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  • 85% of people injured at work are not compensated.

    16 April 2014

    The Compensation Myth, a joint report by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Trades Union Congress states that more than 85% of people injured or who suffered an illness as a result of work do not recover compensation.  In...

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  • Cartridges will be running a stall at the Pride Emporium - Fri 9th May

    11 April 2014

    Friday 9th May, 11am - 2pm Exeter University Dana Mulligan & Joe Norman will be running a stall at Exeter University at the Pride Emporium in the Forum, Streatham Campus from 11am until 2pm on 9th May  promoting all the LGBT work we do a...

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  • Exeter Advice Centre Launch

    11 April 2014

    Members of staff attended the launch of the Exeter Advice Centre  at the ballroom of Exeter Community Centre.   Exeter Advice Centre is a partnership of established charities who are working together to combine their services in the Ex...

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  • UN expert on violence against women launches mission to the UK

    09 April 2014

    Reported in Family Law Week: Preliminary findings to be presented in mid-April United Nations Special Rapporteur Rashida Manjoo is visiting the United Kingdom to study the main manifestations of violence perpetrated in the family and in the co...

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  • New Employment Law Provisions

    08 April 2014

    The start of the new tax year on 6 April 2014 has brought with it a plethora of new employment law provisions.   Financial penalties for employers For employers there are potential financial penalties if an Employment Tribunal considers a ...

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  • Congratulations to James Durston on another marathon run!

    07 April 2014

    Fighting off a sore throat, blisters, and aching limbs, James Durston ran the Taunton Marathon on 6th April in 3 hours 30 minutes.  "It wasn't my best time but I felt ropey and nearly didn't start", said James, "especially when I heard the di...

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  • Exeter Pride 10th May 2014 - We will be there!

    03 April 2014

    We will again be at the annual Exeter Pride event on May 10th with our colourful cupcakes!  This year we are gold sponsors for the event and will have our usual stall where our staff will be on hand giving out goodie bags, cakes, privilege ca...

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  • Mediation is better – couples told as top ten divorce courts are revealed

    03 April 2014

    Mediation is better – couples told as top ten divorce courts are revealed Thousands of separating couples are being urged to spurn confrontational courtroom battles and use mediation to sort out disputes over their pro...

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  • Message from Stonewall

    03 April 2014

      Dear Supporter,  A message from Ruth Hunt, Acting Chief Executive When Stonewall was found...

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  • Mother’s Day Picnic in aid of SAFE

    03 April 2014

    On Sunday 31st March 2014 Penny Scott and Lisa McLaughlin attended a Mother’s Day picnic on the Cathedral Green to show their support in saving Exeter Refuge.   “It was great to see so many people turn up to this event and sho...

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  • Age UK 10k Run

    24 March 2014

      Sunday saw James Durston, Clare Aryeetey, Vivien Cocks and Dana Mulligan run Age UK’s 10k race around Exeter City Centre.  The run is organised to raise funds which go to helping change people’s lives for the better. The...

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  • Dissenters’ Graveyard Clean Up

    24 March 2014

    Bridget Garrood was getting stuck in and muddy this weekend when she volunteered to help clear up the Dissenter’s Graveyard site off Magdalen Street.    From the Exeter Dissenter’s Graveyard Trust website:   &ldqu...

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  • Exeter YMCA Sleepeasy Report

    17 March 2014

    It’s a record:  Exeter’s Sleepeasy 2014 was the biggest rough sleeping event in UK and we are very proud of Housing Case Worker James Durston for taking part and raising £266.70 for Exeter YMCA in the process – the...

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  • Fundraising for Exeter YMCA Sleepeasy event

    07 March 2014

    Yesterday staff member Vivien very kindly made leek & potato soup and the most amazing cheese scones for the office in return for a donation to the Exeter YMCA Sleepeasy event which housing worker James Durston is participating in.  Click...

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  • Financial Penalties upon Employers

    06 March 2014

    Historically employers who fought and lost employment tribunal claims may have been liable to pay the successful employee an award of compensation but rarely were employers required to pay costs or any other financial penalty. In July 2013 Empl...

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  • YMCA Sleepeasy

    05 March 2014

    On 15th March 2014 James Durston will be sleeping rough for a night to raise funds to help disadvantaged young people build a future.    James is a Housing Caseworker with Cartridges and is often assisting young people who find themsel...

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  • Who will get what if I get divorced? Where do I stand?

    28 February 2014

    You may have read in the news that the Law Commission has recommended allowing prenuptial agreements in the UK and making them legally binding.  The Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements proposals which have been put together by the Law ...

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  • Signing a Will

    27 February 2014

    Historically the preparation of a Will has required careful attention to detail and in particular a precise compliance with the formalities to ensure the Will is valid. One of the formalities that has often caused problems arises when a beneficiar...

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  • Age UK Exeter's Will Scheme

    26 February 2014

    Cartridges Solicitors are participating in the Age UK Exeter’s Will Scheme which runs from 3rd to 7th March 2014.  The scheme allows people to make Wills for which the participating Solicitors make no charge.  The people creating t...

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  • Marriage is made for Man, not Man for Marriage

    26 February 2014

    During a speech to the Medico-Legal Society on 18th February Lord Wilson of Culworth has said “same-sex marriage will strengthen the institution of marriage.” Speaking in Belfast Lord Wilson gave examples of  how the rules of ma...

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  • "Thanks again for all your help on my case. I really appreciate all the work you did for me and my daughter. We got there in the end and I am looking forward to starting over again. I will recommend you and Cartridges to any friends and family in the future"

    Anita Laws

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