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Archive for September, 2009

New paternity leave rights

29.09.09

The Government has recently announced that it plans to extend paternity leave rights to enable fathers to spend more time bringing up their children. Fathers are currently entitled to 2…

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New paternity leave rights

New ABI injury compensation arrangements

28.09.09

Around 400,000 people injured in road accidents could benefit from much speedier compensation under a more streamlined compensation system, announced today by the Ministry of Justice. The new arrangements follow…

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New ABI injury compensation arrangements

Close to two million uninsured drivers

28.09.09

Parts of England with the largest number of uninsured drivers have been revealed in new research. The worst offenders were in Greater London, Merseyside and Greater Manchester, with 13%, 12%…

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Close to two million uninsured drivers

Claimant Personal Injury Lawyer positions available

24.09.09

Due to continuing growth in work we are looking for 3 dedicated lawyers with 5 years PQE to join our Personal Injury Department.  Applicants should be used to litigating within…

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Claimant Personal Injury Lawyer positions available

Top commercial lawyers forced to slash rates

23.09.09

Michael Herman and Alex Spence, of Times Online, report that the“magic circle” has lost some of its power: average hourly rates for London’s top commercial lawyers fell by a third…

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Top commercial lawyers forced to slash rates

Third-party capture on the increase

21.09.09

Insurers in the UK are deliberately settling accident claims before victims get a chance to contact a solicitor, the Law Society has said. The group which represents lawyers said it was reducing…

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Third-party capture on the increase

Employers warned of the dangers of overhead power cables

17.09.09

Employers in the agriculture industry must be aware of the serious dangers posed to their employees working near overhead power cables, warns Jeremy Bradshaw of Mace & Jones. The warning comes…

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Employers warned of the dangers of overhead power cables

Musicians unite against disconnection plans, back on YouTube

15.09.09

As featured on Samknows.com, 14th September 2009. Category: Broadband Issues, Broadband Regulation, Privacy, piracy While the mainstream media were getting themselves worked up about YouTube and PRS finally coming to…

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Musicians unite against disconnection plans, back on YouTube

Picture This – Annie Leibovitz “buys back” her Copyright

14.09.09

Recent media stories on the importance of copyright to the creative community have largely centred around the Music Industry, with much of the recent hysteria revolving around Peter Mandelson’s plans…

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Picture This – Annie Leibovitz “buys back” her Copyright

Crackdown ‘will harm good firms’

14.09.09

As featured in Crain’s Manchester Business, 14th September 2009, written by Richard Morris. The government wants to see a 70 per cent reduction in the number of people illegally sharing…

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Crackdown ‘will harm good firms’

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