Report identifies failings in maternity care standards at Cwm Taf hospitals
This morning, 30th April 2019, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) published a report into the standard of care provided by the maternity services of Cwm Taf University Health Board. What prompted the review? The review took place... [read more...
Who gets responsibility of my child if I die?
The thought of preparing for your own death, be it writing a Will or putting money aside for funeral arrangements, is difficult enough as it is, let alone thinking about what happens to your family once you’ve gone. Whether you’re part of a close-knit... [read more...
What’s the difference between a Lasting Power of Attorney and Deputyship?
In light of Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2019, our Court of Protection solicitors look at how deputyship can help alleviate some of the stress and anxiety around making decisions on behalf of someone who is no longer physically or mentally able to make them... [read more...
Landlord rights – what do you need to know?
The government announced this month that, under new plans, private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice without ‘good reason’ or fault. The idea is that this will protect tenants from ‘unethical’ landlords and provide... [read more...
Maternity leave: do you know what your employment rights are?
A recent case, whereby a woman on maternity leave was sent an important email about redundancy to a work email address that she wasn’t checking regularly, has raised some curiosity around what your rights are whilst on maternity leave. In this blog, our... [read more...
Government ends unnecessary divorce ‘blame game’
The government has today (9th April) announced that it is introducing legislation in England and Wales whereby couples will no longer have to prove fault to get divorced. This new legislation will replace the current legal requirement for spouses to either... [read more...
4 employment law changes you need to know about in April 2019
With employment law legislation changing so regularly, it can be difficult for employees and employers alike to keep up-to-date with the latest developments. There have been a number of important legislative changes come into force this month, so our... [read more...
Can you stop the clock on Inheritance Act claims?
Standstill Agreements are widely used in cases where parties are attempting to resolve matters themselves but they are up against time restrictions, specifically the date on which you have to issue a claim to keep it alive, known as the ‘limitation date’... [read more...