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Making HR Changes For The Change
With government figures showing that the employment of women aged 50 and above is also on the increase, it is not surprising that businesses are now including menopause policies in staff handbooks. But is this enough? In short, no.
The Early Notification Scheme For Birth Injuries From NHS Resolution: What is it?
NHS Resolution have implemented an Early Notification Scheme (ENS) in the hope to offer support to families and staff involved, and to allow them to start their investigations as early as possible to attempt to avoid delays in reaching settlement.
Family Dispute Over Will Is Settled
A family dispute as to the last Will of Shirley Guymer has been concluded with one set of relatives conceding the claim. The resolution to the claim will no doubt be welcome but both parties will have incurred significant costs. More lasting will be the damage to family relationships such a dispute inevitably causes.
Public Health England publishes planning guidance to promote healthy weight environments
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) makes it clear that local planning authorities (LPAs) have a responsibility to promote healthy and safe communities by fostering a well-designed and safe built environment, with accessible services and open spaces that reflect current and future needs and support communities’ health and well-being.
Consultation on amending Building Regulations to require EV chargepoints
In July 2019, the Department for Transport and Office for Low Emission Vehicles published a consultation proposing amendments to the Building Regulations 2010 for residential and non-residential buildings to include Electric Vehicle (EV) infrastructure requirements. The consultation closed on 7 October 2019 and the government indicated it intends the changes to come in to force in the first half of 2020.
A Very Grave Threat
Those are the words of the World Health Organisation in relation to Coronavirus. We all hope that by the time this article goes to print, there will be less media hysteria and more informed, factual commentary, and that the panic is over. However, the blanket media coverage of the outbreak of the Coronavirus, raises some interesting questions for employers: it is vital that employers act quickly to assess the impact on their businesses in what is a fluid and challenging situation.
Best Probate Law Firm Winner!
Wilson Browne Solicitors beat off the competition on Thursday evening at the UK Probate Research Awards 2020 held at Covent Garden to be crowned winners of the Best Probate Law Firm in Central England.
Nearly 1 in 4 Estates Subject to Inheritance Tax Investigated
Nearly 1 in 4 Estates Subject to Inheritance Tax Investigated.
Raising Awareness Of Cancer On World Cancer Day
On World Cancer Day Adam Willson, Trainee Solicitor in the Clinical Negligence team raises awareness of Cancer and explains how the team can assist with claims in respect of mistreatment of cancer, misdiagnosis of cancer and delays in diagnosing cancer.
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