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What is GDPR? How to Comply With the New Law

The new General Data Protection Regulation rules have just come into force and are designed to ensure organisations obtain data about individuals fairly. The new data protection rules have resulted in scores of e-mails finding their way into our inboxes and require “genuine consent” which is why so many people on mailing lists are being...Read More

What Counts As Medical Negligence?

Not a day goes by without signs of stress in the UK’s medical services. In 2018, the term ‘NHS crisis’ is now being described as a ‘year-round crisis’ by The Guardian. Medical services in the UK are always criticised in the media for being underfunded, understaffed, and overwhelmed. In what is supposed to be a...Read More

What Can and Can’t Your Lasting Power of Attorney Do?

When assigning a lasting power of attorney, it’s important that both you and your representative are clear on what decisions they can and cannot make on your behalf. More people than ever are now opting to appoint a trusted person as their power of attorney, to protect their finances and/or health should they lose the...Read More

What is Medical Negligence?

Medical negligence occurs when unsatisfactory care is delivered to patients by healthcare professionals and can come in many forms, including misdiagnosis, surgical errors and poor-quality treatment. It can cause injuries that wouldn’t have otherwise happened or worsen existing conditions. Sadly, some people have even passed away as a result of medical negligence. The compensation you...Read More

Clinical Negligence: Where Do You Turn?

Suffering illness or injury due to a mistake or error made when receiving medical treatment can be very traumatic.  In such circumstances, individuals need to know where to turn for help getting the closure on the incident that they often so desperately need. For most of us a trip to the doctor, hospital, optician or...Read More

How New Pension Laws Will Affect You

It’s rare for a budget to pass without bringing a new raft of changes to the way pensioners can dispose of their money. This is because the treasury is constantly trying to perform a careful balancing act in economically testing times. A few decades back, the pension-claiming population was dwarfed by the working population, but...Read More

What Does Employment Law Cover?

Employment Law is one of those things you never really think about until it comes time to enact it. As an employee, you trust your company will have upheld their end of the bargain when it comes to conducting fair employment. As the employer, it can often take care of itself when implemented correctly to...Read More

Are You Entitled to a Holiday Accident Claim?

Holidays are supposed to be an enjoyable, relaxing experience, and most are just that. But unfortunately sometimes things go wrong, and injuries or sickness occur that spoil your expensive plans. However, you may not need insurance to make a claim for sickness or an accident that occurred while on holiday abroad. If you’ve booked your...Read More

What Makes a Dismissal Unfair?

Being dismissed is never pleasant. It can be stressful and come as quite a shock. However, not all dismissals are at the fault of the employer, and it is essential to know the difference between being personally being at fault and when not. A dismissal would be fair if: The employee had questionable competency; The...Read More