Moving with The Times

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen demand for electric bicycles and new forms of transport soar as commuters struggle to find alternatives to crowded public trains and buses. In July, for the first time, electric scooters were legalised for use on British streets. This article considers the law of electric bikes, scooters, and other personal transporters…

Lip Service

Men, women and even children (unbelievably) are embracing the beauty treatment revolution, whether at home or in a local salon. According to research, in 2017, one in three Britons had received a treatment in either a spa, salon or other treatment area in the past 12 months  – although clearly the sector is currently being…

What is the value of my injury claim? JC Guidelines

The Judicial College Guidelines for the assessment of general damages in personal injury cases provides guidance to Judges and practitioners as to the value of General Damages. General Damages are compensation for pain and suffering resulting from an accident. The guidelines are updated regularly and were last published in November 2019.  The most obvious and…

Richard Meggitt, Solicitor explores the obligation on an employer when dealing with asbestos in the 1970s.

Exposure to asbestos; what should an employer in the 1970s have done? Mr Bussey was employed as a plumber from 1965 to 1968. In the course of that employment, he handled and cut asbestos cement pipes and manipulated asbestos rope when installing and repairing central heating systems and boilers. In February 2015, he developed mesothelioma.…