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  • New private law cases received by Cafcass in January up 11% on a year ago

    25 February 2018

    3,590 new cases received In January 2018, Cafcass received a total of 3,590 new private law cases. This is an 11% increase compared with those received in January 2017.In the current financial year, Cafcass has received 35,437 new private law cas...

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  • LGBT+ History Month 2

    24 February 2018

    Following on from our previous posts, there are many other flags of which recognise a person’s sexual orientation or a person’s gender identity within the LGBT+ community. Lesbian – a women who is attracted to other women. Ga...

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  • A risk too far: Accident victims and compensation

    23 February 2018

    Row over how compensation money is invested has implications for all policyholders. Follow the link below to read the full article: https://www.ft.com/content/cf338dee-1167-11e8-8cb6-b9ccc4c4dbbb 

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  • Law Society Group gender pay gap report

    22 February 2018

    The Law Society Group (the Group) today published its gender pay gap report. The report details the combined results of the Law Society and Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), which are one legal entity but operate independently. The 2017 Grou...

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  • Public law cases received by Cafcass in January up 3% on a year ago

    22 February 2018

    Highest monthly total for a January on record In January 2018, Cafcass received a total of 1,168 care applications. This figure represents a 3% increase in comparison with January 2017 and is the highest monthly total for a January on record. Vi...

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  • The South West Business Expo 2018

    22 February 2018

    Cartridges Law are proud to be exhibiting at The South West Business Expo, the South West’s largest 1 day Business Show attracting over 3,000 visitors. We wanted to let you know that we have some limited complimentary tickets available for t...

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  • Lessons from the KFC Crisis

    21 February 2018

    This week, fast-food chain KFC has had to close hundreds of restaurants across the country as a result of "teething problems" with a new delivery contractor. Dubbed the #KFCCrisis, this event highlights society’s reliance on contracts a...

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  • MEET THE FIRM - Nicola Hall

    21 February 2018

    Meet Nicola! Nicola is a paralegal in our Civil Litigation department providing support for the fee earners within the team, and as of April this year she will become a Trainee Solicitor with us! Nicola joined Cartridges Law in June 2017 after ...

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  • Nuffield Foundation sets out plans to establish a Family Justice Observatory

    21 February 2018

    12-month development phase will begin in March The Nuffield Foundation has today set out its plans to establish a Family Justice Observatory that will support the best possible decisions for children by improving the use of data and research evid...

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  • Fixing costs in medical negligence cases must not deny patient justice

    20 February 2018

    Clinical negligence victims will be the main casualties in government plans to save the NHS money if adequate time is not taken to get the process of fixing costs right, the Law Society has warned. Commenting on the government’s long-awaite...

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  • LGBT+ History Month

    20 February 2018

    The Pride flag – Do you know that this flag represents? The Pride flag is made up of six colours, each to represent the diversity within the LGBT community. It was first flown in 1978 at the “Gay Freedom Parade” in San Francisco...

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  • Society leads renewed push for early legal advice

    19 February 2018

    As uncertainty hangs over details of the government's long-awaited review of controversial legal aid reforms, the legal profession is refusing to sit idly by waiting for the findings to be published. The Law Society has developed an&nbs...

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  • February is LGBT+ History Month

    14 February 2018

    February is LGBT+ History Month and this year focus is all about Geography: Mapping the World – especially important to celebrate this year now that Australia and 16 more central and south American nations will be able to enjoy same sex wedd...

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  • Don’t let Brexit jeopardise UK’s valuable services sector

    13 February 2018

    Decades spent building the UK’s unrivalled professional services sector must not be thrown away in an EU deal which ignores Britain’s valuable legal services, the Law Society of England and Wales warned. Unveiling a new paper: Bl...

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  • Did you tune into Radio Exe today?

    09 February 2018

    Did you tune into Radio Exe today and listen to our expert Chris Tagg? We'd love to hear your thoughts on today's questions and answers - has anyone else ever had to pay a service charge for tap water?!

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  • Gig economy: Workers' rights to be strictly enforced

    09 February 2018

    The government has promised an overhaul of employment rights to improve conditions for millions of workers, including those in the gig economy. The changes include stricter enforcement of holiday and sick pay rights, and higher fines for firms th...

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  • Shelter responds to new government figures on rough sleeping

    09 February 2018

    New government figures on rough sleeping released today show that in Autumn 2017, 4,751 people were rough sleeping in England – a 15% increase in a year, and a 169% increase since 2010 when the figures first started being recorded- this is...

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  • MEET THE FIRM - Emilia Stachowska

    07 February 2018

    Meet Emilia! Emilia is our Business Support Administrator and on Thursdays and Fridays will be here to greet you as our Receptionist. Emilia is always happy to help in whatever way she can, and plays a key role in the organisation of many of our e...

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  • Teign Housing v Lane

    07 February 2018

    Our Housing Team is dedicated and prepared to challenge and take difficult cases on behalf of clients. Our recently reported case of Teign Housing v Lane is no exception. Despite an appeal being allowed by the Judge, militating factors have enable...

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  • Shelter responds to the English Housing Survey.

    06 February 2018

     Click on the following link to find out what the survey shows: http://ow.ly/Bj8230i6IKV

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  • "The Dementia sessions that Karyna and Ros provided were very insightful, informative and delivered in a friendly and easy to understand way."

    Karyna Squibb and Ros Davies

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