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The latest blogs from experts in our HR, employment law, dispute resolution and medical negligence teams. Your shares, comments and feedback are very welcome.
Occupational Disease: Mesothelioma
In her latest blog, Stacy Williams investigates Mesothelioma and explains what is involved in bringing a personal injury claim.
Published Friday 6th April 2018
NHS Complaints Procedure
Thinking about making a complaint to the NHS for medical treatment? Follow Burnetts' step by step guide to the process.
Published Thursday 29th March 2018
Changes to EPC Regulations – 1st April 2018
Rebecca Davidson explains changes to the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Regulations from 1st April 2018, which will significantly affect 38% of commercial properties in the UK.
Published Friday 23rd March 2018
What impact has the abolition of Employment Tribunal fees had on employers?
Employment Law Solicitor, Anna Lovett, investigates the impact of the abolition of tribunal fees in 2017 and gives her top tips to stay protected in the event of a claim...
Published Friday 16th March 2018
Head injuries in children
Medical Negligence and Serious Injury Paralegal, Stacy Williams, explains head injuries in children and the symptoms to be aware of post-accident.
Published Friday 9th March 2018
A guide to assured shorthold tenancy agreements
Associate Chartered Legal Executive, Anita Jobling, gives an overview of assured shorthold tenancies: the most frequently used tenancy agreement when letting residential properties.
Published Thursday 1st March 2018
How do I sue for breach of contract?
Sadie Cuthbert gives a guide to breach of contract and explains how to take legal action.
Published Friday 23rd February 2018
What is a settlement agreement and when might you use one?
HR Consultant Julie Davis explains settlement agreements and the situations in which an employer might use one.
Published Friday 16th February 2018
Bringing a claim in medical negligence: The basics
Millions of people undergo medical treatment every day and have no issues with the care provided. However, when something goes wrong, what amounts to negligence?
Published Friday 9th February 2018
The costs of buying a house
Buying a house is likely the most expensive purchase you will make and there are many costs involved. Lynette Sharp explains the services and costs involved in conveyancing.
Published Friday 2nd February 2018
Fixed-Term Contracts: What are workers’ rights?
Sophie Allinson explains fixed-term workers' employment rights and the costly misconception that businesses are often caught out by.
Published Friday 26th January 2018
What is a Residence Order and do I need one?
Family Law Solicitor Joanne Grey explains the role of a residence order in establishing where a child will live after a relationship breakdown.
Published Friday 19th January 2018