Insights 16 August 2017

The rights of Scottish cohabitees

The rights of Scottish cohabitees

If you are cohabiting in Scotland and need to make a claim upon separation or the death of your partner, the process may not be as straightforward as you think

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Insights 10 August 2017

What happens if you are involved in an accident abroad?

What happens if you are involved in an accident abroad?

Accidents abroad can sometimes have life-altering consequences and it’s important to take certain steps if you wish to make a claim following injury

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Insights 9 August 2017

Speaking to children about separation or divorce

Speaking to children about separation or divorce

When parents decide to separate one of the most challenging decisions they will make is how and when to tell their children

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Insights 1 August 2017

New business models are needed for social care services to be sustained

New business models are needed for social care services to be sustained

Social care providers could become more sustainable by considering new partnerships and business structures

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Insights 27 July 2017

Case study: £15,000 settlement for hospital slip

Case study: £15,000 settlement for hospital slip

Gerry suffered a knee injury dashing to the aid of an elderly patient whilst working as a nurse

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Insights 26 July 2017

Case study: £500,000 settlement following assault

Case study: £500,000 settlement following assault

Parwaze suffered multiple injuries as a consequence of being assaulted and the extent of his injuries meant that he couldn’t deal with the claim himself

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Insights 25 July 2017

A brief guide to awards in Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims

A brief guide to awards in Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims

Many factors are taken into account when valuing noise induced hearing loss claims and the claims themselves attract a varying amount of compensation

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Insights 19 July 2017

Do grandparents have a right to see their grandchildren?

Do grandparents have a right to see their grandchildren?

There are rarely 'winners' when couples separate, but loving grandparents can often be among the biggest losers are contact their their grandchildren is lost

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Insights 18 July 2017

Could employee ownership work for your business?

Could employee ownership work for your business?

For small businesses, employee ownership is highly topical, and a solution worth considering if you’re thinking about the future prosperity of your business

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Insights 13 July 2017

Why is it important to have a Will?

Why is it important to have a Will?

Peter Murrin, Private Client Partner, examines what can happen when someone dies without a Will and what this can mean for their family and business

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Insights 11 July 2017

Beware of false economies on employment law

Beware of false economies on employment law

Head of Employment and Partner, Ben Doherty, explains why social care charities need to be careful that they don’t fall foul of employment law

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Insights 7 July 2017

A licence may not always be what it seems… it might be a lease

A licence may not always be what it seems… it might be a lease

The difference between a licence and lease is sometimes unclear and the name given may be irrelevant to what the agreement legally is

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