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MATs: are they all that?

08 Apr 2021

The difference between SATs and MATs is vast, from their structure to their functionality. They are different legal beings. The Government is pushing towards MATs and if you are a SAT you will be expected to have a strong case for staying that way. These are some of the key factors you should consider…

Education

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#BowelCancerAwarenessMonth A Guide to Bowel Cancer

07 Apr 2021

What is Bowel Cancer? Bowel Cancer, also known as Colorectal cancer includes large-bowel cancer (colon cancer) and rectal cancer. The large bowel has five sections (ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon and the rectum). Cancer develops as a result of cells changing and…

Clinical Negligence

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#BowelCancerAwarenessMonth - Not just an older person's disease

07 Apr 2021

Bowel Cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and the second biggest cancer killer*. On the 28th of August 2020, Chadwick Boseman Star of 'Blank Panther', died aged 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, a stark reminder that colon cancer is not just an older persons disease…

Clinical Negligence

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Separated Parents: Considerations when deciding on your child's school

06 Apr 2021

Choosing a school for your child has to be one of the most important decisions you will make for them as a parent or guardian. A school has the ability to shape your child's development and influence their future and therefore finding the right 'fit' for your child is of fundamental…

Family/Divorce

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Local Authority not liable for Bryn Alyn Abuse

01 Apr 2021

Decision: the relationship between the abusive employee and the placing authority was not akin to employment and the duty of care owed by the authority to the claimant was not non-delegable. In the case of SKX v Manchester City Council (2021) EWHC 782 (QB) handed down on 31st March 2021 Cavanagh…

Insurance

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Changes to the Right to Buy policy - does it go far enough?

30 Mar 2021

The proposed changes to the Right to Buy (RTB) policy put forward by the housing sector a couple of years ago has been published by the government in recent weeks. While the changes are welcomed, experts in the housing sector are of the view that an opportunity has been missed to go even further.…

Housing & Regeneration

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