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Latest Articles

  • Sex Discrimination & Shared Parental Leave

    Sex Discrimination & Shared Parental Leave

    The Court of Appeal has today published its decision in relation to Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police and Ali v Capita Customer Management, two cases that considered whether or not it was discriminatory for employers not to pay a man who takes shared parental leave following the birth of a child at the same rate as a woman on maternity leave.

  • Brain Injuries - Concussion in Football & Rugby

    Brain Injuries - Concussion in Football & Rugby

    We have a great weekend of sport to look forward to this weekend with both the Scottish Cup Final and Pro14 Rugby final. While football and rugby are both fantastic sports, in recent times they have had to deal with growing issues around how best to ensure the safety of competitors. With that in mind, the subject of our final blog is concussion in sport.

  • RESPECT the law – the validity of handwritten Wills

    RESPECT the law – the validity of handwritten Wills

    According to a recent article following the death of singer Aretha Franklin, her family located three Wills in her house which she had handwritten and signed during her lifetime. What happens if you have multiple Wills, and are handwritten ones worth the paper they're written on?