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Our solicitors and lawyers regularly write about different legal topics and breaking news, we welcome your comments on our posts. Below you will find links to the latest articles from across the firm. If you would like more information on our services, please don't hesitate to get in touch on 01616 966 229.

Indirect sex discrimination and flexible working

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If you are a woman with childcare commitments who is either unable to work flexibly or requires flexible working hours and you are subjected to a detriment by your employer, as a result, you may be able to evidence that you have been discriminated against...

Change in assault sentencing guidelines

Duncan Phillips
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Allegations of assault (often in a domestic context) are one of the most common types of offences that we in the general crime department are asked to defend. New sentencing guidelines came into force on 1st July 2021. These bring about many changes,...

What is a personal Injury claim?

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Have you ever wondered what exactly is classed as a personal injury claim ? Maybe you’re wondering whether you have a claim yourself. My name is Rachel and I have 14 years experience of being a new business advisor at Stephensons and I am...

When should you update a Will?

Katie Mayren
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If you have already made a Will, you are already one step ahead in managing your affairs as we all know, it is not an enjoyable process to have to go through although essential. If you have made a Will, you should review your provisions whenever your...

What are the stamp duty changes and how will they affect me?

Natalie Bradley
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Last year, the government introduced a stamp duty holiday in an attempt to keep the property market moving through the lockdown. The changes meant that some homebuyers were able to to benefit from a £500,000 tax-free threshold, up from £125,000...

Boost for maternity care in England

Claire Stockley
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The government has announced a £2.45 million review of maternity care in England. The shake up aims to prevent brain injury and death in childbirth. This is welcome news after a recent report found that at least 46 babies have suffered brain damage...

EHCPs on the rise

Natalie Tolley
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According to recent figures published by the Department for Education , and reported in The Times educational supplement; the number of pupils with special educational needs who have education, health and care plans (EHCPs) has increased by 10...

Following celebrations or commiserations don't score an own goal on Monday morning

Adam Pennington
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With the nation’s attention and imagination now firmly fixed on Sunday night’s Euros final, it’s highly likely that Monday will be more of a challenge than it usually is for the country’s workforce. Win or lose, England fans are...

Race discrimination in the workplace

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A recent report released by City Mental Health Alliance UK in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group and YouGov, has found that a significant number of employees from all minority ethnic backgrounds have experienced racism in the workplace. The report...

Over 1,000 people arrested and almost 300 weapons seized as part of county lines crackdown by the National Crime Agency

Colin Rawson
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County lines is a drugs distribution model using mobile phones and sometimes young and vulnerable individuals where drugs are exported from major cities to various locations across the United Kingdom.  The National Crime Agency have recently...

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