Fixed legal costs – a danger to patient safety + justice
A leading patient safety charity has warned the government against capping legal costs for medical negligence claims.... [read more...
Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees to be unlawful
The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful.... [read more...
Using trusts to plan your legacy
Do I need a trust? It’s a question many people ask when they come to write their Will and plan their estate.... [read more...
Equal pension rights for same-sex couples
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Britain since 2014, but inequality in marriage still hasn’t been completely eliminated. However, there was a big step forward on this front today as the Supreme Court ruled in favour of John Walker, a retired gay man... [read more...
Employment tribunals – will Matthew Taylor’s review help?
Employment and the world of work is a hot topic for public debate at the moment – and today, the talk is all focused on Matthew Taylor’s report into improving working practices, fittingly titled ‘Good Work’. So should we be saying ‘good work’... [read more...
Nowhere to turn – only a quarter of women seeking refuge find it
A new report published this week by Women’s Aid reveals that only a quarter of women supported by their caseworkers last year were able to find space in a domestic violence refuge. This follows last year’s news that as many as two thirds of all refuges... [read more...