25 Mar 2022
This month is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, an important time to help raise awareness for the estimated 1,800 children who are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year. In the UK, there are around 30,000 children living with the condition. Partner in our Clinical Negligence team, Emma Scourfield, explains how important it is to raise awareness for those with the lifelong and life-limiting condition.
24 Mar 2022
As Wales’ legislation banning smacking and slapping children comes into force this week, our head of Children Law at Harding Evans, Siobhan Downes, explains why this change in the law marks a momentous step change for children’s rights.
22 Mar 2022
Following recent comments from the Welsh health minister that, unlike in England, there will be ‘no rush back’ to face-to-face GP consultations in Wales, our head of clinical negligence, Ken Thomas, expresses concerns over the impact this could have on treatment outcomes.
22 Mar 2022
Have you suffered as a result of medical negligence? Keep reading to find out how medical negligence solicitors can help you get the outcome you deserve.
19 Mar 2022
Have you had an injury or accident at work and you’re not sure what to do next? Find out what you should do if you have an accident whilst at work.
17 Mar 2022
Throughout March, people in the UK are being urged to take part in ‘March the Month’, a virtual step challenge to help beat prostate cancer, which currently kills around 11,000 men every year across the UK. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and often has no symptoms, particularly in the early stages, making it more difficult to detect and diagnose. Danielle Howell, a partner in our clinical negligence team, explains why errors or delays with diagnosis can be such an issue for prostate cancer patients.
14 Mar 2022
We understand that when you have been injured in an accident it can be frightening and stressful, and the idea of making a claim can be daunting. You may also be worried about the financial implications, particularly if your injury is preventing you from working as normal. Victoria Smithyman, a partner in our Personal Injury team, explains how you can claim for loss of earnings as part of your compensation claim.
09 Mar 2022
With the latest research predicting that nearly a third of UK workers will be looking for a new job this year, our head of employment law, Daniel Wilde, explores what business leaders can do to reduce the impact of “The Great Resignation” and protect their organisations from the negative impact of mass staff departures.
08 Mar 2022
Today is International Women’s Day. To celebrate this important day, Danielle Howell, a Partner in our Clinical Negligence team and Victoria Smithyman, Partner in our Personal Injury team, discuss why today is important to them, women that inspire them, plus much more…
02 Mar 2022
While few of us could have predicted the volume of property transactions that the market has experienced over the last 18 months, the question now on everybody’s lips is ‘how much longer will this continue for?’ and whether or not current valuations will continue to rise.
In our latest blog, Associate Solicitor in our Residential Property team, Jamie Beese, looks ahead to what we can expect for the remainder of 2022, as well as updating us on movements in the market over the last couple of months.
28 Feb 2022
Today is Rare Disease Day. Every year, on the last day of February, people across the world come together to raise awareness of the impact of rare diseases on patients across the world, as well as their families and carers. Here, our Software Development Engineer, Luke, explains the impact that living with the rare disease, cutaneous mastocytosis, has on his partner, Lottie.
21 Feb 2022
With care homes now able to welcome back visitors after the restrictions of the pandemic, families across the UK have welcomed the opportunity to be reunited with their elderly relatives after so long. However, an unfortunate trend is emerging with many visiting relatives surprised to find their family members suffering from preventable pressure sores. Debra King, a Senior Associate in our Clinical Negligence team, explains why this is such an important issue.