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  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 10.6.24

    Carers Week 2024: A Chance to Get the Advice and ...

    Carer’s week is here and there’s never been a better time to get the legal advice and support you need. Carers are one of the bedrocks of our society, providing a vital service that supports others to have meaningful lives and a higher standard of wellbeing.

  • Commercial

    Posted 6.6.24

    Online subscriptions, fake reviews and drip pricing

    It attempts to tackle several problem areas frequently faced by consumers when purchasing goods and services online.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 10.5.24

    Preventing and managing stress at work

    As we approach mental health awareness week, there is no better time to reflect on your current workplace practice of dealing with stress and mental health.

  • Personal Injury

    Posted 17.4.24

    Cruise Ship Accidents – How Gorvins Solicitors ...

    Accidents on cruise ships can and do happen and can lead to serious injuries that may lead to pain and suffering for many weeks, months or even years after you disembark.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 16.4.24

    The Carers Leave Act 2023 and what they mean for ...

    The Carer’s Leave Act 2023 came into force on the 6th of April 2024 and brings with it a small raft of changes that employers will need to be aware of. In this short blog, we’ll outline what the Act states and what you as an employer will need to do to be compliant and prepared.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 15.4.24

    What the Employment Relations (Flexible Working) ...

    Recently, there have been some changes that are worth taking note of, in relation to flexible working requests, under the Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023. In this short blog, we’re going to run through what these changes mean for employers and employees and what you can do as an employer to ensure that you’re compliant and prepared.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 10.4.24

    Annual leave and holiday pay for part-year and ...

    The Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023 has recently changed how holiday pay and annual leave are calculated for part-year and irregular workers. In this short blog, we’ll look at what those changes are and explore what you as an employer can be doing to ease the transition, maintain legal compliance and provide timely advice to staff on what annual leave they’re entitled to throughout the year.

  • Personal Injury

    Posted 3.4.24

    Workplace Transport Accidents

    According to the Health and Safety Executive, every year, there are around 5,000 accidents at work involving transport in the workplace.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 20.3.24

    Using Trusts for Disabled Beneficiaries

    As a parent of a child with disabilities or severe learning difficulties, you’ll be well aware of the increased care and support your child requires on a day to day basis.

  • Corporate Law

    Posted 15.3.24

    Companies House to increase fees from the 1st of ...

    With effect from the 1st May 2024, Companies House is increasing its fees for more-or-less every service it offers where a fee is payable. This is the first time in several years that their fees have been revised and going forward they’ll be based on what’s called a “cost-recovery basis” where the fee must cover the cost of Companies House providing the service without any profit being made.

  • Military Claims

    Posted 15.3.24

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Armed Forces

    PTSD often strikes members of the Armed Forces, due to their traumatic experiences both in combat and on exercise, but it can affect anyone. The condition, however, was first recognised in war veterans and was previously known as ‘shell shock’.

  • Military Claims

    Posted 15.3.24

    What is a non-freezing cold injury?

    Non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) symptoms are commonly suffered in the feet and/or hands (the most well-known form is ‘trench foot’). Read more in our blog.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 6.3.24

    Women’s workplace issues and challenges

    When we think of the challenges women face in the workplace, the first issue that usually comes to mind is pregnancy and maternity leave. However, there are many other issues and challenges women face – even in 2023.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 12.2.24

    Who can arrange a funeral after the death of a ...

    Contesting Wills and entering into family disputes following the death of a loved one is not as uncommon as you’d think, particularly where the subject of that dispute is the deceased loved one’s wishes.

  • Personal Injury

    Posted 12.2.24

    Unsafe rented properties – When can you make a ...

    If your landlord is conscientious and ensures their property is safe and standards compliant, you’ll have a home that allows you to relax and thrive. If, however, your landlord does not maintain the property to safe standards, you could potentially suffer an injury or poor health outcome as a result of the properties poor condition.

  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 2.2.24

    Speeding Epidemic: Over 30,000 Motorists Fined in ...

    An alarming number of motorists have been accused of speeding in Greater Manchester over the past year. According to recent reports, more than 30,000 drivers have found themselves facing accusations of exceeding the speed limit in the busy streets of Manchester.

  • Corporate Law

    Posted 2.2.24

    The damaging effects of unqualified legal services.

    In a legal landscape where accessibility to services is at an all-time high, the distinction between legitimate and fraudulent legal advice has never been more critical.

  • Employment

    Posted 1.2.24

    Nurturing Success: A Guide to Effectively ...

    Welcoming new employees into your organisation is not just a formality; it's a crucial step in ensuring both their success and the overall success of your business. Effective onboarding sets the tone for a positive work experience, helps integrate new hires into the company culture, and fosters a sense of belonging.

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