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  • Stonewall celebrates defining moments and voices this LGBT History Month

    11 February 2015

    Stonewall25 website commemorates historical milestones for equality LGBT Voices shares 25 stories of those who have helped shape our community Stonewall asks: 'what's your defining moment in LGBT history?' Stonewall mar...

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  • Women's Aid February Newsletter

    05 February 2015

    On 12 February a new and unique source of data will enable us to understand how and why women are being killed by men in horrifying numbers, what our state agencies are doing about it, and whether their actions work.   The launch of the F...

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  • Casual Jobs and Internships Fair - 2014/2015

    04 February 2015

    Michael and Dana were  at Exeter University yesterday with the Cartridges Business Hub From the Exeter Uni webite http://www.exeter.ac.uk/careers/events/careersfairs/casual-fair/ Casual Jobs and Internships Fairs We hold two e...

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  • Judicial concern about lack of legal aid - Re: K and H

    02 February 2015

    From Resolution Click here for full story 26 Jan 2015 David Emmerson, partner at TV Edwards and chair of Resolution's legal aid committee, looks at how the judiciary are expressing their concern about the lack of legal aid post LASPO and inge...

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  • Local court closures threaten access to justice

    30 January 2015

    Plans to close several courthouses across Northern Ireland have been met with dismay by lawyers, who say access to justice will be severely limited for vulnerable people.   The Department of Justice Northern Ireland (DoJNI) revealed y...

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  • Dementia Friends Workshop

    27 January 2015

    St Thomas traders took part in a Dementia Friends workshop this afternoon - The next 10 years will see a 40% increase in dementia diagnoses - awareness in community needed. About Dementia FriendsPeople with dementia get by with a little help fr...

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  • Violence Against Women eNews - January 2015

    23 January 2015

    Success for survivors as law strengthened to criminalise coercive, controlling abuse  Click here for the full newsletter Making coercive control a crime is just the start. There is a significant opportunity right now to improve the cr...

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  • Court deals blow to rights of domestic violence survivors to access justice

    22 January 2015

    Legal aid is a lifeline for victims of abuse, enabling them to escape from abusive relationships, protect their children, and manage their financial situations.  Access to justice is vital in these cases – the statistics are stark; ...

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  • Lawyers condemn ‘outrageous’ court fee hike

    22 January 2015

    Government plans for dramatic increases in the cost of going to court could have a profound impact on access to justice, according to personal injury lawyers. A claim valued at £12,000 would demand a court fee increase of almost a thi...

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  • Politicians must accelerate the drive to family mediation

    22 January 2015

    Whichever party wins the general election must accelerate efforts to push separating couples towards family mediation to settle arrangements for children, property and finance, says England and Wales’ leading mediation provider.   ...

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  • Family Law Week January 2015 Newsletter

    20 January 2015

    You can download the most recent Family Law Week Newsletter to the right of this article

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  • Lawyers clear snow shovelling myths ahead of freeze

    20 January 2015

    As amber weather-warnings are issued across many parts of the UK, personal injury lawyers have reassured homeowners that they can clear paths and driveways of snow or ice without fear of being sued. “Every single winter someone some...

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  • An evening with Jo Pavey

    16 January 2015

    An inspirational evening was had by all last night at the Barnfield Theatre with a talk by Jo Pavey.   Jo Pavey won the National 10000m championship in May 2014 having given birth to her second child, Emily, in 2013!  Her 2014 season ...

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  • Women’s Aid welcomes new offence but warns of ‘misuse’ of defence

    13 January 2015

    Women’s Aid has welcomed the Government’s amendments to criminalise coercive and controlling patterns of behaviour and psychological abuse in relationships, but warned that the defence included in the offence could too easily be manipu...

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  • New research: Quarter of British parents who live with their children ‘secretly consider divorce or separation’

    09 January 2015

    - Research also shows reluctance to seek support for relationship problems Embargoed until 00.01 Friday 2 January – ‘divorce day’ A quarter (26%) of British parents who currently live with their partner and children ha...

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  • Patients need truth about medical mistakes, say lawyers

    09 January 2015

    Medical and social care staff should be open and upfront about medical blunders, say lawyers as the Scottish Government consults on imposing a ‘duty of candour’ for healthcare providers. “Most people who are injured as a res...

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  • Should the hairdressing industry be regulated?

    09 January 2015

    There is an interesting blog entry by Ruth Johnson on the APIL website in relation to the regulation of the hairdressing industry.  At Cartridges we have successfully acted for numerous clients who have had personal injury claims as a result ...

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  • Three million people are struggling to pay their rent

    09 January 2015

    The Federation finds that the equivalent of three million people are struggling to pay their rent, as squeezed renters cut back on food and heating in the battle to make ends meet. 23 December 2014 Almost a third (31%) of private renters i...

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  • DASLS - By Rob Newman, Past President and Magna Carta Event

    07 January 2015

    From DASLS January Newsletter - click here for full version  By Rob Newman, Past President and Magna Carta EventWorking Party Chairman1215-2015 Seeking Justice A deeply unpopular government. Troubles in Europe, with concern...

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  • Corry Van Zeeland Presentation

    05 January 2015

    At the end of November Cartridges Solicitors, the University of Exeter, and DASLS had the pleasure of hosting a presentation by Corry Van Zeeland from the University of Tilburg, one of the most challenging and innovative thinkers in the field of m...

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