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Burns to Child at Nursery

Mr S been looked after by his local private day nursery and whilst there he was allowed to crawl over the metal framed door and as he did this he burnt his hans on the door frame which had got too hot in the sun. Brearleys have now managed to secure an admission of liability …

Volunteers and the Law

Andrew Marsden from our batley office recently spent a most enjoyable afternoon visiting Harrogate & Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service (https://www.harcvs.org.uk/) to deliver his seminar on Volunteers and the Law. It was an afternoon of lively discussion and questions from the delegates on topics as far ranging as volunteer agreements to interns to DBS, even …

SOLAR…….SO LOW!

For many years people were promised by Solar Installers that they would make a lot of money from installing solar panels on their property due to various government tariffs.  It has turned out for some that they have not made the money that they were promised by the sales team of these Solar Installers.   …

Legal Aid

People do not always realise that Legal Aid can be available in relation to most family matters, including Divorce / Financial Relief / Children. There are certain requirements before Legal Aid can be granted, such as financial eligibility and, in certain cases, documentary evidence of domestic violence or Social Services involvement.  However, if you are …

5 TOP TIPS WHEN DEALING WITH AN ESTATE AFTER SOMEONE HAS DIED

Check whether the person had a will Collect information on all the assets that person had, such as bank accounts, shares, properties etc. Collect as much information as possible about any debts that person may have had, including the cost of the funeral. Set up an executors account so that all money collected from an …

5 TOP TIPS FOR DEALING WITH A DIVORCE

5 tips for dealing with a divorce: Be certain that your marriage is over. Lots of people begin proceedings without considering the alternatives such as marriage counselling. Always put your children first. Many divorces lead on to arguments about the arrangements for children. Try and put yourself in their shoes, children are often more affected …

THE VALUE OF AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT

It has just been reported that Chelsea’s 18 year old winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is close to agreeing a new Employment Contract at Chelsea which will be worth an eye watering £180,000.00 a week. Clearly Mr Hudson-Odoi will be a very rich teenager and will earn substantially more than most of the young people of his …

Employers Must Record The Actual Number of Hours Worked

Employers must keep a record of the actual number of hours worked each day under the Working Time Directive (WTD). There must be a system set up to record daily working time for workers who have not expressly agreed to opt out of the maximum 48 hours of work per 7 days. It is a …