Tag: local

Don’t Put Wipes Down the Drain

Brearleys are proud to support Yorkshire Water in raising awareness that putting wipes down the drain block pipes and are bad for the environment #yorkshirewater #wipersaurus  

Accident At A Bus Stop

Mr A was out walking his dog and as he walked past his local bus stop the wind blew off the metal frame with the bus timetable and this fell onto his foot. Brearleys have now been able to secure an admission of liability from WYCA Ltd in respect of Mr A’s claim. Brearleys are …

MICKLEFIELD HEDGEHOG RESCUE FUNDRAISER

Brearleys Solicitors and their staff have managed to raise £213.01 so far towards the rescue’s new hedgehog clinic.  Funds are still needed so if anyone could please share this link, and of course donate anything you can, it would be greatly appreciated.  Betty (pictured) says thank you!   https://www.paypal.me/Micklefieldhedgehogs?locale.x=en_GB  

101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children

Brearleys is on the Family Law Panel for non-profit organisation Only Mums and Dads and has had the opportunity to contribute to their new book. 101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children is an invaluable first source of legal know-how to help every separating or divorcing parent. For more information please follow the link below. …

How to Propose a Prenup this Valentines Day

Valentines Day is usually a day associated with love, chocolate, romance and maybe even a marriage proposal. If you are thinking of proposing, you may want to consider protecting your existing financial position by way of a prenuptial agreement. Arguments about finances are one of the major causes of marital breakdown and therefore it is …

Accident on Birds Nest Swing

Mrs F was visiting her local playground with her daughter and as she went on the Birds Nest Swing she caught her foot on the raised matting causing Mrs F injuries to her leg resulting in 3 fractures. The swing was also found to have been placed at the incorrect height. The Council have now …

Sign Knocks Over Customer at Tesco

Mrs B had gone to her local Tesco to do some shopping and as she was exiting the building a large sign blew over knocking the claimant over onto the ground. As a result of the Mrs B’s accident she sustained an injury to her back and arm. Tesco have now admitted responsibility for Mrs …

Car Drives Into House

Mrs R was laid in bed at home relaxing when all of a sudden she heard a loud bang she came downstairs to investigate and found that a car had driven into the garden wall and had also hit the window of the house. Brearleys submitted a claim to the third party insurer’s on behalf …

SEPARATION AGREEMENTS AND WHY YOU NEED ONE

Not everyone is ready to divorce when they separate, but still need to deal with and protect themselves in respect of the financial consequences of the breakdown of their marriage. This can be done by entering into what is a called a ‘Separation Agreement’ which is a formal document setting out the agreement reached in …

Annual Leave Use It or Loose It

In a recent case it was decided that a worker does not automatically lose the accrued right to be paid annual leave because of a failure to ask for it, which means that even though the leave may not be requested, it will still accrue. This has important implications for the use it or lose …