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Air Pollution: Young lungs at risk – Call to ban idling cars outside schools

Cars should be banned from idling near schools and congestion charges imposed across the UK as part of measures recommended by Public Health England (PHE) to stop the 36,000 people dying each year from human-made air pollution.

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Hayes Connor Solicitors

Significant number of businesses still not investing enough in cyber security

A recently published government report has revealed that while cyber security is increasingly recognised as high risk to businesses, significant cyber security gaps remain.

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ARAG

Court backs recoverability of agency fees in PI claims

Ruling in Beardmore v Lancashire CC in Liverpool County Court, Judge Graham Wood QC rejected the Defendant’s attack on the recoverability of agency fees charged for obtaining medical records in employers’ and public liability cases that have exited the portal process and fall under CPR 45.29I.

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Certainty National Will Register

P’s Assets and the Court of Protection: Gifting, Investing and Recovery

Certainty the National Will Register will be hosting our monthly expert webinar on Thursday 25 April 2019 at 12.00pm.

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Winners announced: National Paralegals Awards 2019

On 29 March 2019, 200 people gathered together at The May Fair Hotel in London for a glamorous gala dinner to celebrate the achievements of paralegals from across the UK

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Title Research

How the longest US government shutdown in history has impacted the Internal Revenue Service

Government shutdowns are somewhat foreign to us Brits as they are uniquely American. Federal government shutdowns occur when the US Congress fails to pass the spending Bill proposed by government agencies and operations.

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ARAG

Birth injuries, paternal depression and secondary victim claims

When we talk about post-natal depression, we often think of mothers. This is a fair assumption as apparently 1 in 5 women develop mental health problems during pregnancy or in the first year after childbirth. However, we know that dads can suffer from post-natal depression too.

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The SRA’s review of the residential conveyancing market – our opinion

At the beginning of April 2019, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published its 72 page thematic report into the residential conveyancing market

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18 April 2019

Protectionism: Is it really all that bad?

So we are about to launch head first in to another great legal services experiment. Away with all those restrictive practices that successive governments consider so heinous. All hail innovation and market forces.

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