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Insulating your business from legal costs

10 August 2020 Running a business can be challenging but this will be all the more so in these uncertain times as we embark upon the ‘new normal’ post-lockdown. There are many legal and other pitfalls that... READ

Claims over asbestos-related illness

26 June 2020 It is encouraging to see the Charity sector make great efforts to assist the NHS in these unusual times.  The global Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous pressure on NHS resources, and the Charity sector... READ

Clarity on interruption insurance

20 May 2020 Many business owners have been left reeling from the disruption caused by Covid-19 and have sought to rely on Business Interruption Insurance attaching to commercial insurance policies. However, some Insurers have refused to pay... READ

Recovering money owed to your business

05 February 2020 The Financial Conduct Authority’s recent survey (Financial Lives 2017) found that personal debt levels in Northern Ireland are the highest in the UK, with adults owing £670 more than the national average. The survey... READ

Strict liability for many in-flight accidents

09 January 2020 For most of us, the festive season is well and truly over and it’s back to work with a bump. It is hardly surprising that many of us will be booking flights to sunny... READ

One in five patients misdiagnosed by Dr Michael Watt

19 November 2019 One in five patients misdiagnosed by Dr Michael Watt The most recent revelation to emerge from the ongoing investigation by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust into Dr Michael Watt is that one... READ

Is your business being investigated by a government body?

15 November 2019 We live in an increasingly regulated society and every year there seems to be new rules, legislation and regulations introduced governing not just lawyers but all sorts of businesses, from large limited companies to... READ

Employment Contracts – the importance of post-termination restrictive covenants

14 November 2019 Departing employees are often well-placed to take advantage of confidential information, strategic plans, customer and client details or other information about their employer’s business, after the termination of their employment. They may attempt to... READ

Asbestos still killing almost 1 person a week in Northern Ireland.

04 September 2019 The website of the Health & Safety Executive in Northern Ireland (HSENI) is probably not one of the most read, despite the useful information provided in relation to various hazards within the workplace and... READ

Public Services Ombudsman Complaints on the rise.

14 August 2019 It may or may not come as a surprise to learn that a report released on 11th July 2019 revealed that complaints to the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman increased by 15% in the... READ
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