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What are the Stages of a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

This guest article is intended for our US audience and is guest authored by Kim Harington on behalf of Harrell and Harrell personal injury. You take your personal well-being seriously. When you leave home, you keep on the lookout for situations that may endanger your safety. Unfortunately, this is not [...]

By | 2019-07-31T10:51:38+01:00 July 23rd, 2019|Guest Authors|

The Top Five Reasons Why You Need A Good Local Attorney

Please note, this is an international blog, intended for our US audience. Let's be realistic, the law is complex. There are many different areas and avenues of it that it has led to the creation of niche law firms. For example, law firms can range anywhere from personal injury firms, [...]

By | 2019-07-21T18:19:32+01:00 July 18th, 2019|Guest Authors|

Disinheriting Spouses, Civil Partners And Children In Scotland And England

Whilst many people understand that Scotland and England have different legal systems, very few know what the differences between the two actually are. Jones Whyte Law an Edinburgh based family law firm has investigated the significant, yet lesser known, difference between Scots and English law. The two jurisdictions that regulate [...]

By | 2019-07-10T09:45:10+01:00 April 9th, 2019|Guest Authors|

Thinking of Pulling a Sickie? Think Again!

Can an exaggerating claim of ill health amount to gross misconduct for a fair reason to dismiss? Yes, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal. In the case of Ajaj v Metroline West Limited UKEAT/0295/15/RN the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) have stated that when an employee pulls a ‘sickie’ this can amount to [...]

By | 2019-02-14T10:36:55+01:00 February 2nd, 2019|Guest Authors|

Political Discrimination Potential Exception to Qualifying Period

Should political view and affiliation be protected characteristics within the Employment Rights Act 1996, thereby be included within the exceptions to the 12 month qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims? Yes, said the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”). Background The case concerned Mr Redfearn who was a driver’s escort [...]

By | 2018-12-12T19:21:51+01:00 December 12th, 2018|Guest Authors|

What You Need To Know About Training To Be a Solicitor

Are you thinking of training to become a solicitor? First and foremost, it is important to be aware of what a profession as a solicitor actually entails. A solicitor is a member of the legal profession, and is the first point of contact for clients. It is a solicitor’s job [...]

By | 2018-11-29T18:25:53+01:00 November 29th, 2018|Guest Authors, Personal Injury|

Recovering From An Assault At Work

Our guest author, Marie Scott, advises on how to recover from an assault at work. Number of employees assaulted at work According to the latest available Crime Survey of England and Wales, that for 2015/16, there were 329,000 reported physical assaults at work that year. This equated to 1.5% of [...]

By | 2017-11-27T19:29:25+01:00 November 27th, 2017|Assaulted at Work, Guest Authors|

Work-Related Stress and What You Can Do About It

We are pleased to welcome back guest author Marie Scott who is a trained Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. She gives us her view on how to manage work-related stress. There are very few jobs in which you won’t experience a certain amount of stress at some point or other; to a [...]

By | 2017-11-06T08:57:21+01:00 November 6th, 2017|Guest Authors|