are some of the less well-known, and yet overwork can have a whole range of negative effects on your health. Similarly, tiredness due to working night shifts can actually increase your chances of having an accident [...]

By | 2018-04-18T20:11:50+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Employment Disputes, Navya Shekhar|

Importance of T&Cs for Small Businesses

Running a small business isn’t easy; whether you’re just starting out and striving to get your business known, or you’re building upon years of trading, there’s always a lot to be done. As such, it’s understandable if sorting out your business’s terms and conditions is not your top priority. Maybe [...]

By | 2017-10-19T13:34:07+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Andrew Gray, General Disputes|

Whiplash Reforms

Today – 6 January 2017 - marks the closure of the government’s consultation into proposed reforms for the soft tissue injury (whiplash) claims process. A legislative reform package shelved in 2015, it was resurrected in November 2016 with a consultation period of less than two months. If implemented, the proposals [...]

By | 2017-10-19T13:39:32+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|